Ambulatory Large Animal Veterinarian - Varied Caseload!

Location Fraser Coast
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Large Animal Vet, Mixed Vet (Small, Large and Equine)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to $110k + Vehicle, Phone & Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGLAFC
Published: 23 days ago

​ **Large Animal Vet Opportunity for ambulatory work in the Fraser Coast and Gympie districts**

**More Info on Benefits, Team & Pictures Available **Get in Touch Today**

The Role:

  • This is a newly created role to assist with growth in a very large area with an untapped potential of clients who would greatly value having a local large animal veterinarian.

Mix of Work:

  • The mix is approximately 30% beef cattle, 60% equine, 10% sheep/goat/alpaca. If you prefer some small animal work in the mix, this can be accommodated.

  • The livestock clients are commercial and stud beef clients plus hobby farm and small holdings.

  • Plenty of bull testing and preg testing if you are capable. If you are working towards upskilling and/or BBSE and PregCheck accreditation, then we have the numbers and the examiners to help you.

  • Horses are a mix of companion, pony clubbers, quarter and stock horses, some equine stud work but not essential.

The Rota:

  • Full time 38 hours per week – how this is rostered can be flexible e.g., 4 days per week, 9 days per fortnight.


  • The large animal vets service clients from Gympie up to north of Childers, all points east, and west to Biggenden and Kilkivan.

  • We have clinics at Maryborough, Childers, Gympie and branches at Howard and Tin Can Bay. Ideally you would be based at the Childers clinic.

  • Choose your lifestyle…coast or country…Options to suit families and singles include Childers, Howard, Tiaro, Burrum Heads, Toogum, Maryborough, Hervey Bay.!

The Ideal Applicant:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in mixed or large animal-focused practice.

  • Your ability to communicate well with large animal clients and build a great rapport with farmers is very important to us.

  • You enjoy being out on the road, don’t mind a decent drive in the country and can manage your time effectively.

  • Despite being out working solo all day, you are enthusiastic about connecting in with and being a part of your local and regional teams.


  • Base salary is dependent on your skills and experience. Expect a starting point of $90,000 plus & superannuation

  • A full equipped vehicle & Work mobile phone provided.

  • AVA membership, VSB registration, VIN, CVE, Plumbs App and Journal subscriptions

  • Many other benefits that come with being part of the large Veterinary Group family!

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.comIf this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them.

If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE