Emergency Veterinarian

Location Tasmania
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Graduate Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $95K-$150K
Contact name: Aimee Greer

Contact email: aimee@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: AG191
Published: 6 months ago

​Are you a compassionate and inquisitive veterinarian seeking a new opportunity? Look no further for an exciting chance to join a thriving veterinary team in Northern Tasmania. We are currently recruiting experienced veterinarians for an exceptional after-hours and emergency position.

  • Minimum of 1-2 years in small animal practice (Emergency experience not required).

  • $5000 commitment bonus for permanent positions upon completion of 6 months.

  • Salary is dependent on experience. Recent graduates could expect $95K-$115K and experienced vets $125K-$150k

  • Temporary Accommodation is available if required

The Role:

You will have the opportunity to work in a thriving veterinary care hub, where you can expand your expertise while making a meaningful impact by providing top-notch veterinary services to beloved animal companions. The region offers a diverse range of cases, from companion animals to exotic species. Beyond the clinic, you'll find yourself immersed in the natural beauty of Tasmania where you will be surrounded by outdoor adventures.

About You:

  • Eligible for registration in Tasmania

  • Willingness to learn and collaborate within the team.

  • Effective and respectful communication skills under pressure.

  • Courage to ask for help when needed.

  • Openness to working night shifts with a positive mindset.

  • Interest in coaching the nurse team to enhance their skill levels.

  • Empathy for clients and their special bond with their pets.

  • Availability to work evening and weekend shifts (no expectation to work every weekend).


Relocating to Tasmania offers a unique blend of natural beauty, quality of life, and a strong sense of community that's hard to find elsewhere. Known for its pristine landscapes, Tasmania boasts breathtaking wilderness, rugged coastlines, and a temperate climate, making it an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. The island's slower pace of life and friendly locals create a welcoming atmosphere, perfect for those seeking a change from the hustle and bustle of city living. Additionally, Tasmania's growing economy, excellent education and healthcare systems, and burgeoning arts and culinary scenes make it an appealing destination for individuals and families looking for a fresh start in a place where work-life balance and a close connection to nature are prioritized.

If you are ready for a fulfilling adventure in the world of after-hours and emergency veterinary care, we invite you to take the next step in your veterinary career with us.

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you or you want to hear more call or Whatsapp Aimee on +447835146288 or email a CV to aimee@lloydandcowan.com.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649. 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