Head Veterinarian - Exception Salary/Package & Benefits!

Location Sydney
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Head Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to $130k + Superannuation & Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGSYDN
Published: 12 months ago

If you’re currently in a leadership role or a senior Vet and ready to take the reins and lead a team…this could be for you!  

  • Commitment to your leadership growth, with financial support for development

  • Relocation/Sponsorship support, Competitive salary commensurate to experience

  • Free access to health, financial & wellbeing support services

Join this industry leader who have a focus on delivering world class, innovative patient care & providing a work environment where the team feel like they belong and are valued for the experience & skill set they bring. 

You will be joining a highly experienced team of 4 vets and 8 nurses. With a range of phenomenal equipment such as digital Xray, in Idexx laboratory and their own in-house ultrasound machine. The clinic is close to the town centre cafés, giving plenty of opportunity to socialise with your team over coffee and cake!

As Head Vet, you will:

  • Work close with their Practice Manger, lead & guide team on a day-to-day basis

  • Be responsible for the day to day running of the practice

  • Lead by example & working to create a positive culture & working environment

  • Undertake administrative tasks such as vet rosters, timesheets, and reviews

  • Treat animals medically and surgically, and administering and prescribing drugs, analgesics, and general and local anaesthetics

  • Determine the presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography and ultrasound

  • Perform surgery and dressing wounds (basic orthopaedic skills favorable but not essential)

  • Render obstetric services to animals

  • Advise clients on health, nutrition, hygiene, and care of animals

  • Assist with our new graduate program helping mentor the veterinarians of the future.


  • Over award salary commensurate with experience

  • The clinic are able to oFfer you, your family & pets generous benefits, such as product & services discounts, free access to health, financial & wellbeing support services along with a plethora of e-training, whilst still retaining the feel of working in a small family-owned business. 

  • Full or Part time position with 1 rotating Saturday shift per month.

  • Extensive personal leave package including 1 week study leave.

  • No OOH and no double bookings

  • Unlimited financial allowance for continual professional development (CPD)

  • Visa/Sponsorship & financial relocation support

  • Access to the health, wellbeing, and financial services.

  • Employee discount

  • The opportunity to contribute & make a difference in the lives of pets and their families

  • Opportunity for partnership at the clinic

If you’re currently in a leadership role or a senior Vet and ready to take the reins and lead a team… Get in Touch with Sophie Today to be considered for this Role & Many More!

If 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.