Small Animal Vet (Sydeny)

Location New South Wales
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 120k-140k
Contact name: Michaella McCollum

Contact email:
Job ref: mmc141
Published: 4 days ago

​Do you want to work somewhere where you feel heard? Where you have the freedom to practice how you want to? Where you have as much or as little mentoring as you need/want? Where although we feel like family, we know you have your own family to look after and thus we are flexible with your needs.😊

  • Enjoy the prospect of a genuine work-life balance in an ideal location

  • Exposure to a wide variety of interesting medical and surgical cases

  • An ideal practice to take your veterinary career to the next level (if you have <3 yrs experience) e.g., diverse medical/surgical caseload, ECC experience, complicated orth. experience, advanced ultrasound experience

  • An ideal practice to settle in for the long haul, enjoying benefits that are rarely received in our industry! (If you have >4 to 5 yrs experience) e.g., flexible working, remuneration & benefits, no after hours and as much or little autonomy as you like

About us

We are a privately owned mixed/small animal clinic and want to find a like-minded small animal veterinarian to join our warm, welcoming, talented and highly collaborative team. Experience genuine clinical freedom in a highly supportive environment with all the resources you need to confidently deliver best-practice veterinary care. Enjoy the close relationships we have developed with our highly compliant customers and look forward to the prospect of a genuine work-life balance.

We have an excellent reputation for providing quality veterinary care with compassion and understanding, and have a loyal and compliant client base that spans generations in many cases. Our core values centre around “Experience & Excellence in Veterinary Care.” The clinic is well-resourced and well-presented with a spacious interior. We have a vast array of modern diagnostic and surgical equipment, as well as easy to use veterinary management software and plenty of onsite parking. We appreciate all of our team members’ feedback and are not resistant to change.

What really sets us apart is your new fellow team members. From reception to nursing to the veterinarian team, all are committed to supporting each other and providing the best possible patient care. Skills and experience are shared with enthusiasm and new ideas and approaches are actively encouraged.

About this role

As a veterinary professional, you already have a pretty good idea as to the day-to-day requirements of being a talented veterinarian. Here are some of the key skills that we are seeking that are particularly relevant to this opportunity:

  • Competency in routine surgery (desexings, lump removals, dentals)

  • Confidence in physical exams, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating a treatment plan

  • Some experience in more advanced soft tissue surgery (not essential, can be taught), any orthopaedic skills would be a bonus

An experienced vet will have the opportunity to share their experience and skills across our team while receiving additional benefits. Less experienced will enjoy exceptional support and guidance from our highly experienced team, including a dedicated career plan in line with your aspirations (if wanted/needed).

About you

Your qualifications, expertise and experience are certainly essential to your success in this role and it is expected that you will demonstrate talent and skill as a small animal veterinarian. In addition, these qualities are important to us:

  • Effective communication

  • Compassionate

  • Sound decision-making

  • Honesty & Integrity

Our location

Located on the foreshore of Lake Illawarra, and nearby Wollongong, is the gateway to the beautiful South Coast of NSW where a myriad of beaches and coastal villages await.

There is an ideal balance of country charm and urban resources with great schools, medical resources and community facilities and plenty of shopping from boutiques to department stores within a few minutes drive.

With Sydney just ninety minutes North, and ample national parks and waterways at hand, an ideal location for individuals, couples and families alike.

Our offer

In order to attract talented veterinary professionals like you, we have a flexible approach to remuneration based on your expertise and potential – typically this will include:

  • A salary range of $120 -140k base commensurate with experience, expertise and skills

  • 4 weeks annual leave plus 1 week paid Continuing Education leave

  • Opportunity for bonuses and other benefits available for the right candidate

We are flexible with employment types and can tailor a permanent full-time or part-time position to suit your needs. If full time employment is sought, it would be an average of 38 hours per week (no after hours).

In addition to the above, we are also happy to consider other remuneration alternatives that may better suit your needs which we will be happy to explore as our discussions develop.

​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 Michaella on 07562615737 or email a CV no

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