Job Details

Lead Veterinarian
  • Unique and exclusive bonus/equity opportunity
  • Be a part of a thriving company in a rapid growth phase
  • Our People come first!

Situated just 54kms south of Newcastle and between the glittering waterways of Tuggerah Lake and Budgewoi Lake, Toukley is a tranquil hideaway with big attractions in every direction. Spend your downtime hiking, horse riding, kayaking on the lake, surfing or relaxing on the beautiful beaches

Toukley Veterinary Clinic has provided a friendly, caring and professional service to the local Toukley community since 2000. A veterinary practice, caring for companion animals, exotic pets, birds, and the occasional native animal. We are well equipped with modern equipment including X-ray machine and digital processor, dental unit, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitoring and a full surgery.

The Opportunity:
We are seeking a lead veterinarian with aspirations for greater responsibility that are rewarded and recognised. As the Lead Vet, you will be involved in a mix of consulting, surgery and leading a wonderful team of passionate vets and nurses.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science + current Veterinary Board Registration or eligibility for veterinary board registration in Australia
  • Proven veterinary experience within a senior role will be highly regarded
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Calm, compassionate, and professional demeanour
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  • Leadership skills and team orientation

What’s in it for you?

  • An Industry leading salary package
  • Practice Manager / Lead Veterinarian Bonus Scheme (STI)
  • Support from a dedicated and easily accessible support office team to help take the pressure off the admin aspect of a lead vet position
  • Paid Veterinary Board Registration, Radiation License and VIN membership
  • VC Graduate Vet Program – 24-month mentoring journey
  • VC Academic Academy – Drive your career with continuous learning
  • Generous CPD allowance and paid study leave for Veterinarians
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing options
  • Potential visa sponsorship + relocation assistance for overseas candidates
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing are a priority, and we understand that work life balance is vital. Vets Central are accredited in being recognised as a ‘Skilled Mental Health First Aid®’ workplace
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Paid Purrental Leave
  • Generous team member Referral Bonus
  • Flare HR Perks & discounts on everyday expenses including groceries, electronics, entertainment, fuel, restaurants, fashion brands and more


If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply now to register your interest!




Job Ref: NR000147
Submitted: 16-01-2024

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