Job Details

Lead Veterinarian
  • Our people come first!
  • Sign on bonus!
  • A supportive, friendly team and all round great work environment

About Us

Located in Melbourne’s southeast along the Mornington Peninsula, Seaford Veterinary Hospital was founded in 1987 and is a partner clinic to Carrum Downs Veterinary Hospital. Seaford and Carrum Downs Hospitals have been serving the community for over 25 years. Seaford provides professional and high standard health care to dogs, cats, exotic pets and wildlife.

Seaford Vet Hospital has a well-equipped operating theatre with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment. With fully equipped examination rooms, diagnostic machines and pharmaceutical stores we provide on-the-spot assistance for nearly all pet health and medical needs.


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 three passionate vets, an experienced practice manager and team of nurses.


To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Hold a BVSc or equivalent, and registration to practice in Victoria, Aus.
  • Proven veterinary experience within a senior role will be highly regarded but not mandatory
  • 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
  • Sign on bonus
  • Practice Manager / Lead Veterinarian Bonus Scheme (STI)
  • You’re Pawesome Program - A unique bonus/equity opportunity (LTI)
  • 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


Please apply now to register your interest! For further information, email: or call our friendly careers team on 0458 439 613.

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Job Ref: NR000151
Submitted: 23-01-2024

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