Job Details

  • Unique and exclusive bonus/equity opportunity
  • A supportive, friendly team and all round great work environment
  • Great work perks and benefits

The Location:

Mudgee is a medium sized country town, surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty, including national parks and mountain escarpments. It is a well-regarded wine producing area in Central West NSW about 4 hours’ drive northwest from Sydney. It provides a wide range of recreational activities and amenities, including one of the best golf courses in rural NSW (only one bunker!).

Some of our nurses and vets own their own horses and ride in one or more of the local horse-riding clubs including: endurance, dressage, eventing, pony club, polo and polo cross. There is a thriving art scene with a variety of food and music festivals throughout the year. An ideal place to raise a family, in a pleasant social environment, away from the noise and bustle of the city. The schools available, both private and public have high academic and sporting achievements and offer excellent education options.

 Our Practice

Our mixed animal practice is housed in a purpose-built hospital and currently has 3 veterinarians with a wonderfully experienced support team. There is a significant amount of equine reproduction work with opportunities to expand this part of the practice.

We are well equipped with:

  • A video endoscope - used in horse racetrack work and small animal diagnostics
  • Digital wireless radiography - installed for small animal, large animal, and intra-operative situations
  • Diagnostic ultrasound - used for small animal abdominal and thoracic imaging as well as equine reproduction
  • An IM3 dental unit
  • Dental radiography
  • 3 consult rooms and a large surgery room
  • A range of orthopaedic instrumentation
  • An Idexx blood analysis system is also on site.

We are a small, dedicated team, passionate about what we do, and always aim to provide professional and compassionate care for our patients.

The Opportunity:

A part-time or full-time position is available for an enthusiastic veterinarian looking for a close-knit and supportive team to thrive with. Ideally, a vet with large animal experience would fit in well with the team.

To be successful for this position, you will have:

  • A Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) or an equivalent degree recognised in Australia.
  • Experience working in a veterinary clinic – both consultative and surgical preferred but not essential. Large animal experience will be highly regarded!
  • Ability to work with fellow team members and build rapport with clients.
  • A desire to grow, learn and develop your career.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.

We are an approved visa sponsor and welcome applications from suitably qualified overseas candidates.

Why should you consider working here?

  • Receive an industry leading salary package
  • You’re Pawesome - A unique bonus/equity opportunity (LTI)
  • Paid Veterinary Board Registration, radiation license and VIN membership (pro-rata for part-time)
  • We are proud to be Great Place to Work – Certified!
  • Novated vehicle leasing options
  • Potential visa sponsorship + relocation assistance for overseas candidates
  • Accredited as a ‘Skilled Mental Health First Aid®’ workplace. Mental Health & Wellbeing are a priority, and we understand that work life balance is vital
  • Generous CPD allowance and paid study leave for veterinarians
  • Flexible work options
  • Alongside paid Parental Leave we offer Paid Purrental Leave – because we love our fur babies
  • VC Graduate Vet Program - 24-month mentoring journey
  • VC Learning Academy - online learning portal
  • Personal Wellness – Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Generous Team member referral bonus


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

Job Ref: NR000162
Submitted: 06-06-2024

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