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Full-time Lead Veterinarian
  • Be a part of a thriving company in a rapid growth phase
  • Proud to be 'Great Place to Work' - Certified!
  • Supportive and friendly team

Scarborough Veterinary Surgery is located in Redcliffe, Moreton Bay Regional Council area of Queensland, approximately a 40min easy drive north from Brisbane and within close proximity to idyllic surrounds; beaches, parklands, cafes and restaurants, national parks, a fabulous vibe and a laidback lifestyle. With Scarborough Veterinary Surgery, you’ll not only have a rewarding veterinary career, but a healthy work/life balance to enjoy the area's laid-back charm in your downtime.

We are a small animal practice, underpinned by a tight team who takes immense pride in the services we deliver. A team that really believes we are making a difference and have been doing so for over 30 years. Our comprehensive veterinary surgery facilities and equipment include a Digital X-Ray, IM 3 dental equipment and IM 3 dental x-ray unit. 

This opportunity will suit an experienced/senior vet with aspirations for greater responsibility that are rewarded and recognised. You will lead a wonderful team of passionate vets and vet nurses to continue delivering personalised, professional and dedicated care to our patients and their owners. You will be involved in a mix of consulting, surgery and leading your team.

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
  • Experience within a senior role and across all facets of GP work, clinical, surgical, leadership/management 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

Some of our perks include:

  • An industry leading salary package
  • Sign on bonus
  • 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
  • You’re Pawesome - A unique bonus/equity opportunity (LTI)
  • Paid Veterinary Board Registration, radiation license and VIN membership (pro-rata for part-time)
  • 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
  • We are proud to be Great Place to Work – Certified!
  • Alongside paid Parental Leave we offer Paid Purrental Leave – because we love our furbabies
  • 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, we would love to consider you to be a part of our wonderful team.


Please apply now by sending your cover letter and resume to:


Job Ref: NR000164
Submitted: 10-06-2024

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