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Lead Veterinarian
  • Sign on bonus
  • Potential visa sponsorship and relocation allowance for overseas/interstate candidates
  • Rental accommodation available in a spacious three-bedroom house located above the practice

VC Operations Pty Ltd.


About Us:

Gladstone Vet Clinic is a well-established and community-loved veterinary practice located in Sun Valley. Our clinic specializes in the care of small animals, with a touch of exotic pets such as birds and lizards. With a loyal client base and a reputation for quality care, we are a stable and welcoming practice seeking an experienced veterinarian with aspirations for greater responsibility that are rewarded and recognised.


We have a strong, established client base and do not require additional advertising to attract clients. The practice is highly spacious and well-equipped to provide comprehensive care including two large consulting rooms, a separate surgery, a sterilisation room, a large treatment area, and a hydro bath.


The Role:

As the Lead Vet (along with the support of the practice manager), you will lead one other passionate vet and a team of motivated vet nurses delivering personalised, professional and dedicated care to our patients and their owners.


Our clinic operates with reasonable hours: Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5:30 PM, and Saturdays from 8 AM to 12:30 PM. Saturdays will be a shared roster. There are no after-hours requirements, allowing for an excellent work-life balance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver comprehensive veterinary care to small animals and some exotic pets
  • Oversee the clinic’s daily operations, maintaining high standards of veterinary care
  • Exercise flexible and independent decision-making in clinical and operational matters
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with our lovely clientele


Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds Bachelor of Veterinary Science + current Veterinary Board Registration or eligibility for veterinary board registration in Australia
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to run a clinic independently
  • Willingness to integrate into the local community and build lasting relationships with clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Calm, compassionate, and professional demeanour
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills


What We Offer:

  • An industry leading base salary of $140,000 - $150,000 per annum plus superannuation
  • 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)
  • A supportive, friendly, and collaborative work environment
  • Accommodation in a spacious three-bedroom house located above the clinic, ideal for individuals or couples, particularly those relocating from overseas
  • 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 are a dedicated veterinarian seeking a new challenge in a supportive and friendly environment, we would love to hear from you. Join Gladstone Veterinary Clinic and make a significant impact on the health and well-being of our beloved pets and their owners.


We look forward to welcoming you to our team!


Job Ref: NR000166
Submitted: 24-06-2024

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