Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Melbourne Australia - Victoria

70,000 AUD - 120,000 AUD - Small - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 5466 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Sep 2021
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Salary: $70000 - $120000+ pro rata (Depending on experience)

Package: Fantastic package available - all usual benefits included.

  • A growth-focused environment where your development is their priority
  • Five weeks annual leave, including one-week study leave
  • CE programs, free AVA and VIN memberships
  • Mental health first aid officers at each clinic
  • Free and confidential counselling available 24/7 through LifeWorks
  • Competitive salary and benefits in line with experience
  • Australia registration support

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking for 

With a couple of years of experience under your belt, you know what matters in your veterinarian career – a sense of teamwork, support and a chance to take your career to the next level.

What you’ll bring

  • A flexible and adaptable approach, with a commitment to gold standards of care
  • Passion for pets (naturally), with stress-free animal handling skills
  • Registration or eligibility for veterinary registration in Australia
  • Exceptional organisational, communication and customer service skills
  • Interest in, and commitment to, working in a team environment

What you’ll be doing each day

  • A full-time permanent role (part-time options available for the right candidate)
  • Delivering personalised, professional and dedicated care to their patients and owners
  • Handling and treating all animals
  • Regular consults and routine surgery
  • Using evidence-based diagnoses, therapies and recommended courses of treatment
  • Providing follow-up care and education of their pet owners
  • Confidently working as a sole practitioner in the clinic when required (support always available)

You'll be working across two clinics in Melbourne. One is equipped with in-house pathology, up to date surgery and dental equipment, 2 consult rooms, sterile surgery, digital x-ray room and designated cat and dog wards. The other clinic has dental x-rays and a doppler blood pressure in addition to all the above. Both benefit from internal medicine and surgical consulting specialists.

They are a close and fun team of 4 nurses and 4 vets working across both clinics. They are extremely driven and hardworking; they believe a can-do attitude goes a long way and make sure they are always supporting one another in every way they can. They pride themselves on their focus on communication and as a result they host regular team and vet meetings as well as regular casual on-on-one sessions. They also firmly believe a good laugh can do wonders and consequently coffee runs as well as take-away lunches, pizza and trivia nights are regular occurrences.

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