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50/50 Mixed Lead Vet Job South of Brisbane QLD - 220,789SB2

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LOCATION: South of Brisbane, Queensland

TYPE OF WORK: 50/50 Mixed (Small Animal, Equine, Beef, Dairy & Hobby Farm)

HOURS: Full Time


SALARY: Competitive Salary + Phone, Car, Laptop & Relocation Assistance

JOB NO: 220,789SB2

Here is a leadership opportunity you won’t want to miss! A practice just south of Brisbane is looking for an experienced veterinarian to lead their team.

This is a four-vet, truly mixed practice located in a growing area in South-East Queensland. It has all the facilities you need alongside the country town appeal with gorgeous scenery and national parks nearby.

As lead vet, you will work closely with the management team in the day-to-day running of the clinic. You will be responsible for the professional management of all clinical operations. Clinical operations include managing, training and supervising veterinarians, graduates and nursing staff, as well as being hands-on in the delivery of veterinary services to patients and clients according to the clinic’s high standards of care.

The position is predominantly large animal, ranging from thoroughbred breeding and training, pleasure and performance horses to beef, dairy and hobby farms. Each day has a wide variety of cases with clients willing to support workups and treatment.

You will have access to two specialist surgeons and the ability to follow cases all the way through and develop new skills. After-hours is varied with support from another clinic when required and a large emergency centre 45 minutes away for any small animal cases that need more intensive monitoring. You will be given opportunities for training, personal development and career progression.

The clinic has cattle yards and crush, mare crush, yards and Portastock crush, as well as full in-house diagnostics for those medical cases. Having a personal Sonosite ultrasound with multiple probes, DR X-ray and scope makes full workups easy.

The ideal applicant is:

– A vet with 5+ years’ experience and demonstrated mentoring and management capabilities.

– Ready to move up into a leadership role and enthusiastic about leading a team and running your own clinic.

– Looking to be part of a great team who you can collaborate with on cases.

– Excited about mentoring the next generation of vets.

– Someone with a strong interest in mixed animal medicine who is continually looking to improve with all the support structures that this practice can provide.

The employer is offering a competitive salary package plus a phone, laptop and a work car.

Relocation assistance can be provided.

Additional benefits include:

– VSB Registration paid, and Memberships supported;

– 5 days paid volunteer leave;

– Wellness Day – an extra paid annual leave day!

– Paid parental leave in addition to the government scheme;

– Vet Education membership;

– 1 week CE leave.

The employer is willing to assist with a work permit (sponsorship) for suitable overseas candidates. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (or equivalent) and be eligible for registration as a veterinary practitioner in Australia.

The practice is located in a thriving country town with a booming café scene. It is within easy reach of Brisbane and the Gold Coast and all the essential amenities. The town has a large population of tree-changers and young families relocating to the area which means they have lots of willing owners prepared to do everything for their animals.

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For more information, please contact:

Denise Pernich
Recruitment Consultant