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Full Time Lead Vet Job in Melbourne - 220,708SB2

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LOCATION: South Melbourne, Victoria

TYPE OF WORK: 100% Small Animal

HOURS: Full Time


SALARY: Commensurate with experience

JOB NO: 220,708SB2

A well-established practice in Melbourne’s southeast has a current vacancy for an experienced vet to lead their team.

As the Lead Vet, you will be involved in a mix of consulting, surgery and leading a wonderful team of three passionate vets, an experienced practice manager and team of nurses.

This practice provides professional and high-standard health care to dogs, cats, exotic pets and wildlife.

The clinic houses a well-equipped operating theatre with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment. With fully equipped examination rooms, diagnostic machines and pharmaceutical stores, the practice provides on-the-spot assistance for nearly all pet health and medical needs.

The successful applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a calm, compassionate, and professional demeanour. You will have leadership skills and be team-oriented, with attention to detail and excellent time management skills.

Proven veterinary experience within a senior role will be highly regarded but is not mandatory. Support is available from a dedicated and easily accessible support office team to help take the pressure off the admin aspect of a lead vet position.

Benefits of the role include:

– Industry-leading salary package

– Sign-on bonus

– Lead Veterinarian Bonus Scheme

– Unique bonus/equity opportunity

– Paid Veterinary Board Registration, Radiation License and VIN membership

– Generous CPD allowance and paid study leave for Veterinarians

– Novated Vehicle Leasing options

– Relocation assistance for overseas candidates

– Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Mental health and wellbeing are a priority, and the employer understands that work-life balance is vital

– Paid parental leave

– Generous team member referral bonus

– Perks & discounts on everyday expenses, including groceries, electronics, entertainment, fuel, restaurants, fashion brands & more

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 at the gateway to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, close to beaches and wineries as well as the city of Melbourne.

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For more information, please contact:

Denise Pernich
Recruitment Consultant