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The position

Experienced Veterinarian – Fur Life Vet, Bendigo

Apiam Animal health is seeking an experienced companion animal veterinarian with an area of special interest to join our growing team at its flagship companion animal GP and referral practice Fur Life Vet in Bendigo, Victoria.

The role

 As part of Apiam Animal Health – Australia’s largest rural and production animal veterinary group – we offer considerable opportunities for training, personal development and career progression.

Apiam’s clinics are in the heartlands of Australia’s dairy, beef feedlot and pig regions, and also include a number of significant companion animal clinics.

Opportunities across our clinics are encouraged, and we offer industry-leading internal training.

We are building a dynamic and innovative team of vets and support staff with skills across multiple interests.

    The Clinic:


    • This practice has all the expected equipment plus some! Full Idexx in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasound, CT scanner, surgical suite, tonometer, dental station and x-ray, endoscope, Rx Works software

    About You:


    • You have established skills in routine companion animal medicine and surgery.
    • It is advantageous if you have, or wish to pursue, further training in a special interest area.
    • You have empathy and respect for your clients and patients and are enthusiastic about building great relationships with them.
    • You enjoy a team approach and being part of a “work family”. 
    • We highly value work – life balance. We work on a 38-hour week for all. We also acknowledge the reality that some days will be long and very busy, sometimes it will be chaotic and frustrating. We want you to be able to remain calm and work with your team to support each other.

    The Position:


    • 100% Companion Animals.
    • In this full-time role you will enjoy a varied case load of consulting and surgery in a busy, growing clinic.
    • You will not be bored here. You will see a wide variety of cases and you will work up complex medical cases and be prepared to take the extra step in surgery.
    • Visiting specialist services provide additional learning opportunities and allows you to follow your cases through.

    The Team:


    • You will join experienced senior vet Dr Charmaine Van Der Linde and a team of highly skilled and experienced nurses and reception staff.

    • Between our team and the extensive network of expertise within the Apiam group, we can handle most cases. If referral is required, Melbourne is only 90 minutes away.

    • We strongly encourage and support continuing education and development of your area of special interest. We have plenty of opportunities and pathways to advance your career.


    • Salary is above award and commensurate with your experience
    • 4 weeks annual leave
    • Salary packaging and salary sacrifice options
    • Apiam invests in its people. Continuing education and development of an area of special interest is encouraged.  We offer many career path options and provide training opportunities internally and externally to help you achieve your goals.

    Apiam Animal Health is not so big as to lose our personal touch, but we are big enough to be able to offer some cool employee benefits in addition to your salary.  These include paid AVA membership and VSB registration, paid Volunteer leave, paid Maternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Hills Pet Nutrition staff discount, discounts with many retailers, corporate gym membership, corporate travel deals, discounted health insurance and more.

    Location – Bendigo

    Bendigo is a vibrant contemporary regional centre and Victoria’s fourth largest city.  It boasts beautiful streets created from one of the world’s greatest gold rushes.

    Wide streets lined by opulent buildings are now interwoven with intriguing lane ways and arcades that are home to a new breed of innovators.

    Modern day Bendigo has sublime food, wine and shopping experiences against a stunning heritage backdrop.

    All this and only an hour and a half from Melbourne!


    Fur Life Vet Epsom


    Contact Apiam

    Dr Leisa Denaro BVSc

    Recruitment Consultant
    Apiam Animal Health

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