Companion Animal Vet – Fur Life Vet Bunbury

Seeking a small animal Veterinarian to join our team in beautiful Bunbury!


Part time | Full time | Flexible working arrangements


No weekends on call


New or recent graduates are welcome to apply

Fur Life Vet Bunbury (Harradine and Associates Veterinary Surgeons) has an exciting opportunity for a small animal vet to join our established hospital and team.

Our hospital has been locally operated for over 5o years and is an important part of the local community. We have a great team of vets and nurses and a great client base. We aim to provide a high standard of medical and surgical knowledge and treatment to our patients in a friendly, compassionate hospital environment.

Fur Life Vet Bunbury consists of our companion animal hospital and equine hospital. Our companion animal hospital in Bunbury is a large purpose-built veterinary hospital with all the expected modern equipment including DR radiography, in house laboratory, im3 dental gear and x-ray, endoscopes, ultrasound and orthopaedic equipment. We also have a nearby branch clinic in Dalyellup.

Bunbury is a large regional coastal city without the Perth hustle and bustle but only 2 hours away from all the capital city services. We have fantastic schools to choose from, good retail, entertainment, and sporting facilities. For those who appreciate wine and gourmet produce, we are within easy reach of the Margaret River region.

  • Companion Animal Veterinarian
  • We are looking for an experienced vet to join the team but new and recent graduates are welcome to apply
  • Opportunity to improve orthopaedic surgical skills under the tuition of an experienced vet
  • Full time position with a 4-day work week or Part time position and flexible work arrangements around your requirements.
  • No weekend on call. Only 1 weeknight per fortnight on call. Great after hours pay.
  • A strong support team working across our main hospital and smaller branch clinic.
  • Our vets have special interests in soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, avian medicine, alternate therapies and rehab therapy. We receive referrals in these fields from surrounding clinics. We cover most work in clinic but have the option of referral to Perth if required.

Our ideal candidate will want to work in a hands-on clinic to get in and hone their skills. They will want to focus on furthering their vet career by taking the initiative in learning from our experienced team, Apiam’s opportunities for development and the large and varied caseload. They will want to work in an interesting location not far from a major centre with minimal on call and enjoy the lifestyle our area offers. Contact us to discuss what your perfect position looks like!

Generous salary package including a base salary of $80,000 – $120,000 + super (depending on experience)

As well as benefits valued up to $20,000 to help you manage your work-life balance including:

  • VSB Registration and memberships supported.
  • VetEducation membership
  • 5 days paid volunteer leave.
  • “Wellness Day” – An extra paid annual leave day! 
  • Paid parental leave in addition to the government scheme.
  • 1 week study leave
  • Generous CPD allowances depending on your development plans.
  • Wellbeing initiatives include our Employee Assistance Program with access to confidential counselling services and trained Mental Health First Aid Officers in every clinic.
  • Various retail, travel, and service discounts through our Flare app such as discounted gym memberships.
  • Additional travel discounts through Verve Travel Management and Hertz
  • Fantastic staff discounts on clinic products and services for your pets

As part of Apiam Animal Health, Australia’s largest rural and regional mixed and production animal veterinary group, we offer considerable opportunities for training, personal development, and career progression. Opportunities to gain extra skills by spending time in other clinics within our Apiam network are encouraged, and we offer industry-leading internal training as well as genuine support for your career progression. 

New Graduate Benefits: On top of the above, new and recently graduated vets benefit from Apiam’s Graduate Development Program.  We recognize that the transition to practice can be a challenging time.  This program includes monthly structured support, a mentor program and the “Grad Retreat” which provides practical seminars and workshops to help fast track your skills.

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