Fur Life Vet Whittlesea – GP Veterinarian

We are a companion animal hospital that is undergoing exciting growth and expansion!


In our hospital, we operate so that all our team flourish and enjoy their job.

As a team, we strive for clinical excellence on an international stage in all facets of veterinary medicine and we aspire to be one of the best veterinary hospitals for clients and patients.

Who we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills both to clients and colleagues.
  • Evidence based open-minded approach to veterinary medicine.
  • Collaborative approach to patient care – bring your ideas we want to hear them!
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

We are a new dynamic and supportive team with big visions and we are looking for someone who enjoys bringing their ideas to the team.

About Us

Over the next 6-12 months we will expand rapidly, which will present a unique and once-in-a-career opportunity for GP vets to practice the way they have always dreamed of and expand into an area of interest if desired. Our facility is extremely large with even more room for internal and external expansion.

We have all the standard offerings most hospitals have – radiographs (dental and DR), full Idexx suite inclusive of blood gases, ionized calcium and two biochemistry machines – plus:

  • Large, open plan separate dental suite
  • MyLab 9 Ultrasound Machine and full complement of probes (2 x CVS, 2 x MSK, 2 x abdominal)
  • MRI (0.5 Tesla)
  • CT (functional for middle ear disease, specific joints, dental disease)
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Karl Storz Endoscopy full stack (pending upgrades)
  • Karl Storz cautery (Autocon II)
  • CO2 Laser cautery

In addition to all the above, we are world-class in canine rehabilitation (the biggest in the country), offering a broad range of advanced and integrative therapies including:

  • Hyperbaric therapy
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Platelet-rich plasma
  • Two underwater treadmills (one with variable gradient)
  • Therapeutic hydrotherapy pool
  • Laser therapy
  • Gait analysis matt
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Shockwave therapy

The team you would be joining:

Our Clinical Lead Veterinarian has a special interest in internal medicine and ultrasonography and is passionate about mentorship and will happily assist in you achieving your career goals.

We have a resident Dermatologist, Rehabilitation membership holders and certified Rehabilitation Technicians who can provide you with support on your cases.

You will be supported by skilled Veterinary Nurses – one of our Veterinary Nurse’s won Apiams Outstanding Vet Nurse of the Year award!

Our personable and experienced reception team will work with you to schedule your flexible consultation lengths.

What we can offer you:

  • A generous salary package from $90,000 – $130,000 plus super depending on experience.
  • Flexible consultation lengths tailored to the individual Vet allowing you to fully educate clients on their options and to develop a trusting relationship.
  • Full-time or part-time roles and we will consider casual as well.
  • We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Shifts are available Monday – Friday between 830am and 630pm.
  • We take pride in ensuring all our Vets have an individualised development plan that is tailored to your career goals and training needs.

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.

We think it’s extremely important that you get to experience what it might look and feel like to be part of our team before making any commitments.

For this reason, we offer you the opportunity to visit the clinic and spend some time with our team to make sure it’s a good fit both ways.

To learn more about what we offer visit our Facebook page

No strings attached and all conversations are strictly confidential.

Contact Shauna on 0439 182 216 or apply with a cover letter and resume to shauna.james@apiam.com.au