Grampians Animal Health – Mixed Veterinarian

 Are you looking to broaden your horizons, recognize your passion and find your forever Veterinary job?

Are you after flexibility in your work and career?

 Come join our awesome team in the beautiful Southern Grampians.

Grampians Animal Health is comprised of our mixed animal veterinary clinic, Cox Street Vets and our production animal consultancy business and parasitology lab, Livestock Logic. We are a well-known and long-established vet service that is well respected in the community.

We consist of a large team of vets with a mixture of experience, both full time and part time, large, small and mixed. We have a strong team of qualified and registered veterinary nurses and trainees and enjoy a 1:2 vet to support staff ratio. Our team pride themselves on working collaboratively, being approachable and sharing resources and skills.  

Grampians Animal Health is one of the expanding Apiam Animal Health group of regional and rural clinics that are committed to enriching the lives of animals, people, and communities.

We are excited to offer you flexibility in your role with us and welcome applications from vets at all stages of their careers.

  • The position would suit a mixed animal veterinarian but there is scope for a predominantly small animal role as well.
  • We treat companion animals as well as sheep and cattle and have the opportunity for pocket pets, wildlife and equine depending on your interests.
  • Full or part-time position available. Full time an attractive 4-day week, with an extra day off following a rostered weekend if desired.  Flexible working hours offered.
  • Shared afterhours with 1 night a week and 1 weekend in 5 on call.  All calls go through our Vet Triage team which means the nurses take the calls and only ring you if needed and deposit has been taken! Large animal after hours only until 8.30pm.
  • Supportive team, both Vets and Nurses. Well-equipped clinic with planning in place for an exciting purpose built, new build in 2024.

You are a vet who enjoys the challenge of general practice; comfortable going from vaccinations to working up of more complex cases, to routine surgery. 

Enjoys gaining new knowledge and skills about a range of species.

Experienced vet or motivated and confident recent graduates are welcome to apply. Vets who have been out of the workforce for a while but are keen to return are welcome to apply and find the flexibility they require for their work life balance.

Excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues and willingness to work as part of a team and a positive “can-do” attitude to enhance patient care and client experience.

  • Base salary (plus super) depends on your skills and experience however a vet with over 3 years’ mixed experience can expect upwards of $100,000
  • There are plenty of additional benefits that come with being part of the Apiam Animal Health family.  Some of these include paid AVA membership, VSB registration, paid parental leave, Apiam wellness day (additional day of leave per year), genuine support for CE, paid volunteer leave, various retail, travel and service discounts, plus lots more. 
  • Recently graduated vets benefit from Apiam’s Graduate Development Program.
  • Suitable candidates are eligible for a work vehicle, phone and laptop and assistance with relocation.
  • 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.

Hamilton is a progressive city in South-West Victoria. It can be found 300kms to the west of Melbourne and 450kms to the south-east of Adelaide.  The Great Ocean Road begins along the coast, to its south, Coonawarra and boutique wineries to the west and Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park and Wimmera silo art trail to the North.

The region is home to many culturally significant sights including the Budj Bim Cultural Centre and indigenous rock art sites and shelters withing the surrounding National Parks.  Our Heritage listed Grampians region offers hiking, camping, fishing and other water sports.

Hamilton is home to high quality health care facilities and many employment and education opportunities. Sheep grazing and agriculture are the primary industries in the surrounding shire, contributing to 15% of Australia’s total wool clip. Inside the city of Hamilton, the majority of employment is provided by the Retail industry and Health and Community Services sector.  There are many education opportunities, with four Secondary Schools and numerous Primary Schools, special needs education, TAFE and further vocational training within the Shire.

Hamilton and surrounding areas are home to many, much loved events and activities. Find out more at: