Large Animal Veterinarian – Gippsland Veterinary Hospital, Maffra

Exciting and rare opportunity for a dedicated large animal veterinarian to join our well-renowned clinic!

Our long-established practice includes our main hospital in Maffra as well as the Sale Vet Centre and purpose-built Gippsland Equine Hospital.

Our Maffra hospital is an impressive facility with 4 consult rooms, dedicated room for dentistry, imaging including CT, huge surgical theatre and treatment area, plus hydrotherapy and rehabilitation. The Sale clinic has recently relocated to new and bigger premises and can offer a wide range of services and the Gippsland Equine Hospital has purpose-built surgery facilities for both emergency and elective surgery.

We have a great client base of progressive dairy and beef farmers and an ever-expanding population of dedicated equine and small animal owners that trust us with the care of their animals.

We provide a high standard of service and can diagnose and treat most things in-house due to the quality equipment and extensive experience amongst our vets. We refer very little.

Gippsland Veterinary hospital 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. 

About the Position:

  • 90% Cattle (Dairy and Beef), 10% Equine
  • Permanent part time or full time
  • 9 day fortnight
  • After hours 1 weeknight/week and one weekend in 4 shared among the staff
  • Dedicated Teletriage service to help filter after-hours calls

About You:

You are an experienced large animal veterinarian with 3+ year experience who wants to join a well-renowned and well-established clinic. You have experience in herd health management and skills in ultrasound preg testing, LDA and RDA surgery, lameness workups and treatments and all aspects of cattle reproduction. You have great communication skills and can build rapport with clients and stakeholders and work as a team.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Remuneration is dependent on skills and experience however a vet with well-established large animal skills can expect upwards of $120,000 plus super
  • Work vehicle and phone will be provided
  • 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. 
  • 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week CE leave.
  • As part of Apiam Animal Health, 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.