Locum or Part-time Veterinarian
- Our practice is held in high regard by prior Locum & Part-time Veterinarians, we are looking forward to warmly welcoming you
- Diverse case range from routine annual health checks to complex medical & surgical cases
- Highly supportive & professional team
We need a Locum or Part-time Veterinarian to help support our clients and team until our new full-time Vet starts with us in early January. You are an experienced Locum or Pet-time Vet with a broad set of veterinary skills, a great communicator and highly collaborative. You will be warmly welcomed by our friendly, talented support team and our stunning location!
We are a busy, small animal veterinary hospital and we see a wide range of cases from simple vaccinations and wellness checks to emergencies and complex medical cases from far and wide. We also have an active and diverse surgical case load including visiting specialists to do our TPLO’s as well as Dental and Opthalmic surgery.
You will be supported by our talented and enthusiastic team who are passionate about animals – we currently have 3 Veterinarians and 7 Veterinary Nurses plus support team members.
We pride ourselves on providing the best quality of care and we are fully equipped to provide these services to our client base. We offer the full suite of equipment and resources that you would expect in a modern, purpose-built clinic and hospital. Equally as important is that our team are well-trained in the potential of these resources so as to maximise patient outcomes.
The most amazingly kind and friendly vets, saved my poor little dog in an emergency, explained my best options and the costs associated very patiently and clearly. They offer vetpay and zippay and are amazingly committed. Thank you so much to you and your team for making such a difficult time so much easier – Dave Templeman (Google Review)
About this role
As a Veterinary Professional, you already have a pretty good idea as to the day-to-day requirements of being a talented and capable Veterinarian. Here are some of the key skills and abilities that we are seeking that are particularly relevant to this opportunity:
- Advanced diagnostic skills
- Soft tissue surgery
- Working up cases and developing corresponding treatments
- Balance compassion with efficiency
Your qualifications are certainly essential to your success in this role and it is expected that you will demonstrate talent and skill as a Veterinarian. In addition, these personal qualities are similarly important to us:
- An understanding that customer service starts with a smile and spreads from there
- Exceptional client communication skills that convey core veterinary concepts to customers in an easily understandable and highly professional way
- You know your measure, can work independently but you also know when to call for assistance
- You trust your knowledge, your colleagues and your common sense
Yanchep is less than half an hour from Perth’s northern suburbs and is home to intriguing historical sites and some of the state’s most pristine and accessible nature reserves. Cast a line or grab your snorkel and experience the beautiful Yanchep Lagoon or head further north to Two Rocks, a peaceful coastal community with a marina and boat harbour. And just south from Yanchep, is Mindarie with it’s Mediterranean-style boardwalks that lead you to high-quality cafés and restaurants. Schools are great, there’s plenty of events happening year round and the community is warm and welcoming, making our location ideal for individuals, couple sand families alike.
While working in our stunning location is reward enough for many, we recognise that we all have to earn a respectable living and we are prepared to meet the market with generous remuneration for Locum or Part-time Vet fees in the order of $60-70 per hour, PLUS you get to enjoy our remarkable sunsets!
We’re highly flexible from occasional days to several regular days to weekly through to a few contiguous weeks.
In addition to the above, we are also happy to explore other remuneration alternatives that may better suit your needs which we will be happy to discuss as our relationship develops.
It's time to apply
For a preliminary chat, please call Dr Sam Sorenson on +61 8 9561 2438.
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