Southpaws Malvern – ECC Veterinarian – Full-Time OpportunitiesOur mission is to be the first choice for expert veterinary care. Why? Because our pets are our family.The role:Join the passionate team at Southpaws as we expand our 24-hour dedicated emergency pet hospital in Malvern East. We recognise that emergencies don’t adhere to a schedule, and that’s why we’re eager to welcome skilled Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) Veterinarians to our dynamic team.Our emergency hospital is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ensuring that our ECC Veterinarians have the opportunity to make a significant impact in the critical moments of a pet’s life.Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate eager to dive into ECC, we invite all passionate veterinarians to join our dynamic team.We have a commitment and the structures to ensure our team members continue to advance their clinical skills and understanding, as well as benefit from exposure to our specialist facilities, technology, procedures and training.

  • 50% Days and 50% Nights
  • 1:3 weekend overnights
  • Achieve great work-life balance in a structured role that supports personal and professional development
  • Rostered training time with senior time/day shifts working with exposure to our specialist teams
  • Bi-weekly didactic sessions including Journal club, presentations and lectures
  • $150k p.a. plus Super for MANZCVS holders or MANZCVS eligible clinicians
  • Time and financial support for MANZCVS enrolment and examination if required
  • 4 Weeks A/L plus 1 Week Study Leave
  • $1500 CE allowance
  • Many other additional Southpaws benefits

As an employer:Southpaws are committed to leading the way in creating a workplace that operates the way we believe they should, rather than the way they always have. To help deliver on our goal of becoming an industry employer of choice, we have created career pathways that support year-on-year progression both for your capabilities as a professional, as well as your remuneration.Southpaws is the only hospital in Melbourne to have dedicated full-time Training and Human Resource departments available to support your career development. These permanent on-site teams ensure the structures necessary to support our team on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential. Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Compassion
  • Humour
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork

Join the Southpaws family and enjoy the benefits:

  • Generous pay and working conditions
  • Industry-leading employee discount scheme for family pets
  • Dedicated HR and Training functions to help you fulfil your career goals and achieve your potential
  • Monthly team meetings and check-ins with a dedicated platform for feedback and accountability at all levels in the hospital
  • Monthly company-wide social initiatives to support deep, genuine relationships with colleagues
  • The leading environment for veterinary professionals who wish to challenge the status quo and set new benchmarks for performance and capability

We’re dedicated to providing immediate and exceptional care. If you’re a passionate ECC Veterinarian seeking a fulfilling role in a thriving emergency pet hospital, join us at Southpaws and be part of a team that truly makes a difference. Apply now! You must hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) or equivalent, have a minimum of 3 years work experience and be eligible for registration to practice in VIC, Australia. Southpaws is an equal opportunity employer and recognises that diversity is crucial to our success. Reach out to our team directly with your CV and Cover Letter by emailing

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