The Blackburn vet are in search of their next team member! We are a fun supportive team who make sure you will feel included and supported.

Our long-established clinic thrives with a team of remarkable talent, compassion and empathetic people and our exceptional level of care we provide to both our animal patients and their devoted owners is one thing we stand out for. Our expert nursing team not only excels in their roles but also wholeheartedly supports our Veterinarian team in delivering the highest standards of care taking on a lot of the roles to help your day run as smooth as possible. We are a part of the ISFM accredited Silver Cat Friendly practice that is designed to reduce the stress for cats and making veterinary visits easier for cat owners and have very passionate people that want to make the visit for both animals and owners as comforting as possible.

Our fantastic team consist of 2 Veterinarians, our clinical lead having over 30 years experience and 5 nurses including our Practice Manager.

The Opportunity:

In this pivotal role, you will:

  • Administer medical and surgical treatments, prescribe medications, analgesics, and manage general and local anaesthesia.

  • Determining the presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography and ultrasound

  • Performing surgery

  • Advising clients on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, and care of animals

  • We are happy to negotiate flexible working conditions for the right applicant

What sets us apart:

  • A friendly family like team who are very open and bubbly.

  • A strong supportive environment

  • We close between 1- 3pm every Wednesday for team meetings or lunch and learns. Here we go through positives or negatives, the week, any concerns or new ideas!

  • Open to learning more skills and having more ideas on how to make the clinic even better!

  • Located near some nice coffee shops! (coffee is always a must)

  • Clinic space: purpose built, open and spacious hospital, 1 theatre, 3 consulting rooms, fear free, cat friendly certified, large waiting area, separate x-ray and prep area, dental X-ray machine, cattery and a cat waiting area

  • Dedicated clients committed to the health of their animals (most with pet insurance!) – for many of which their pets are their world

  • Access to the Veterinary Training Centre (Vet Partners) – this is not taken from study leave allowance; 1 week study leave; regular lunch & learns

  • Fun Xmas parties and monthly hangouts where we all choose something to do together (escape rooms, dinners, hikes etc)

The ins and outs:

  • We are flexible on hours and roster lay out!

  • 3-week rotating Saturday roster: 1 in 3 Saturdays (5 hour day)

  • The clinic is open 8-7pm weekdays and 8-1pm Saturdays closed Sundays!

  • Shifts are consulting and surgery

  • We try to ensure that the vets leave on time and are not too rushed. Appointments usually 20 min for routine exams & vaccinations, 30 minutes for senior health check, euthanasia’s or larger problems.

  • Scheduled path time for each patient and medication dispensing time each day.

  • In-house IDEXX bloods machine AND sediview machine

  • Highly experienced lead veterinarian where you can continue learning new skills.

At The Blackburn Vet, we prioritize continuous learning and professional development. Our team convenes weekly to share knowledge and experiences. We are patient, understanding and will support you constantly. As a valued member of our clinic, you’ll have access to Vet Partners’ premier Veterinary Training Centre, to help your development and offer a wide array of courses to support your ongoing growth.

If you’re prepared to embark on an exciting career opportunity and join our amazing team, we invite you to apply online or contact Belle at / 0435807679.

Check out our facebook and website! – We are so excited to hear from you!

Ref: RR-6706