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With clinics across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, VetPartners offers several options for international veterinarians to work in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Our careers team can match your veterinarian skills and aspirations to a suitable placement, which allows veterinarians to join us throughout the year when it best suits them.
All international veterinarian placements will receive the same unrivaled support from our team.
Veterinarians needed for:
Emergency & Critical Care
Specialty Referral Hospital
Vets Abroad Program
Our Vets Abroad Program was designed to assist us in building a gap year working holiday itinerary that suits you. We will work with you to develop a working holiday that suits your level of experience. When you arrive, we will meet you at the airport and give you a comprehensive induction of your local area, including meeting your new work colleagues and showing you the ‘sights and sounds’. Once you start work, we will meet regularly with you and your Clinic Manager and are always available both inside and outside of normal working hours.
To be considered for our Vets Abroad Program you will hold a veterinary degree, registerable within Australia and New Zealand without further examination. Have a minimum of three years’ experience as a veterinarian and be happy to work a standard working week of 40 hours.
Our Vets Abroad Program offers flexibility and allows veterinarians to combine locations, to live and work with friends, and to work at the placement which inspires you most.
The support provided includes:
- A competitive salary and benefits
- Five weeks’ annual leave
- Assistance with visa and travel plans
- Accommodation and relocation support
- Mobile phone
- Registration and license fee payments and access to CPD programs
Moving from Overseas
There are a number of visas veterinary professionals can secure to work in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, have a chat to our careers team who can discuss your plans and visa options.
VetPartners hold an Accredited status as a Temporary Business Entry Standard Business Sponsorship – Aus Business, with the Australian Department of Home Affairs.
Our status is effective until 14 March 2023.
Accredited sponsorship status means VetPartners has been granted accredited sponsorship status which provides us with faster processing of your associated nomination and visa applications or TSS 482 visas; with most applications processed in less than five days.
More information about work visas can be found here: TSS 482 Visa
VetPartners also holds an Accredited Employer status with New Zealand Immigration. If an accredited employer offers you full-time work, you’ll be able to apply for a Visa to allow you to work in New Zealand.
We can offer support for people who are looking for a pathway to live and work in New Zealand.
More information about New Zealand work visas can be found here.
Why Australia, New Zealand or Singapore?
Amazing Quality of Life & Friendly
There are number of advantages besides the good weather. These countries boasts a strong economy, low unemployment, high salaries and a laid-back lifestyle.
Australians are also famous for their love of the great outdoors and recreation. Since most towns and cities are located near the coast, the locals tend to hang out at the beach regularly and spend weekends at the coast relaxing and soaking in the sun.
With a wealth of beautiful beaches and a vast assortment of activities, living in New Zealand is often a holiday in its own right. The country offers mountain climbing, skiing, the opportunity to fly stunt planes and a variety of extreme sports including world-famous bungee jumping. Whatever your passion, New Zealand has it all.
Modern and efficient, Singapore is a comfortable city to live in. Its good infrastructure, schools, and healthcare system make it a pleasant place for expats of all ages to reside. The taxation system in Singapore is very low and is considered to be generous.