Lead Veterinarian

Thornleigh Veterinary Hospital Thornleigh, NSW Full time RR-5160


Thornleigh Veterinary Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic, client focused Clinical Lead Veterinarian who wishes to practice high quality evidence-based medicine in a fun supportive environment. You will have experience in clinical general practice, with a passion for mentoring your team. This role will involve a mix of consulting, surgery, and management responsibilities.

So who are we?! We love having fun and we love what we do. We believe respect and empathy starts IN the team and if we trust each other then our clients will trust us.

Why you should work for us:

  • Mental Health is top priority – our team genuinely care about each other’s mental and physical health and support each other.
  • Wonderful, experienced nurses. They will place ports, take blood, do anal glands and complete nurse consults leaving you to do the fun stuff!
  • No afterhours, closed public holidays and short weekend hours (Saturday mornings only).
  • All the usual gear – digitals rads, dental rads, ultrasound, Tono-pen, Vet-Tome, Inhouse path.
  • Healthy snacks, coffee machine and regular uber eats deliveries on us.
  • Affluent area – good clients who listen to our advice.
  • Supportive vet team – not sure whether to cut? Just call for help. We have each other’s backs.
  • Flexible roster and part timers considered. We roster months in advance so you know the plan.
  • Fear-free approach to hospital layout and animal handling. Chilled vibe = less injuries.
  • Twice daily handovers, fortnightly staff meetings and regular social catch ups.
  • Great CPD allowance and study leave.

The role: 

  • Clinical lead veterinarian, seeing primary clinical cases both medical and surgical.
  • Oversee training of the primary care Veterinarian team.
  • Manage clinical and financial client complaints.
  • Performance management
  • Assist with training of nursing and animal attendants when needed.
  • Business development including strategic plans, marketing plans. Have a say in where the clinic is going!

About you:

  • Bachelor or Doctor of Veterinary Science or higher
  • Registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board as a Veterinary Surgeon
  • Current radiation license with NSW EPA

To be considered for the role, Apply online or for more information, contact Aimee on 0435 110 147 or email [email protected]