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Experienced Veterinarian - Epping
  • Looking to make a difference in animal welfare with a leading not-for-profit organisation?
  • Seeking more responsibility and an opportunity to further develop your skills in all areas? Band 3 role currently available!­­­­­­­­­
  • Join a great team, and make a difference with RSPCA Victoria

About Us

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation.

Our organisation’s purpose is to work with the community to achieve outstanding animal welfare through education, advocacy, and animal care and protection. RSPCA Victoria’s values – clarity and accountability, respect and consideration, and expertise and collaboration – set clear expectations for all our staff and volunteers.

About the role

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Vet to join our Epping team, on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, taking on more responsibility and expanding their skills at a Band 3 level. The successful candidate will be required to work on a seven day rotating roster, which may include weekends and public holidays.

This role will attract a Total Fixed Remuneration (TFR) of between $91,864 - $101,111 pro rata, depending on the candidate’s level of skills, experience and knowledge associated with the role.

This role is a true opportunity to take that next step and expand your skills as a Vet, as well as one of the leading Vets in the team. The role is diverse and interesting, and will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to:

  • Deliver excellence in medical and surgical service to shelter clients.
  • Work on occasions with special interest practitioners in ophthalmology, ultrasonography, internal medicine and orthopaedic surgery.
  • Help in emergency response situations.
  • Further develop mentoring skills and take on leadership roles within the team and organisation.
  • Benefit from assistance with study leave and financial support for CPD requirements and studies.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following skills, experience, qualifications and licenses:

  • Victoria Veterinary surgeon registration
  • A Victorian drivers' licence, radiation use license and microchipping implantation certificate
  • A current Tetanus vaccination
  • The capability to conduct complex (band 3) clinical consultations and surgical procedures independently
  • The ability and desire to coach/mentor less experienced Vets (essential)
  • Strong communication skills: both verbal and written, and exceptional organisational skills
  • The ability to operate as a team player, generate enthusiasm in the team and build effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Resilience and a strong collaborative drive
  • A desire to work with the community to improve animal welfare outcomes
  • Able to work across a seven day rotating roster including sole charge weekends and public holidays, as required.

How to Apply

For further information, please contact our Chief Veterinarian, Emma Bronts at

If you‘d like to work with our team and make a difference to the protection and welfare of all animals, please visit the advertisement for this position on our website at and download the position description (top right-hand corner).

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Click Apply Online to submit your application. Please upload your cover letter and resume as one PDF document. 

Job Ref: JT000180
Submitted: 21-03-2019

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