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Graduate Associate Vet

Minyama, Australia

Reference: 5296925

  • OurVet Kawana - scenic Minyama Place
  • Permanent - Full time
  • Get a great start to your career - we support you through each stage of your career!
  • Comprehensive onboarding program & resources to set you up for success

We are excited to announce that we have a Graduate Vet opportunity at OurVet Kawana, with an established Lead Vet, Associate Vet and vet nurse team surrounding you.

Many graduate vets have chosen to embark on their careers with OurVet because they know we are committed to support! This has been particularly important given the challenges that this year has posed on many new Graduates.

Get a great start to your career with the support of:

  • a comprehensive onboarding program,
  • an approachable and experienced team to support you along the way,
  • sole charge when you are ready
  • clear clinical OurVet standards and clinical protocols to guide you towards best practice,
  • current learning platforms and resources like VIN to help you along the way,

What our Vets value.

Our Vets truly value the importance of GP practice as it provides them opportunity to:

  • Perform diverse surgeries and procedures presented on any given day, including exotics (more than routine castrations & spays),
  • Maintain continuity of care in the progress of cases,
  • Work up different cases with access to current medical and diagnostic resources and tools,
  • Establish a personal and meaningful connection with pets and their pet parents throughout different stages of life,
  • Educate pet parents on preventative medicine and its benefits and have the products and pharmaceuticals immediately on hand,
  • Have inhouse labs and diagnostic equipment available to support quick development of treatment plans, including VIN,
  • Access different skills and experience across the network to collaborate with and draw on in different cases, and
  • Rely on established clinical protocols and practices to guide the delivery of best practice.

What we value.

At OurVet we value Vets that bring:

  • a drive to grow their medical knowledge and surgical skills,
  • an ability to perform procedures & surgeries and seeking to develop these further,
  • a communication style that instils trust and fosters long - term relationships with others,
  • clarity and confidence in busy and challenging times viewing all opportunities as learnings in refining your approach,
  • diligence and take pride in their work, and
  • a collaborative approach, supporting others in a positive and encouraging way.

We want you to be happy & healthy.

We are just as committed to the health & happiness of our people, as we are to the pets and pet families we care for. We strive to achieve this by offering our teams with:

  • opportunity to achieve and grow through personalised learning & mentorship,
  • a comprehensive onboarding program,
  • extensive online learning modules that demonstrate core surgeries & best practice,
  • access to specialists in the field,
  • a career pathway to progress your veterinary skills and leadership opportunities,
  • a positive & fun workplace where everyone is respected and valued,
  • work - life balance - with no on-call or overtime and Saturdays rostered across the team,
  • great employee benefits & discounts for the health of your companion pet, and
  • 24/7 EAP support available to all employees.

Let's get started - apply now!