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Position available for:

Casual Small Animal Emergency or Weekends


Casual Small Animal Emergency or Weekends


Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service

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Practice Type

Emergency Veterinary Clinic

Job Purpose

Looking for our weekend warriors!

Are you looking for an extra income, want to gain more experience in emergency, or just want to cut that GDV and be more confident in dealing with trauma patients?


Summary Of Duties

Canberra Vet Emergency wants YOU! We are looking for:

  • Casual vets to do weekend shifts (Saturdays and Sundays, flexible in terms of hours); or
  • An on-call procedures vet for the weekend to perform surgery or other out back procedures, with minimal (if any) client interaction. Our FIFO vet, perfect for building surgery confidence!

The choice is yours!


Key Duties

About CVES and the role:

Canberra Veterinary Emergency Service is an after-hours service operating weeknights from 6pm to 8am and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. Our practice is a purpose-built facility that offers state of the art equipment to work up an array of exciting and challenging cases.

We have a team of 7 vets all from diverse backgrounds, some with memberships in ECC and Radiology, others that have worked in ECC for almost 20 years. Our nursing team of approximately 20 nurses are highly trained and work seamlessly alongside the vets as our second pair of arms and eyes on the floor.

Although we see a range of cases, we have a big focus on providing support for our veterinarians so you can always bounce ideas with a Senior Clinicians to help develop your skills in a learning environment. We are a cohesive, supportive team who help each other out to ensure the best outcome for our patients by keeping up to date with the most recent literature, attending conferences, ensuring access to new medications and diagnostics, continuing education with inhouse tutorials, M & M rounds and journal club.

We care about the members of our team, about the direction of their career progression, about managing their fatigue levels and about ensuring we all have a good work life balance, so our job is rewarding and compliments our home life. This role is designed to complement your day job and provide you with opportunities to experience emergency whilst helping our weeknight team rejuvenate across the weekend.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

Practical/Specialist Skills

Other Skills or Competencies

For The Successful Candidate

We can offer:

  • Competitive rates
  • Flexible roster built to fit with your availability
  • Great team and great work environment
  • Access to VIN, VECCS and many other resources

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