Ready to join our team? We’re looking for a

Clinical Lead Veterinarian

Home » Vacancies » Clinical Lead Veterinarian


Clinical Lead Veterinarian

Job Reference:



Work Type:

Job Description:

Animal Emergency Service are on the lookout for an experienced veterinarian to support and mentor their Brisbane teams.

About Us
Animal Emergency Australia (AEA) is a network of independent emergency hospitals, general practices, veterinary support, and educational services across Australia. At our core, AEA exists to help veterinary professionals do and be their best. We invest in our team members’ work-life balance, career progression, and personal development, empowering them to excel in the field of veterinary medicine while making a meaningful impact on the lives of animals. 

Our Animal Emergency Service (AES) Brisbane clinics operate out of Underwood and Jindalee with approximately 40 vets across the two locations. Our clinics are purpose-built facilities that offers state of the art equipment. We have two EMCC specialists within our organization, four Residents and an extensive network of experienced clinicians who enjoy training and supporting all team members. We also regularly host vet students from multiple Universities around Australia, so you would also be contributing to the next generation of vets.

About the Role
The Clinical Lead Veterinarian is an experienced and trusted advisor for the veterinary team and is expected to complete all key responsibilities under minimal supervision and demonstrates ability to delegate, manage and monitor key tasks. The Clinical Lead Veterinarian role will be divided into two areas; clinical veterinary work and supporting the broader team with their clinical work and decisions. The Clinical Lead Veterinarian is the primary support and mentor on the floor for their team of Veterinarians and continues to display positive behaviours.

This is a permanent part-time position with approximately 30hours per week and will include a mixture of clinical and admin hours (flexible working arrangements can be discussed). The Clinical Lead will work alongside the AES Brisbane Vet Manager and report directly to the Hospital Director.

About You

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Emergency and Critical Care.
  • Leadership training (LIVE, Chrysalis, Dare to Lead etc.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt communication style groups and individual situations.
  • Demonstrates ability to train/mentor team members.
  • Clinical skills as per Veterinary Level 3A and above
  • Demonstrates punctuality and reliability
  • Demonstrates initiative and self-confidence to complete tasks and projects as planned.

Paws & Perks

  • Pet well-being discounts (including discounted treatment and products) 
  • Discounted gym memberships (Fitness Passport)  
  • Appealing hourly rate of $79.00/hr + super + 17.5% leave loading  
  • Paid study leave  
  • Great Game of Business  
  • Refer a Friend program & rewards  
  • Work-life harmony with flexible roster structures and work arrangements  
  • Dedicated wellbeing committee for our employees (Mental health first aid certifications, flu vaccinations, podcasts, etc.)  
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (psychology, nutrition, sleep)  
  • Transition seamlessly to emergency with ‘buddy’ shifts, accredited Accelerated Learning Program, CPD workshops and webinars and more!  
  • Strong internal Continuing Education program and exceptional continuing education allowance and support in ongoing professional development  
  • Check out VE&T courses for vet professionals written by vet professionals (  
  • Opportunities for additional training in Leadership, Specialisation and Management  
  • We promote and recruit from within  
  • Mentoring opportunities – be mentored or be a mentor  
  • The opportunity to transfer across the company to fulfill your further career aspirations  
  • Weekly food deliveries & stocked snack cupboards  
  • State of the art clinic and equipment 
  • Free parking 
  • A fun, collaborate and fully supportive team that mentor and develop you for greater heights. Work hard and play hard together!  

If you’re ready to take the next step in your veterinary and leadership career then click apply today or reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

Date Listed

November 12, 2023

Latest Jobs

Veterinary Fellowship One Step Closer for Dr Courtney Reddrop

We’re thrilled to announce Dr Courtney Reddrop has reached a significant milestone in his journey toward becoming a specialist veterinarian.