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Animal Emergency Service (AES) is looking for a passionate and adaptable veterinarian for their 24/7 emergency clinic based on the Sunshine Coast.

Are you a veterinarian thinking about your next career move? Or maybe you’ve had some experience in ECC and would really like to pursue it more? What about working on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, beaches, mountains, cafes and restaurants – what more would you need?!

Do you enjoy the working with a supportive and compassionate team where work life harmony is important to all? How does earning up to $150,000 per year (plus superannuation) sound? The Sunshine Coast is calling your name!

About us:

We are not just your average veterinary organisation. We are a dynamic network of independently owned emergency hospitals, general practices, and veterinary support and educational services spread across Australia. Together, we are revolutionizing veterinary care and driving positive change across the nation!
Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, the team at Animal Emergency Services (AES) Tanawha are dedicated to career progression and continuing education. There are two MANZCVS Senior Veterinarians and an extensive network of experienced clinicians who enjoy training and supporting all team members.

“Our focus at Animal Emergency Australia is leading the way forward for our colleagues – making a positive change in the profession.
We want to empower our people to drive decisions that bring about lasting change for all veterinary professionals.”

Dr Rob Webster, Co-CEO of AEA, Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care

About the Role 

We are seeking two dynamic and passionate Veterinarians for our Animal Emergency Services, Tanawha Hospital. As the practice operates 24/7 we are offering great flexibility across nights, weekends and public holidays.

Our Values 

  • We are calm and offer solutions. 
  • Speak openly, listen respectfully, act with compassion. 
  • Leading by examples, as actions speak louder than words. 
  • Striving to improve personally and professionally. 
  • Dedicated and accountable, taking pride in what we do. 
  • We are part of an amazing team! 

Or hear it from the team themselves! 

All About You 
The ideal applicant will be motivated, committed to patient care, and share a vision for a collaborative working environment, where referring veterinarians and pet owners receive gold standard service. We are looking for caring, fun, and motivated people to join the team who are interested in learning and growing in their roles and believe in providing clients and their fur babies with the best solutions, delivered with compassion and empathy. 

The right candidate will be part of a high performing team and will be expected to have: 

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (or equivalent) 
  • Registration or eligibility for veterinary registration in Australia 
  • Valid QLD Radiation licence or eligibility to attain one 
  • Demonstrated experience that aligns with our values as above 


  • Appealing salary of $105,000-150,000pa + Super + Leave Loading (depending on experience)
  • Flexible with roster structure and work arrangements  
  • Opportunities for additional leadership and management training 
  • 5 weeks annual leave 
  • Improve International Accelerated ECC Course accredited for the Foundation Certificate in Emergency and Critical Care (Cert ECC) by the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies. 
  • VIN access 
  • VetEducation membership 
  • Enrolment in the Lincoln Institute Leading Edge Course 
  • Snack cupboard & weekly food deliveries
  • Personality styles training  
  • Study group and support for those undertaking memberships in ECC 
  • Minimal sole charge 
  • All shifts rostered are <10hrs with an included 1hour structured handover period on hospital shifts.  
  • Free psychology sessions through our Employee Assistance Program  
  • Access to the Vet Success Academy  
  • The opportunity to transfer across the company to fulfill your further career aspirations 
  • Employee pet well-being discounts (treatments & products)
  • Work-life harmony 
  • Annual CPD allowance 
  • Fitness Passport – discounted gym memberships for you and your family members 
  • A fun, collaborate and fully supportive team that mentor and develop you for greater heights. Work hard and play hard together! 

We challenge the heart, support the mind, thrive on trust and operate with integrity, compassion and kindness in everything we do.” 
Next Steps 
Join our passionate and highly skilled team and click apply today! If you have any further questions please reach out to [email protected]
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Date Listed

December 8, 2023

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