Working at Vetwest

As the largest provider of high quality veterinary services in Western Australia, Vetwest Animal Hospitals are continually seeking veterinary and nursing staff who have a strong desire to practice quality medicine, excellent patient care and are dedicated to maintaining their professional skills at a high level.

Our philosophy is to provide compassionate and high quality veterinary care and to reinvest in our hospitals in order to expand the range of diagnostic and treatment facilities available. Our company is strongly client focused, we are progressive and professional and aim to be at the forefront of our industry in every way. As a Vetwest employee you can be confident that these attributes will make the decision to join us a good one.

We also place a strong emphasis on professional development, providing a supportive environment and are committed to continuing education. We hold regular team meetings to assist with the smooth flow of communication and information.

Our fifteen hospitals are modern, purpose built and fully-equipped and provide a working environment which is busy, stimulating and well managed. We encourage team members to work to the best of their ability, supporting them with development of skills and ambitions, and encouragement to embrace new responsibilities and thereby take an active role in their career progression.

Opportunities

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As our organisation is continually growing and improving it means that we can offer unique career opportunities for the right people to progress into management or individual roles. These opportunities are often limited in smaller environments.

Some of the opportunities available now and in the future are:

  • Veterinary general medicine and surgery
  • Veterinary management
  • Practice management
  • Veterinary nursing
  • Office management
  • Administration
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing and development

Training and support

Veterinarians

Regular professional development meetings occur both internally and externally for the ongoing support and development of our veterinary staff. Guest speakers, continuing education seminars and fee contribution for further studies are all part of our commitment to provide and encourage a stimulating environment.

Nurses

We place a strong emphasis on employee training, with an innovative internal training package for nurses and skill based levels system, which means you are able to keep progressing in your career and not let your potential go to waste. You will have ongoing support and structure to your training.

Our core values and organisational principles

Our core values are the way in which we put our organisational principles into practice. They form the guidelines of ethical personal and professional conduct against which our actions can and will be measured.

The Vetwest Key Business principles

Living and working in Perth, Western Australia

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is a vibrant city that offers a lot to people who want to work in Perth WA, but it is also more than just a place of work, with sights and sounds from bustling shopping areas and beautiful architecture to amazing beaches and restful river parks and reserves. Residents and visitors enjoy living in Perth, with the city being voted as one of the top ten liveable places in the world in the past few years.

Few visitors to Perth can fail to be impressed with its great outdoors lifestyle - even in the colder winter months of the year (which are more like mild summer days in other parts of the world). There are also a lot of career opportunities, with the city having a very low unemployment rate. The low unemployment is partly due to a booming resource and construction sector.

For more information about Western Australia visit www.westernaustralia.com

Further information

We are always seeking quality staff to add to our professional team. If you are a Veterinarian, Veterinary Nurse, Practice Manager or just looking to start your career, please see our positions vacant page to submit your application today!  

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