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Veterinary Surgeon

Manning Veterinary Hospital
Australia - New South Wales Eastern Seaboard, 3 hours drive north of Sydney
Starting from $95,000 for new graduates to $115,000+ depending on experience
Closing date
18 Jan 2024
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Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

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About us

Step into a world of veterinary excellence at Manning Veterinary Hospital, nestled in the captivating Mid-North Coast of NSW, Australia. With a legacy of unwavering commitment and a reputation for exceptional care, we invite a dedicated veterinarian to join our vibrant team. Backed by raving Google Reviews, we stand proud as a respected institution devoted to delivering the highest standard of care for our cherished animal companions.

At Manning Veterinary Hospital, you’ll find:

  • Cutting-Edge Care: Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest advancements, allowing you to provide gold-standard care.
  • Compassionate Team: Join a family of skilled professionals dedicated to collaboration, growth, and animal well-being.
  • Client-Centric Focus: Our commitment to creating lasting relationships with clients is at the core of our practice philosophy.
  • Collaborative Innovation: Each clinician is encouraged to develop a special interest field. Our associates already excel in areas such as BOAS surgery and advanced orthopaedic skills, including TTA’s and TPLO stifle surgery.

I would highly recommend the team at Manning Vet; I have interacted with almost all of the staff on various occasions over the past 18 months as a client. I love their professionalism, friendly attitude, the time they take with each consult (always thorough) and most importantly, the way they treat my animals every time we come in. Cant fault them in any way – Candice Google Review


About this role

As a Veterinarian at Manning Veterinary Hospital, your impact will be significant:

  • Offer comprehensive medical care to small animals, spanning from beloved pets to captivating exotic species.
  • Foster seamless collaboration with our seasoned team, ensuring optimal outcomes and shared knowledge.
  • Contribute to a nurturing environment for recent graduates, offering mentorship and guidance.
  • Embrace a flexible schedule, including a 1 in-6 after-hours roster, catering to our patient’s well-being.
  • You’ll have a 4-day week – 38 hours work week. All our members have a weekday off to achieve the work-life balance so needed.


About you

We’re seeking more than technical skills; we’re searching for a team member whose qualities align with or build upon our vibrant culture. Enthusiasm trumps skills.

A good sense of humour and an outgoing personality are assets we highly value, creating an enjoyable atmosphere for both our team and our clients. A sense of adventure and a love for the outdoors would not only enrich our collaborative environment but also make settling into the charming rural landscape easier. If you have a partner who shares this affinity for the outdoors and possesses a profession that seamlessly integrates into our close-knit rural community, you’ll find the perfect fit here at Manning Veterinary Hospital.


Our Offer

  • Salary starting from $95,000 for new graduates to $115,000+ depending on experience. Note much lower cost of living.
  • An enticing compensation package meticulously crafted to recognise your expertise and dedication.
  • A generous $25,000 relocation bonus is designed to facilitate a smooth transition to your new environment.
  • Amplify your growth through abundant Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, inclusive of full support for memberships and affiliations.
  • Please note that the cost of living here in rural Australia is much lower than what our metropolitan counterparts experience. This allows for rapid accumulation of savings to purchase that dream home or farm.
  • Ownership Pathway: Seize a rare opportunity to enter a partnership leading to part-ownership of the hospital. As the owner transitions into semi-retirement, this unique chance offers a potential pathway for you to shape the future of our practice.

Join our veterinary family on Australia’s stunning Mid-North Coast of NSW! $25,000 relocation bonus, ownership pathway, and a vibrant team await. Embrace a fulfilling veterinary career in a welcoming community that genuinely values your expertise and offers a slice of absolute paradise. Elevate your journey in a quality-focused environment where your well-being is our priority –  apply today! 🐾🏞️🏥


Our location

Explore the captivating Mid-North Coast:

  • Discover untouched beaches, majestic mountains, tranquil rivers, and picturesque lakes, all within reach
  • Enjoy a harmonious lifestyle with access to vibrant urban centres like Port Macquarie and Newcastle
  • Revel in affordable living, whether you’re drawn to Taree’s charm or Tuncurry's coastal allure

It's time to apply

Join Our Vision: Beyond a job, Manning Veterinary Hospital offers a transformative experience. If you’re fuelled by a passion for veterinary excellence, collaborative camaraderie, and meaningful impact, grasp this chance to embark on an enriching journey with us.

Delve into the essence of Manning Veterinary Hospital and this unique opportunity through our comprehensive website at 

For more information please call Dr Geert or WhatsApp via the contact number provided.

📢 Elevate Your Veterinary Journey – Apply Today by clicking the Apply Now button to Make a Lasting Difference! 📢


Care and Compassion through quality and excellence

Welcome to the Manning Veterinary Hospital, We are a small animal practice based in the Beautiful Manning Valley with services available in Taree, Old Bar and Harrington. Dr Geert Lampen and his wife Dr Elena Dreyer have been the proud owners of this Hospital since 2004. Our main hospital in Taree is a purpose-built building and was designed and built specifically for the treament of small animals. We also have two branch practices, one at Old Bar and one at Harrington, Allowing us to provide services in a large spread area.

Company info
02 6551 3990
43 Commerce Street
NSW 2430

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