Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian
The Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre

Our expanding business needs a veterinarian with a passion for emergency medicine to join the highly skilled ER team at Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre – a very busy, 24-hour emergency and referral centre in the heart of Adelaide. The AAERC treats 9,000 emergency patients every year.

So, if you are:

  • Looking to challenge and enhance your veterinary skills and knowledge
  • Enjoy working in a diverse environment with access to a team of specialists
  • Have a penchant for Mediterranean climates with a topping of foodie culture
  • Then you might want to read on…

About Us
The Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (AAERC), is a first-class facility, multi-disciplinary centre with extensive up-to-date equipment including a full in-house IDEXX lab, digital radiography, ultrasonography, fluoroscope and CT. We have a team of 65 veterinarians, nurses and support staff that work to deliver exceptional veterinary care to the pets of South Australia.

The Role
This exciting opportunity to work in ER offers a varied caseload shared among a committed team of emergency veterinarians.

Access to our specialists and referral Veterinarians in the fields of Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Cardiology and Dentistry will enhance your work experience.

There is an excellent continuing education program to promote ongoing skill development, and ANZCVS college membership is encouraged.  Several team members have achieved membership of the college and can mentor candidates. Others have progressed to residency programs.

As is usual in an emergency centre work on weekends, night and public holidays is shared across the emergency team.

The position would be ideal for a Vet with some experience and a genuine interest in emergency and critical care.  However, recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

About You
This opportunity would suit an energetic individual who enjoys learning in a multi-disciplinary specialist hospital environment.

You have excellent communication, organisation and time management skills and have a passion for outcomes, patient care and excellent clinical service. You enjoy working as a team but also flourish individually. With a great sense of humour, flexible and positive attitude towards work, you’ll fit in nicely with our culture.  As this is a high performing team, you also exhibit the following skills and experience:

  • A keen interest and / or background in emergency medicine
  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and within a team
  • Ideally at least 1 years’ experience in veterinary practice
  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and a positive ‘can do’ attitude!
  • Enjoys coming to work has a good sense of humour

Adelaide is a beautiful city with a worldwide reputation for gourmet food markets, wine regions, beaches, and lively festivals. The city’s boutique bar scene is thriving, and cycling is a way of life here. The Lonely Planet and the Economist Magazine have both proclaimed Adelaide to be in the top 10 of the must see ‘most liveable cities in the world’.

This position offers attractive well above average remuneration $130K – 150K  in line with your skills and experience along with the usual leave and CE benefits. We will support overseas and interstate relocation with an allowance. Furthermore, we take an interest in your career and work with you to achieve your aims.

To Apply
If you are ready for your next career move and your landing spot looks like the AAERC team, please send your application. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact details for at least two referees, outlining your suitability against the above-mentioned criteria to

recruitment@arhvets.com – Please quote job number ‘AD1907’ in the subject line of your email.

Applications can be addressed to:

Henk Plaggemars, Practice Manager
Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre
119 Anzac Hwy, Kurralta Park, SA 5037, Australia


Job Categories: Emergency Vet
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: SA

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We want to hear from you, about what matters most in your career and how we can play a role in that development. Contact your Talent Team at VetRecruitment@gxltd.com.au or phone Lyndsay Farlow on 0432 491 618 or Abbie Smith on 0412 966 031.

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