ECC Clinical Director

Join a team where you can make a difference to your teammates, patients & clients with your ideas and suggestions!

If you are passionate about leading a team and are excited about being part of the foundations of an industry leading Veterinary hospital – this position is for you!

The Animal Referral Hospital at Minchinbury, western Sydney is excited to have opened our fifth Specialist and Emergency Hospital in September 2023.

We have the perfect opportunity for an experienced Veterinarian seeking a hands on role with a combined position of clinical and managerial duties.  

Where you will be working:

As a multidisciplinary Veterinary Hospital, we are proud to offer Western Sydney pet owners and their pet’s access to gold standard Emergency and Specialist services.

You will be working in a brand-new purpose-built Veterinary hospital with access to a full range of diagnostic imaging including high-field MRI, CT, Fluoroscopy, Endoscopy and Ultrasound. A start-of-the-art ICU, three operating theatres, integrated RX works and Smartflow to support patient management.

The building incorporates dedicated training facilities including wet lab and education centre to train the future generation of veterinary professionals.

About the role:

As an ECC Clinical Director of ARH Minchinbury you will play an integral part of the growth of the hospital. This is a predominantly clinical role with some admin/management responsibilities, and your time will be spent:

  • Working as an ECC Veterinarian across a mixture of shifts- days, evenings, overnights and weekends, with a roster defined in collaboration with the Business manager with your work-life-balance in mind.
  • Establishing best practice processes for the department.
  • Communicating the vision of the hospital and key department updates to your team to promote a positive work environment.
  • Ensuring the department meets financial targets to sustain growth.
  • Working with the business manager and other department heads to develop growth strategies.
  • Supporting your team by providing feedback and conducting performance reviews to identify their areas of current success and areas for their future professional growth.
  • Assisting with recruitment activities by building on your current team and identifying complimentary skills. Feel free to bring your friends-referral bonuses available!
  • Becoming a first air officer with the appropriate training, as deemed by management.

Skills & experience required:

  • You must hold a veterinary degree available for registration in New South Wales.
  • Minimum of 5+ years working in a 24/7 Emergency and Speciality Care hospital.
  • A demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams.
  • Strategic thinking to refine and grow the service.
  • Management training (formal or informal through CPD) would be advantageous.
  • Commitment to being a team player, good communicator and contributing to a positive workplace environment.
  • Dedication to delivering compassionate and high-quality veterinary care.

What we can offer you:

  • A full-time permanent role with generous salary and benefits package.
  • Relocation and Sponsorship for you and your family with pathway options to Permanent Residency.
  • Additional paid parental leave and return to work programs.
  • All-inclusive attendance at one of the largest annual veterinary symposiums in Australia– our very own Greencross Clinical Symposium. We have 7 streams including some dedicated specifically to speciality and leadership. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with other Clinical Directors
  • Your choice of professional membership from AVA membership or Vet Board registration.
  • Continuing education that is tailored to your professional development and career aspirations. You won’t see capped CE allowances with us!
  • Enjoyment of your role with excellent job satisfaction where you can truly make a difference to the lives of your patients and the team around you. We are an enthusiastic bunch of veterinary professionals keen to grow our hospital.  

To meet your future team and get an insight to who we are you can visit our Instagram page

Looking to relocate for the right position?

Talk to us! We are happy to assist with relocation and Visas. We can also provide you with insight into the community where you would be living.

We are a short drive away from stunning areas of Sydney such as the Blue Mountains and Hawksbury Valley, with all the outdoors adventures you can imagine. Love the nightlife and restaurant scene? Parramatta, a stone’s throw away, is the recently developed CBD of Western Sydney boasting multicultural culinary options, bars and clubs. As for beaches, no-where in Sydney is too far from our gorgeous coastline for a weekend surf or swim. While it’s true the Sydney housing market is booming, Western Sydney still offers a range of affordable housing options.

With a top ranking University and excellent schools, both public and private, at your door step you can be assured that this move will support you or your families educational goals.

The next step:
For more information or for a confidential conversation you are welcome to contact Shauna James on 0434 028 589 or or apply here with your resume and cover letter.


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