Short-Term Locum Opportunity for March to May 2024 - Specialist Surgeon

Advance your surgical career with a unique short-term opportunity at Southpaws! We are currently seeking a Board Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery to join our esteemed team for a locum position from March to May2024. Priority dates for this engagement are from April 23rd to May 13th, 2024.

About Southpaws: 

Southpaws is recognized as one of Australia's premier surgical centres and referral hospitals, known for its commitment to expert veterinary care. Join a collaborative and friendly team culture, contributing to our legacy of training and mentoring future generations of veterinary professionals.

Key Highlights:

  • Diverse Caseload: Engage in various areas of surgery, from minimally invasive techniques to advanced soft tissue, neurologic, and orthopaedic surgery.
  • Modern Facilities: Benefit from state-of-the-art surgical theatres, CT, fluoroscopy, digital radiography, arthroscopy, and more.
  • Supportive Team: Work alongside skilled nurses, a specialist-led anaesthesia department, and 24-hour care provided by dedicated ECC teams.
  • Digital Patient Journey: Utilize advanced systems such as EzyVet, Smartflow, Idexx, and Cubex for a seamless patient experience.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • Specialist Anaesthesia Department: Enjoy the support of a crucial team that enhances surgical focus and ensures pain-free recoveries.
  • Varied Caseload with Strong Support: Engage in diverse surgical areas with strong support from residents, interns, and a network of referral clinicians.
  • Growth-oriented Nursing Team: Benefit from a dedicated nursing team committed to continuous personal and professional growth.


  • Board Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery.
  • Empathetic Innovator, Skilled Communicator, Resilient Leader, Lifelong Learner, and a team Player with a Twist of Humour.

What's On Offer:

  • Competitive remuneration based on experience
  • Relocation assistance for international candidates.
  • Comprehensive professional development opportunities.
  • Positive, supportive, and fun workplace culture.

Join Us for a Short-Term Adventure in Veterinary Excellence!

Seize the opportunity to elevate your veterinary career and experience the heart of Melbourne with a short-term locum position at Southpaws. If you are ready to embrace a supportive environment, innovative work, and unparalleled growth, Apply now! by contacting and  

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