Small Animal Medicine Specialist

  • A personalised salary + benefits package
  • Equity partnership available - share in the growth and success of the business
  • Join a network of committed Specialists, Vets and Nurses to serve the increasing needs of the large pet-owning community of Western Sydney and the Lower Blue Mountains


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

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.

We also have dedicated training facilities including wet lab and education centre to train the future generation of veterinary professionals.

We are a short drive away from stunning areas of Sydney such as the Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury 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.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our inaugural veterinary team!

The Opportunity

We are driven to develop a strong culture and team who will deliver excellent veterinary care and customer service to the Western Sydney region, where your ideas, suggestions and participation will be valued. As a specialist, you will play a pivotal role in diagnosing and treating complex medical conditions in small animals and ensuring they receive the highest quality of care. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the training and development of veterinary staff, including interns and residents.

About You

The ideal applicant will be a registered specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine, Fellow (ANZCVS) or Diplomate (ACVIM, ECVIM). Applicants that have completed their residency training and preparing for board exams are also encouraged to apply.

Above all, we are looking for someone that is motivated, committed to patient care and growth of this exciting new hospital. We are seeking a good communicator with a willingness to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Someone who shares a vision for a collaborative working environment where referring veterinarians and pet owners receive personalized gold standard service would be a great fit. This position requires interaction with a large team of specialists, veterinarians and nurses.

The Benefits

This position offers an opportunity to work with some of the best clinicians in their field, in a professional and challenging yet enjoyable workplace. You will join a business that is committed to their people and sees diversity and inclusion as more than just policies and practices.

In addition to this, we offer:

  • A generous and personalised salary package commensurate with experience
  • Full-time or part-time permanent roles that provide flexibility to meet personal or family commitments.
  • An opportunity for equity – share in the growth and success of the business!
  • A 4-day work week allows you to enjoy a fantastic work-life balance
  • Relocation allowance for overseas and interstate applicants
  • Australian Visa support and relocation allowance for international applicants
  • Paid study leave for candidates awaiting to sit board exams
  • Continuing Professional Education allowance and opportunities
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave and flexible return to work programs
  • Free access to confidential Employee Assistance Program- Telus 24/7
  • Additional benefits include but not limited to, paid parental leave, car leasing programs and discount health and pet insurance


Interested in joining the ARH team?

For more information, please contact Shauna James, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, on 0434 028 589 or or apply here!


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