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Full-Time Opportunities – Anaesthesia and Analgesia Specialist – Southpaws, Specialty, Emergency and Referral Hospital – Southpaws Malvern

Southpaws – One of Australia’s best-known referral hospitals.

We aim to be the first choice for expert veterinary care. Our teams of veterinary experts ensure that the very best surgical, medical, cancer and critical care is delivered in a professional and comforting environment for pets and their families.

As an Employer

Southpaws are committed to leading the way in creating a workplace that operates the way we believe it should, rather than the way they always have. To help deliver on our goal of becoming an industry employer of choice, we have created career pathways that support year-on-year progression both for your capabilities as a professional, as well as your remuneration.

Southpaws are the only veterinary hospital in Melbourne to have full-time Training & Development and Human Resources Departments on-site. These permanent teams ensure the structure necessary to support people on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential.

Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Compassion
  • Humour
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork

Southpaws are expanding!

Southpaws opened the doors to a new clinic, Southpaws Malvern, in March 2023. Our state-of-the-art facility provides comprehensive veterinary care for all of your beloved pets.


Our team of highly skilled and compassionate veterinarians, nurses, and support staff are dedicated to delivering the best possible care to every patient that comes through our doors.


We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our growing team and help us serve the community. If you have a love for animals and a desire to make a difference, we encourage you to apply for one of our open positions. We can’t wait to meet you (and your furry friends!).

The Role 

Southpaws are in the process of recruiting Anaesthesia and Analgesia Specialists to join our growing team.

With the expansion of a new hospital in Malvern, an opportunity has arisen for experienced individuals to join our team working alongside other Specialists. We are recruiting Specialists to our Malvern location, including having developed an Anaesthesia department to support all ongoing services.

The department will aim to provide safe and caring anaesthesia and analgesia to all types of small animal patients. We will be providing a wider range of veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia services aimed at improving patient care.


About You

We are welcoming applications from all areas of the globe, with the ideal candidate being a Diplomate or Residency-trained clinician.

You will be expected to deliver a high level of care to all patients and possess high-quality skills in managing anaesthesia and analgesia. This includes providing training and mentoring support to other staff in relation to any aspect of anaesthesia and analgesia.

What’s On Offer

  • Generous pay and working conditions including a 4-day work week with RDO
  • Industry-leading employee discount scheme for family pets
  • Dedicated HR and Training functions to help you fulfil your career goals and achieve your potential
  • Monthly check-ins and a dedicated platform for feedback and accountability at all levels in the hospital
  • Monthly company-wide social initiatives to support deep, genuine relationships with colleagues
  • The leading environment for veterinary professionals who wish to challenge the status quo and set new benchmarks for performance and capability

Apply now to be a part of this exceptional team.

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