Career Opportunities

Join our team and make a difference!

There is nothing like going home at the end of the day knowing you made lives better.

The Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital has been at the forefront of community veterinary medicine for 10+ years. The hospital is operated under the experienced management of one of Australia’s most trusted animal welfare charities and is one of four located in Australia. We are looking for animal-loving professionals to help us continue our lifesaving work!

We all share a common passion here at the Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital. Whether affected by illness or injury, the animals we help need your expertise and compassion. You could wake up every day knowing you’ll be helping to keep pets and people together in a fulfilling environment where no two days are the same.

This unique service makes essential vet care accessible to all pet owners including those previously unable to afford treatment for their pets. Our commitment to keeping pets and people together saves countless animals’ lives and avoids many animals having to enter the shelter.

Your career opportunities

Do you see yourself practicing veterinary medicine in a state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, under the banner of one of the most respected brands in animal welfare? Are you looking for passionate colleagues and mentors who will collaborate on cases?

Our unique clinic, brings with it a unique caseload. Expect to regularly see a high amount of emergency surgeries such as pyometra, exploratory laparotomy and more! Our veterinary team are perfectly positioned to utilise our varied caseload to fast track their surgical and skills.

Location, location, location!

Tasmania’s natural beauty is captivating, its cultural experiences are diverse, and its food and drink offering is enviable. The Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital is located in Lenah Valley, a suburb of Hobart, and is situated in the foothills of Mount Wellington.

Our commitment to work/life balance will allow you to enjoy a relaxed island lifestyle, reconnect with nature and your taste buds, all while advancing your veterinary career.

What are the benefits we can offer you?

Join the Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital and in addition to an amazing lifestyle, you will enjoy plenty of perks, including a very generous salary package, and: 

  • $2500 to $5000 continuing education allowance to support your professional development. 
  • VIN membership and AVA membership. 
  • 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week paid study leave. 
  • $3000 Relocation allowance. 
  • 4 weeks at full pay parental leave. 


  • 200 hrs p.a. dedicated hands-on training with experienced surgeons.
  • No on-call rosters.
  • Free access to EAP and professional HR support.
  • Relocation support for overseas veterinarians on a sponsored visa.
  • Generous veterinary treatment discounts.
  • Flexible working arrangements to suit lifestyle and family commitments.
  • Option to expand your veterinary experience and skills with short term appointments at in AWLQ’s Community Vet Clinics in Brisbane or the Gold Coast.

Most importantly, every day you’ll play an instrumental role in our lifesaving work.


Diversity and inclusion are the principles guiding how we build our teams, cultivate our leaders and build a culture of belonging where differences are valued.

Join us and make a difference!

Are you looking for a rewarding career? We value our people and the skills, experience, passion, and engagement they bring to the Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital. If you’re passionate about making a direct impact on animal welfare, we’d love to talk to you.
Whether you’re someone with years of experience, or just starting on your professional journey, you can build a passionate career at the Hobart Community Veterinary Hospital.



For more information please contact our HR Manager in confidence on 07 5509 9049


8-10 Colebrook Street
Lenah Valley, TAS, 7008

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Opening Hours

  • Mondays: CLOSED
  • Tues - Friday : 8am – 6pm
  • Saturday, Sunday:: CLOSED
  • April 25th: CLOSED
  • June 28th: 8am-4pm