22 Highfields Rd, Highfields QLD 4352



Hello there, future veterinary superstars

We're Andrew and Kim Brown, the proud owners of Highfields Vet Surgery, and we're thrilled to invite you to embark on a remarkable journey with us.

About Us

Highfields Vet Surgery has been the heart of our community for over 40 years, delivering exceptional veterinary care and fostering lasting relationships with our clients. Nestled in the picturesque Highfields, just a stone's throw from Toowoomba, we've become synonymous with compassion, professionalism, and excellence.

Our Vision

We're on a mission to be the "Vet Surgery of Choice." What does that mean? It means we're committed to maintaining the highest standards of medicine and surgery. We're equipped with top-notch facilities, cutting-edge equipment, and an extraordinary team of vets, nurses, and support staff who genuinely love what they do. We're not just colleagues; we're a family.

Available Positions

Graduate Veterinary Surgeon

The Role:

Are you a recent graduate with a passion for veterinary medicine and a desire to make a meaningful impact from day one? This could be your opportunity! As a Graduate Vet Surgeon at Highfields Vet Surgery, you'll receive comprehensive support and mentorship. We're dedicated to helping you grow into a confident and capable professional. 

Veterinary Nurse

The Role:

Here's where you come in - we're searching for a Vet Nurse who's passionate, dedicated, and ready to make a significant impact. You'll be on the frontlines, providing exceptional care to our four-legged family members while being an integral part of our tight-knit team of vets and nurses.

Who You Are:

  • Armed with a minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in a busy practice, you're a true pro.
  • Your friendly, easy-going nature ensures seamless teamwork and independent efficiency.
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to work efficiently and multitask are your superpowers.
  • You thrive under pressure during busy surgery days and in emergency situations.
  • Your knack for delivering consistently high-quality patient care shines even in bustling conditions.
  • Exceptional communication and planning skills are second nature to you.

Desirable Attributes:

Adept at providing outstanding customer service, from empathetic care for our gentle and caring clients to handling challenging situations. Skilled in building rapport, offering professional advice on animal care products (preventatives to nutrition), and providing post-surgery and general health care guidance. You will also possess a strong competency in pathology for accurate assessments as well as profound expertise in blood diagnostics across various diagnostic equipment including Abaxis Blood Machines.

The Benefits:

  • Thrive in a vibrant, supportive surgery team that radiates positivity. 
  • Enjoy a 4-day roster with one Saturday every 5 weeks - excellent for work-life balance.
  • Receive on-the-job training and support from veterinarians and senior staff.
  • Work in a brand-new, state-of-the-art veterinary facility.
  • Embark on a journey of continued learning with HVS's encouragement and support for continuing education.
  • Experience life in the leafy suburb of Highfields, a haven for families and young couples within a nurturing, growing community.

What We Offer:

This role is your opportunity to grow both professionally and personally. Remuneration will be tailored to your qualifications and experience, ensuring your hard work is truly valued. Here at HVS, you'll thrive in a bustling yet friendly surgery where every day brings new opportunities to make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Ready to Join the Adventure?

If you're a passionate Veterinary Nurse who aligns with our core values and enjoys a fast-paced, rewarding environment, we'd love to hear from you. Dive into this exciting journey by sending your updated resume and a heartfelt cover letter to hr@highfieldsvetsurgery.com.au. Let's embark on this exciting adventure together!

Practice Manager

The Role:

Here's where you come in - we're searching for a Practice Manager who's passionate, dedicated, and ready to make a significant impact. You'll be at the helm of ensuring our practice runs like a well-oiled machine, all while being an integral part of our tight-knit team of vets and nurses.

Who You Are:

  • Armed with a minimum of 5 years of vet nursing experience, you're well-versed in the field. Including a Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and/or a BAppSc (Veterinary Technology) degree or equivalent.
  • A master of multitasking, organisation, and leading with a friendly touch.
  • Your exceptional communication skills and leadership experience set you apart.
  • We're all about moving forward - your knack for driving the business and implementing creative marketing initiatives is a valuable asset. You will collaborate with our creative marketing team to synergise strategies, messaging, and captivating promotional endeavours for the brand.
  • Showcase your adeptness in Vision VPM software, playing a pivotal role in its perpetual enhancement, precision, and harmonious integration across our operations.
  • You’ll collaborate closely with the Operations manager, helping streamline processes and elevate the overall efficiency of our thriving practice.

What Awaits You:

  • Enjoy life in the leafy suburb of Highfields, a haven for families and young couples within a nurturing, growing community.
  • Work-life balance is at the forefront with flexible rosters that cater to your well-being.
  • Experience job satisfaction, stability, and exciting employee incentive programs.
  • Spoil your furry companions with generous clinic discounts.
  • Feed your passion for learning with HVS's encouragement and support for continuing education.

What We Offer:

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated, hardworking, and professional individual to enjoy working in a busy yet friendly surgery. Remuneration will be commensurate on qualifications and experience; this role is classified as Practice Manager - Level 5.

If you're a dedicated vet nurse or practice manager with a thirst for learning, a knack for thriving in a dynamic environment, and a strong alignment with our values, then this role could be your calling.

Ready to dive in? Send your updated resume and a spirited cover letter to hr@highfieldsvetsurgery.com.au. Let's embark on this exciting journey together

Veterinary Surgeon

Highfields, a picturesque haven just a stone's throw from Toowoomba, where we're not just a vet practice - we're a vital community hub. Our state-of-the-art facility is like no other in the region, nestled right at the heart of Highfields. We're all about becoming the "Vet Surgery of Choice," and that means not only providing exceptional care but also giving back to the community through initiatives like our Vet for the Homeless program.

We're big on high standards, brilliant facilities, top-notch professionals, and creating a collaborative, supportive atmosphere that breeds excellence. When you step into our practice, you're not just joining a job; you're joining a family.

Now, let's talk about you! We're looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who's not just a skilled professional but also a great communicator and a passionate animal lover. You'll thrive in our fast-paced environment, providing exceptional medical and surgical care for our furry friends. Whether you're an experienced pro or a rising star, we've got your back with an experienced team of vet nurses and a management that's all ears.

But it's not all work and no play. We believe in work-life balance because a happy vet is a great vet. Our flexible schedules mean no after-hours, and we're all about investing in your growth. Attend approved courses with our Professional Development fund valued at upwards of $1500, and hey, potential partnership opportunities could be on the horizon.

Did we mention our stunning location? Highfields is more than a town; it's a lifestyle. From family-friendly amenities to adrenaline-pumping mountain biking trails, we've got it all. Plus, our diverse culinary scene will tickle your taste buds. 

But wait, there's more! We offer:

  • Flexible rosters with no after-hours - because your well-being matters.
  • The latest tech and gadgets to elevate your skills.
  • A steady client base that keeps you challenged.
  • A skilled team of vet nurses who'll be your right hand.
  • Referral opportunities to work with specialist surgeons.
  • An open management team dedicated to your growth.
  • Professional Development hours and budget upwards of $1500 for approved courses.
  • Potential partnership prospects for your future.
  • An attractive salary package (starting from $77,000).
  • Access to VIN Network and Plumbs - expand your connections!

So, if you're ready to make a real impact, to grow professionally in a supportive environment, and to give back to the community that means so much to us, send us your cover letter and resume. Let's make a difference together!

Are you in?

Work Experience

If you are interested in work experience, we have limited spaces avaliable. If you are interested, please give us a call to discuss this further. Phone 08 4630 8399
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Opening hours

Monday - Friday - 7am - 6pm
Saturday - 8:00am - 2:30pm
Sunday - Closed
Public Holidays - Closed or TBA

ABN:14 627 874 239

Address22 Highfields Rd, Highfields QLD 4352