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Are you passionate about animal welfare and protecting the rights of those who can’t do so themselves? Would you like to make a very real difference to the lives of cats and kittens in need?

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria is a not for profit animal welfare organisation that has been operating for over 75 years. Our facilities include a private clinic and an adoption shelter for stray, unowned or surrendered cats and kittens.

It’s the perfect time to be involved in the future direction of the Cat Protection Society.

Check out our current vacancies below:

Feline Veterinarian- Part time.

Here is an exciting opportunity to care exclusively for cats. We are looking for a Vet to work 2 days in our Public Vet Clinic 1-4 Saturdays and 1 day with our Community Desexing Team.

You will be joining a team of 4 committed, supportive and experienced Vets in well-appointed new facilities. We have digital x-rays, dental x-rays, in-house Idexx blood machine, capnograph, blood pressure monitoring, ultrasound and multiple bright, spacious surgical suites.

The hours are fantastic 8.30-4.30pm and Saturdays are 8:30-1pm.

We value collaboration, integrity and a respectful work environment. We try to look out for each other and enjoy ourselves at work. We have a coffee machine and barista in the building and lots of cake!

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in Feline Medicine. We currently have a Vet with a membership in small animal medicine (ANZCVS) on staff. Our current full-time Vet is an ISFM member and we are an accredited Cat Friendly Clinic.

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria is a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation that has been operating for over 75 years. This year we are on track to rehome or adopt up to 2000 cats. We look forward to seeing these successful adoptions as loved companion cats in the private clinic.

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Practice Manager Caitlin Corrigan or phone 8457 6504

Shelter Clinic- Locum Veternarian

We are looking for a Locum Veterinarian to help in our shelter clinic for various dates in December and January, covering annual leave. There will be further work through 2025 if desired.

Our purpose-built facility has digital X-ray, dental X-ray, ultrasound and Idexx Catalyst One/Procyte Dx Haematology Analyser.

In addition to routine soft tissue surgeries and medical cases, with no client involvement there is considerable freedom to work up more complex cases in a supportive team environment.

We are looking for a veterinarian with a minimum of 2 years’ experience, with sound animal welfare ethics and good communication skills.

Our working hours are 8.30am-4.30pm, weekdays only.

If you are interested in joining us for any of this time or would be interested in other dates going forward into 2025, we would love to hear from you.

Please email your interest or any questions to

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