Attention all vets with a passion for animal welfare, high standards of veterinary work, family friendly hours and no client contact!


The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Western Australia (RSPCA WA) is the state's leading voice in animal welfare.  On an average day, we employ around 80 staff and we have the support of an amazing group of volunteers.  Together, our team works diligently toward preventing animal cruelty.

About this opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced locum veterinarian to join our veterinary team at RSPCA WA. The veterinary clinic based at the RSPCA WA shelter in Malaga provides services for the shelter animals and the RSPCA WA Inspectorate, including prosecutions. The veterinary team practices at a very high standard, with best animal welfare being central to all treatment undertaken. We do not have a public clinic- therefore no client interactions. Hours are 8:30am-4:30pm or 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri as required to cover leave.

This position would suit a small animal veterinarian with at least 3-5 years clinical experience and experience working in or willingness to work in fear free clinic. The successful candidate will need to be very confident with routine small animal medical and surgical cases, plus have some experience with more complex cases. The candidate will also need to have good attention to detail and be a team player. We have a wonderful team of staff who are very welcoming and will support you in your role.

While the majority of cases are cats and dogs, a willingness and ability to work with small mammals, birds etc. is a plus.


At RSPCA WA, we accept and celebrate our differences.  We aim to create a diverse workforce where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We believe it is in the RSPCA WA's best interests and those who work within it, to recognise the value of each individual and to combat prejudice, stereotyping and harassment.

How to Apply

APPLY VIA SEEK: Locum Veterinary Surgeon

Applications must include a concise CV along with a covering statement outlining the skills and experience you would bring to this role and your salary expectations.