Equine or Mixed Practice Veterinarian

Adelaide (LGA), Metropolitan Adelaide (AU)
30 Aug 2019
27 Sep 2019
Equine, Mixed
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Equine or mixed practice Veterinarian – University of Adelaide -

6 -12 month fixed-term position suitable for a veterinarian wanting to work in a University environment

Great opportunity for a candidate looking for a short-term commitment or a clinician on a working holiday visa

Attractive remuneration plus assistance for travel to Adelaide and accommodation for the right candidate

Working in a well-equipped University teaching equine clinic, with access to a range of modern equipment and fully equipped vehicles for off site visits, you will provide a range of high-quality equine or mixed animal veterinary services to the local community. You will contribute to clinical teaching and supervision of final-year students by involving them in clinical case management, providing additional learning opportunities where appropriate and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behavior.

This position will suit an enthusiastic, team-oriented veterinarian with a passion for equine or mixed animal medicine. You will be supported by a highly experienced management team, skilled animal technicians and you will be working as part of a clinical team along with support from a group of experienced academics, specialists and pathologists. This will be an opportunity for you to deliver high quality veterinary services to the community while also making an important contribution to the clinical education of the next generation of veterinarians.

Veterinary services offered by the Equine Centre includes general care and preventative health services, diagnostic and surgical procedures. This position also contributes to the emergency after hour’s service on-call roster on weeknights and weekends.

The EHPC is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region. With the local schools, restaurants and amenities of Gawler, a relaxed lifestyle and affordable housing, but only an hour from the CBD of Adelaide, the location offers the best of both worlds.

On-call and overtime allowances apply for participation in after-hours on-call roster in accordance with University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement.

To be successful you will need:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia
  • Proven experience in production animal practice with strong skills in farm animal medicine and herd health
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for assisting, teaching or mentoring others
  • Demonstrated written communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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