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Veterinarian Locum/Casual

Apply now Job no: 497509
Work type: Casual
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, External Appointment

  • High quality, evidence based veterinary care
  • Small animal general practice, emergency and referral centre
  • Contribute to veterinary education

The Role

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified veterinary clinicians available to fill short-term vacancies of various duration as they arise. The University of Adelaide’s Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) combines a general practice, specialist referral centre and high-quality emergency and critical care services for a dynamic and growing caseload of small animal patients in an accredited hospital.

With strong support from a lively group of experienced academic clinicians and pathologists, plus well-trained, hard-working nurses, client services personnel and technical staff, you will also have the opportunity to involve highly motivated final year students in clinical case management. Providing students with additional learning opportunities where appropriate and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour, you will be making an important contribution to the clinical education of the next generation of veterinarians.  


Various opportunities exist on a full-time or part-time basis in both general practice (weekdays) and the emergency and critical care service on a 24/7 roster providing around the clock care for emergencies and hospitalised patients working a range of shifts including weekends and some public holidays.

 About You

You are an enthusiastic, team-oriented veterinarian with a strong drive to deliver the highest standards of clinical service and care.  You have proven experience in first opinion and/or emergency and critical care services and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  You look forward to mentoring the next generation of veterinarians by imparting knowledge and modelling the highest standards of professional behaviour.  

You have a veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia.


About Us

The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the University of Adelaide’s clinical teaching facility and offers a range of first opinion, ambulatory and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the public and referring veterinarians. For further details please visit our website:



The CAHC is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and 50km north of the Adelaide CBD on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.

Salary and Benefits

Attractive hourly rates and shift allowances negotiable.  

On-site accommodation provided in a shared house arrangement.

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