Veterinary Clinician Large Animal

Job no: 513466
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Regional South Australia
Categories: HEO7, Veterinary Services

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(HEO7) $95,017 to $106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation.

1 x Full time | 2 Year Fixed Term position available

Provide high quality primary opinion veterinary services in-clinic and in-field to a wide variety of large animal species at individual and herd level, while making a valuable contribution to veterinary education. The Roseworthy Veterinary Hospital is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the worldrenowned 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. Working in a well-equipped University teaching clinic you will have access to a range of modern equipment and fully equipped vehicles for off site visits. You will provide a range of high-quality veterinary services to hobby farms and ‘pet’ livestock owners of all large animal species, and the horse owning community. In addition, you may be required to assist in the case management of hospitalised patients in the clinic’s state of the art hospital and ICU facilities under the guidance of specialists. You will also 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 behaviour.

The work will suit an experienced, enthusiastic, team-oriented veterinarian with a passion for large animal medicine and experience delivering primary opinion services at individual and herd level for goats, sheep, pigs, poultry, alpacas, and horses. Supported by a team of experienced animal technicians and nurses and working as part of a clinical team along with support from a group of experienced academics, specialists and pathologists, this is an opportunity 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.

This role will require participation in an afterhours on-call roster including nights, weekends, and public holidays. On-call and call-in rates apply in accordance with University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement. Assistance for travel to Adelaide and short-term accommodation available for the right

To be successful you will need: 

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia.
  • Proven veterinary experience in mixed large animal practice (Equine and Farm/Production Animal).
  • Demonstrated high level of professionalism including outstanding interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and proven experience in assisting and supporting teaching activities and mentoring others.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to maintain timely, accurate medical records. Enjoy an outstanding career

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

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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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 1 May 2024. 

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Sonia Wilson
Hospital Director
Roseworthy Veterinary Hospital

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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