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Large Animal Vet Job Victoria - 212,264MH

LOCATION: Gippsland, Victoria

TYPE OF WORK: 80% Dairy, 10% Beef, 10% Equine (equine work negotiable)

HOURS: Full Time or Part Time

AFTER HOURS: Shared

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

JOB NO: 212,264MH

A well-established practice is seeking an experienced large animal veterinarian for full or part-time work.

The practice employs 14 vets and over 30 support staff. The role would be well suited to an enthusiastic team player who loves their patients and has empathy and respect for their clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience in experience in herd health management and skills in ultrasound preg testing, LDA and RDA surgery, lameness workups and treatments and all aspects of cattle reproduction.

This long-established practice is comprised of a main hospital, nearby branch practice, and a purpose-built equine hospital. The team see a great client base of progressive dairy and beef farmers that trust the vets with the care of their animals. The team includes 100% small animal vets, 100% production animal vets, mixed vets and a registered equine specialist! Interests among current vets include canine reproduction, surgery, dairy medicine, and equine surgery.

The practice refers very little. They are able to diagnose and treat most things in-house due to quality equipment and the extensive experience of their team.

A full-time position would involve working nine days per fortnight. There is a shared after-hours roster with time off in lieu provided. After hours is supported by a triage team, who answer and triage all calls meaning vets are only called for cases that need to be seen.

You will have access to a fully-equipped hospital which has recently undergone extensive renovation and expansion, including four consult rooms, a dedicated room for dentistry, imaging including CT, a huge surgical theatre and treatment area, plus hydrotherapy and rehabilitation. There are full equine surgery facilities and everything needed for cattle work.

Benefits of the role include a work vehicle and phone, paid AVA membership and VSB registration, one week of study leave and significant continuing education support. .

This position is based in the Gippsland region, with nearby mountains, lakes and national parks. The practice is also only a 45-minute drive from the beautiful southeast coast and within easy reach of some excellent snow fields. The area is great for those with a love of food, wine, nature and wildlife!

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For more information, please contact:

Liz Wilson
Recruitment Consultant