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Vet Employment in South Australia - 212,446JCM

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New Graduate

LOCATION: Country South Australia

TYPE OF WORK: 90% Small Animal, 10% Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Goats and Wildlife

HOURS: Full Time

AFTER HOURS: 1:6-7 Rota (Nurse takes the phone)

SALARY: New graduate - package up to $97 000 PA

JOB NO: 212,446JCM

An opportunity has become available for a vet to join a well-established practice in South Australia. The successful applicant will enjoy a friendly environment, where colleagues aim to create a fun place to work, with a focus on training and continual personal and professional improvement.

New graduates will not be required to do any after-hours work for the first three months. After three months you will be included in after-hours roster. An experienced vet will always be available to assist you with after-hours calls.

Starting date is very flexible. The team includes seven full-time vets and one part-time vet. Due to growth, they are looking to add another vet to the team. Both experienced vets and new/recent graduates are welcome to apply.

The practice sees a great surgical caseload, providing the opportunity to develop and hone your surgical skills, with the option to undertake orthopaedics if desired.

The ideal applicant will have a desire to practice high-quality medicine and surgery and a strong interest in continuing education.

After-hours on-call will be shared equally, with two days off after a weekend on call. Nurses are rostered to be available should you require extra assistance after hours.

This position will give you the opportunity to work in a new, purpose-built hospital with state of the art facilities and fantastic diagnostic equipment. The hospital boasts surgical theatres, large treatment areas and a dedicated diagnostic imaging suite. Equipment includes pulse oximeter, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, extensive orthopaedic instruments, new ultrasound, endoscope, ECG, dental machine, new IDEXX machine and infusion pumps.

The employer is willing to assist with a work permit (sponsorship) for suitable overseas candidates. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (or equivalent) and be eligible for registration as a veterinary practitioner in Australia.

The salary package includes $70 000 base salary, superannuation, up to $20 000 or more for after-hours work, VSB registration and AVA membership. In addition to this, support will also be provided for continuing education.

The employer has indicated that there may be partnership prospects if desired.

The practice is an easy 2.5-hour drive from Adelaide. Recreational activities in the area are many and varied, including sports, wineries, arts, water-skiing, camping, and generally enjoying the beautiful country environment. The area is a great place to live and visit.

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For more information, please contact:

Jayne Mackenzie
Recruitment Consultant