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Vet Employment in South Australia - 212,544JCM

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LOCATION: Coastal South Australia

TYPE OF WORK: 100% Small Animal with some wildlife, occasional pocket pet

HOURS: Full Time or Part Time

AFTER HOURS: Optional, minimal if desired

SALARY: Generous & first 2 months accommodation provided + 5 weeks annual leave

JOB NO: 212,544JCM

A five-vet (3.5 FTE) small animal practice in a beautiful coastal area of South Australia welcomes applications from experienced vets.

Ideally, this position is to work full-time; however, the practice are also interested in receiving applications from those wanting to work part-time. Start date is flexible.

The practice is LGBTQIA+ friendly, family-friendly, and diverse in age and experience. The small but dynamic team ensures they care for each other and laugh a lot.

This busy practice sees a wide variety of medical and surgical cases. The vets perform a broad range of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries. The caseload includes dogs, cats, wildlife and the occasional pocket pet. There is the option to refer complicated cases to specialists in Adelaide.

After-hours are very minimal, and as the practice is phasing this out, after-hours work is completely optional for the new vet.

The practice owners are dedicated to personal growth and professional development and are going through the Lead to Succeed Program with the Lincoln Institute. They also provide all their vets with a Leading Edge subscription with the Lincoln Institute and AVA membership. The nurses are very well trained and regularly undertake continuing education.

More benefits of the role:

– Generous remuneration with bonuses plus superannuation

– Five weeks of annual leave

– Extra annual leave of up to 3 weeks extra can be taken on a pro-rata basis

– 1 week of study leave & CE allowance

– First year of Vet Surgeons Board registration paid

– 38-hour week with RDO (Every third Sat to be worked)

– Relocation assistance & accommodation provided for the first 2 months

Equipment at the practice includes digital radiography, ultrasound, Idexx LaserCyte & Catalyst, microscope and a new dental unit.

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.

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For more information, please contact:

Jayne Mackenzie
Recruitment Consultant