Equine Clinician
University of Adelaide Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Australia

Equine Clinician

Job no: 505477
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Animal & Veterinary Sciences, HEO7

(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% applies.  In addition, shiftwork allowances apply for on-call and out of hours work.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Four fixed-term positions available immediately for 12 months

Provide high quality veterinary care and advance your skills under the supervision of a team of experienced clinicians and specialists at the University of Adelaide’s state-of-the-art Equine Health and Performance Centre, Roseworthy.

We are seeking qualified veterinarians to provide high quality care for equine patients under the mentorship and guidance of a team of highly experienced equine clinicians and specialists.

Duties primarily include working in the hospital setting assisting internal medicine and surgery specialists, monitoring and treatment of hospitalised patients including emergency triage and critical care. Care for other species (hobby farm animals) may be required from time to time.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to contribute, as appropriate, to primary opinion veterinary services with the support of a team of senior clinicians and skilled nurses. The successful candidates will contribute, as appropriate and under guidance from academic staff, to case-based clinical tuition of veterinary students. Working as part of the clinical team you will be required to participate in the after-hours roster including night shifts, weekends and public holidays.

The Equine Health and Performance Centre (EHPC) is part of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences’ clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion and specialist veterinary services to the general public and referring veterinarians. The EHPC also provides a clinical training environment for veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinarians, nurses and support staff. The EHPC is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.

To be successful you will need:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia and experience in working with students.
  • Experience in equine clinical practice and emergency care or, for recent graduates, demonstration of strong clinical skills and interest in equine practice during training.
  • 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, high level written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritise work and balance competing deadlines to achieve work outcomes.
  • A valid South Australian class C motor vehicle licence.

More information about our School can be found in the following links:

https://www.adelaide.edu.au/vet/horses

https://sciences.adelaide.edu.au/animal-veterinary-sciences/home

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. Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/hr/ua/media/5268/staff-values-and-behaviour-framework_0.pdf

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.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 23 May 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Olivier Simon
Equine Clinical Service Lead
P: +61 (0) 8313 1999
E: olivier.simon@adelaide.edu.au

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. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: 30 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Applications close:23 May 2021 11:55 PM


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