Staff Veterinarian- Equine Ambulatory (HE06) / Clinical Veterinary Registrar – Equine Ambulatory (HEO7)

  • Full time, Continuing employment*. Located on the Camden Campus at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden (UVTHC)
  • Opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and growing equine reproduction and ambulatory team 
  • Base Salary HEO 6/7 (38 hours), $104,074 - $123,767 a + 17% superannuation + premium loading for after hours and weekend shifts

About the opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity for an Equine practitioner with an interest in equine reproduction to work within our centre and advance their career. Reporting jointly to the Head of our Equine Unit and Senior Registrar in Reproduction, the Staff Veterinarian- Equine Ambulatory (HE06) / Clinical Veterinary Registrar – Equine Ambulatory (HEO7) position will join the Camden Equine Centre (CEC) team within the UVTHC in providing high quality equine services in an ambulatory setting supporting the hospital-based services as required. The role also has an emphasis on reproduction and we seek someone with membership/s and/or experience/interest in this area of practice.

When outside of the equine breeding season, you will work in the equine ambulatory service each week under the direction of the Equine Unit Head and Senior Lecturer of Equine Practice.  This includes participating in a weekly roster covering visits and call outs to clients within the local area for routine and emergency care in the field and during breeding season to equine studs and clients. This role assists in growing the equine unit through the provision of high-quality clinical care, customer service and teaching.  When working in the equine reproduction and ambulatory service you will be involved in the supervision and clinical teaching of students on rotation.  The newly established reproduction clinical service is in its growth phase and therefore it is anticipated that the applicant is also interested and enthusiastic about taking on new clientele and building the service.

Your key responsibilities will be to: 

  • provide high quality clinical treatment to equine clients engaged with our growing reproduction service
  • provide high quality clinical treatment and care to equine clients with a focus on ambulatory practice 
  • provide clinical instruction to veterinary students on rotation to the equine service at Camden 
  • actively participate in study groups, clinical rounds and journal club
  • ensure compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory controls and ensures a safe working environment for all staff and students
  • perform work activities related to the role’s key accountabilities as approved by the manager and commensurate to the role’s classification level.

CEC is recognised as a centre of clinical excellence for equine sports medicine, surgery and ambulatory practice whilst training the veterinarians of the future. 

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  The key benefits:

  • be inspired everyday
  • be part of developing the next generation of veterinarians
  • be stimulated by an academic environment focused on teaching and research
  • opportunity for you to learn and enhance your skills and experience in a unique teaching and research environment of a Veterinary Teaching hospital
  • opportunity for a different professional pathway where you can leverage your clinical expertise, enhance work life balance, and find purpose in academic opportunities
  • salary packaging available
  • industry leading leave provisions including generous paid Parental leave entitlements (pending eligibility up to 36 weeks), personal leave including sick and carer’s leave (up to 10 weeks pa), annual leave (4 week pa)
  • access to employee assistance programs at no cost
  • gain the recognition of working in a leading Veterinary School in an outstanding University.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Staff Veterinarian- Equine Ambulatory / Clinical Veterinary Registrar - Equine / Reproduction Ambulatory who has:

  • a Veterinary Degree registrable in NSW
  • experience in ambulatory practice
  • experience/interest in reproduction – membership qualification is highly desirable, but not essential
  • a willingness to be on call and participate in an after-hours roster (additional on call allowance and a generous overtime payment)
  • an ability to instruct DVM students effectively
  • for the HEO 7 position, a recognised membership qualification in an equine discipline is essential. 

Note:*This exciting opportunity is Full time, continuing employment contingent on the continuation of external funding.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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