- Full time fixed term contingent on the continuation of external funding, located on the Camden Campus at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden (UVTHC)
- The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) is looking for registered vets to contribute to training our graduates
- Base Salary HEO 6 (38 hours, 5 days, per week), $97K – $105K + 17% superannuation
About the opportunity
The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Small Animal Veterinarian with an interest in growing the veterinarians of the future. We have opportunities for those who enjoy consulting and primary care medical case management and /or those who would like to see graduates with strong surgical expertise starting with routine neutering procedures.
Reporting directly to the Small Animal Unit Head (Camden), the Small Animal Veterinarian will provide excellent cat and dog small animal veterinary services including medicine and surgery within Camden/Wollondilly districts as well as the independent supervision of the desexing clinic and developing and delivering of tutorials associated with these.
The SA team is comprised of dedicated general practitioners. Many vets underestimate how much knowledge and value they can provide to our students, but vets who enjoy collaboration and simply always strive to do the best they can are our preferred candidates. The team is supported by qualified anaesthesia staff, advanced imaging, and on-site pathology and has a strong focus on promotion of teamwork and good working relations to facilitate excellence in clinical services, undergraduate teaching as well as the overall teaching and learning environment for staff.
The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden (UVTHC) provides large and small animal veterinary services to the community and referring veterinarians.
Your key responsibilities will be to:
- provide first opinion small animal services including medicine, surgery, and anaesthesia within Camden/Wollondilly districts
- provide ‘hands-on’ clinical training to final year students to develop ‘Day One’ skills including developing and delivering tutorials and independent supervision of spay clinic and first opinion consults
- support undergraduate veterinarians and nursing staff in the decision making of case management
- deliver gold standard general practice medicine to the community
- participate actively in development of wide range of skills and dissemination of knowledge through attendance at journal club, hospital, and student rounds.
The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked first in the Southern hemisphere and 16th in the world among veterinary faculties (QS rankings 2021). Regarding research, the faculty is the highest ranked veterinary school in Australia (ERA 5/5). The School of Veterinary Science educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.
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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 Small Animal Veterinarian who:
- has a veterinary degree registrable in NSW, with at least 2 years of relevant experience
- understanding of the balance of client expectations, financial limitations, and animal welfare, notwithstanding the need to maintain a sustainable business environment
- demonstrates a personal commitment to reaching goals: individual, team, and wider hospital unit
- has proven leadership skills within a veterinary environment
- ideally has some experience teaching/coaching others with confidence in routine surgical skills.
- is willing to contribute to occasional rostered Saturdays.
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.
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.
Closing date for applications
11.59pm, Sunday 19 December 2021
How to apply
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