Casual Veterinarian

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • 3 x fantastic casual opportunities for registered veterinarians to contribute towards the training of future colleagues

  • Casual positions available for an immediate start at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney

  • Opportunity to be part of an inspirational team developing the next generation of veterinarians

  • HEO 6 Step 1 - $65.61 per hour + Premium after hours loadings (up to 50% of the base hourly rate depending on shift times) + shift loadings (up to 75% of the base hourly rate depending on days/times) + 11% superannuation.

About the opportunity

Your chance to have a marked impact on the future of the veterinary profession as you care for the lives of animals and develop your own clinical expertise.

The Veterinarian position is within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and supporting the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. This is your chance to have a marked impact on the future of the veterinary profession through your contribution and support of the clinical service and training of students. 

The role will work within the School’s University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Camperdown. The teaching hospital provides clinical learning experience for veterinary students and staff engaged in professional training programs through provision of veterinary services to the public.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked 1st in the Southern hemisphere and 23rd in the world among veterinary faculties (QS rankings 2023). The School of Veterinary Science educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.

To learn more about the Sydney School of Veterinary Science click here

Your key responsibilities will be

  • provide first opinion emergency and critical care small animal services for pet owners within the vicinity

  • participation in the after-hours/24 hour care service including weekdays and weekends

  • provide ‘hands-on’ clinical training to final year students to develop ‘Day One’ skills

  • support students and nursing staff in decision making, and case management.

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 Veterinarian who:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW (or equivalent)

  • an equivalent combination of training and experience in ECC is preferred

  • a minimum of 12 months experience in small animal clinical practice with emergency duties

  • an ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • experience in teaching/coaching others

  • the ability to show initiative and manage competing deadlines

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

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

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the 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. 

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Kimberley Smith, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations by emailing: [email protected]

Please note that as applications are received, they will be considered and reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Applications Close

Friday 29 March 2024 11:59 PM

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