Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Apr 2021

Job no:505116
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Animal & Veterinary Sciences, HEO7

(HEO7) $89,399 to $99,987  plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply. In addition, shift work allowances will apply for working through a 24/7 roster. Indicative amount between $25,000 to $28,000 p.a. for current roster depending on actual shifts worked.  Annual leave entitlement of 5 weeks per annum.

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.

Further study and continuing professional development activities are encouraged and supported with time off and up to $3,000 per annum available towards approved activities.

Continuing position commencing late April 2021.

Do you have a passion to work as part of an Emergency and Critical Care team with a supportive group of vets, nurses and students in an accredited veterinary teaching hospital?

The Companion Animal Health Centre (CAHC) is located on the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy Campus surrounded by great lifestyle opportunities including the Barossa Valley, beaches, sporting activities, benchmark schools and shopping facilities. 

The caseload is varied, and the team works through a 24/7 roster to provide emergency and critical care services for a dynamic and growing caseload of small animal patients. There is also access to all imaging modalities including CT and the support of a dedicated radiographer.  The CAHC has access to an onsite veterinary diagnostic laboratory enabling direct contact with pathologists for case discussion and best outcomes for patients. As part of the ECC team you will enjoy strong support from a lively group of experienced academic specialists with challenging cases and an opportunity for case discussion daily with input from all staff. 

You are an enthusiastic, team-oriented veterinarian with a strong drive to deliver the highest standards of clinical service and care.  You have proven experience in small animal veterinary care and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

The CAHC provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff. You will have the opportunity to involve highly motivated final year veterinary students in clinical case management and by providing students with additional learning opportunities where appropriate, and demonstrating the highest standard of clinical and professional behaviour, you will be making an important contribution to the clinical education of the next generation of veterinarians. 

To be successful you will need:

  • Veterinary qualification with eligibility to be registered as a veterinarian in South Australia.
  • Demonstrated veterinary experience in first opinion or emergency services.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and team members.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and experience in assisting, teaching or mentoring others.
  • Demonstrated high level written communication skills, including the ability to keep detailed, accurate medical records and write professional referral letters and client correspondence.

Your faculty's broader role

To learn more about the Veterinary Health Centre, visit

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 18 April 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Anne Peaston
Clinical Service Lead
P: +61 (8) 831 31999

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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.


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