Mixed Veterinary Surgeon (90% SA 10% LA)

Location New South Wales
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Mixed Vet (Small, Large and Equine)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Graduate Salary from $80k, rising with Experience!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGMCUH
Published: about 1 year ago

**sponsorship for overseas applicants**

**Generous Salary + Bonus Scheme**

The role: Full time or permanent part-time Veterinary position available. Working on the stunning Sapphire Coast, this role has great working hours and a strong team of support, as well as many training opportunities.

We are looking for a vet to join this dynamic, fun loving, family orientated team. If you are a new or recent graduate you are also encouraged to apply. Their proprietors are passionate, caring, active and take great pride in mentoring and training in veterinary practice. Career longevity and ensuring that working life is balanced well with enjoying the beautiful area they live in are extremely important.

What is on offer:

  • Working hours between 8am-5.30pm weekdays and occasional 9-12pm Saturday in a shared rota. Being in a coastal town the caseload is much quieter than the busy city practices.

  • Diverse and mixed caseload to gain experience in an array of fields. The practice is 90% small animal and 10% large animal.

  • Well-equipped clinic with modern equipment- Idexx blood machine, digital X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopes, isolation ward, Vision VPM, IM3 dental machine, ultrasound with colour doppler, Bair Hugger, equine dentistry power float, all large animal equipment.

  • Bereavement room for euthanasia – designated room which is a designated for client privacy and comfort and time to grieve. This room is also helpful for lengthy medical discussions.

  • Plenty of opportunities to learn, train and advance your professional skills especially in orthopaedics, complex soft tissue surgery, advanced medical treatments, chemotherapy and large animal work if desired.

  • After hours is triaged by 3rd party so only true emergencies are seen in a shared rota, currently 1:4 – The most well-rounded vets have had experience doing afterhours. This is the bit when you really get to save the animal and do what you trained for! Backup always there if required and time off afterwards is incorporated. Phone provided.

  • Overseas applicants welcome to apply as they have extensive knowledge on business sponsorship.

The reason people stay

  • Mentoring program for new and recent graduate to support you as you kick start your career

  • Foster any special interests through continued education in a collaborative environment.

  • High nurse to vet ratio and progressive management team are open to new ideas and suggestions.

  • Focus on ensuring the happiness of our team members.

  • Work/life balance is extremely important and this is reflected in the vet rostering, to allow ample time off for pursuits outside of work.

Employment benefits

  • Remuneration is well above award, commensurable with experience, and also offer a unique bonus scheme which has been instrumental in maintaining a low staff turnover. Successful business strategies which enable veterinarians to achieve better financial remuneration. From $80,000 pa (New Graduate) upwards depending on experience.

  • 4 Weeks Annual Leave

  • 1 Week paid CPD leave

  • Up to $2000 for study and short courses. We will foster any special interests through continued education.  

  • Paid membership for VIN, CVE plus a Health and Wellbeing Allowance for health retreats, yoga, gym membership etc.

  • Relocation subsidies and help with finding accommodation.

Why Make a Sea Change to the Sapphire Coast?

  • NO Commute to work! The region offers many townships close to the clinic and so travel to work is always a joy.

  • The clinic is minutes away from pristine National Parks, host to stunning beaches, and yet only 3 hours from Canberra for a City fix or 2 hours from the Snowy Mountains and ski resorts.

  • Have a swim in your lunch break

  • Merimbula has a regional Airport with daily flights to Melbourne and Sydney.

  • Pursuits such as 4WDing, Water-skiing, kayaking, snow skiing, scuba diving, camping, bushwalking and much more are all at your doorstep without giving up the great coffee and stunning seafood restaurants too.

  • 17 schools and day care centres, medical centres, and a large regional hospital, plenty of job opportunities for spouses also.

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon with a preference to Smallies but looking to try your hand at some LA - Get in Touch with Sophie Today! Don't Miss out of this Beautiful Location....

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE