HAPPY WORLD VETERINARY DAY!
We are super proud to announce the launch of the Global Online Veterinary Careers Summit!
VeterinaryCareers.com.au (AUS and NZ) is working in partnership with The DVM Project Career Discussion Group (Canada and US) and Vets Stay, Go Diversify (UK and EUR)
Register your interest to get involved in the link below and be part of this interactive community extravaganza
We would love to include photos of this community in the summit to showcase our diverse #VetPassports ! So, to celebrate today pop photos of your veterinary careers and journeys in the comments below
Emma will join us all the way from Australia and will help us to make the most of career opportunities all around us. Veterinarycareers.com.au is a career hub that specialises in roles outside of traditional veterinary practice – such as public practice, research, and corporate veterinary roles. Promoting the role of the veterinarian in society in addressing issues of animal welfare, zoonotic and emerging disease, biosecurity, food safety & security.
Ebony Escalona, founder of Vets Stay Go Diversify! Ebony– founder of VSGD from the UK is all about bringing community together and showcasing the career stories inside us all. Vets Stay Go Diversify! is a veterinary careers community like no other. Over 13, 000 global members in the VSGD Facebook group explore potential together online and in person!
Melanie Barham, founder of The DVM Project
Melanie is from Guelph and brings the research into focus about our career stories and why we do what we do. The DVM Project‘s goal is to share, to connect, and to embrace and explore differences within careers in veterinary medicine. Loads of food for thought through interviews, stories and advice from veterinarians from all different career paths.
As an employer, wage earner or sole trader, the JobKeeper Payment is intended to provide wage subsidies to businesses that are significantly affected by COVID-19. The Government has announced its intention to pass additional legislation to introduce this new measure. If legislation is enacted, support will be directed to employers to pass on to employees. Register your interest and they will send you updates- register at: https://www.ato.gov.au/general/gen/JobKeeper-payment/?=redirected_JobKeeper
Please note this positions has now been filled.
Lancefield Equine Clinic is a boutique 100% Equine Clinic, with purpose-built hospital facilities and a small team dedicated to enjoying work while being committed to providing the highest standard in equine veterinary care and outstanding customer service. We are a practice that specialises in building long-term client relationships.
This role is ambulatory based, and we also have a purpose built fully equipped hospital, with digital x-ray, ultrasound, blood work machine and endoscopy to support you in the ambulatory work. On offer is also the ability to be involved with the in-house equine reproduction services, this work during the season includes thoroughbreds and sport horses, chilled and frozen AI, semen collection and neonatal medicine.
After hours practice on call is quiet and is shared equally, leaving plenty of time to enjoy a work life balance that we believe to be important. After hours work is shared equally between veterinarians, usually a 1:3 rota. We work as a team to make sure that our staff get weekends off and create a roster ahead of time that works for all team members.
Equine practitioners who are team players, largely self-sufficient and who are interested in settling into a growing business and beautiful area for the long term are encouraged to apply.
The clinic is based in the gorgeous Macedon Ranges Shire, which is less than 70 kilometres from Melbourne, in Victoria. The area is rich in horticulture, vineyards, hobby farms and horse sports. Enjoy life in picturesque surrounds, working in an equine paradise with clientele consisting of performance horses from a diverse range of equestrian sport, from racing, show jumping, dressage, eventing, reining, camp drafting to pleasure and trail. If you are a horse enthusiast yourself, this area is perfect to live and keep horses with an array of acreages, agistment properties and riding trails locally so you can continue to follow your equestrian pursuits.
For accommodation, there are rental properties to choose from – rent is from $195/week for a unit, around $330/week for a 3 bedroom home and if you want some space currently there is an acreage listed for 3 bedroom home on acreage that is $550/wk which is also very convenient to the clinic! To get you started, we can also offer short term accommodation.
Lancefield is a small town and enjoys country-Australian hospitality and the benefit of getting to know the locals. Many leisure time opportunities exist including wineries, cafés, restaurants, farmers markets, sporting facilities, as well as several well regarded private and public schools. For the sporty there are local competitions in netball, football, cricket, golf, every equestrian you can think of, volley ball etc
The location is excellent in that you can attend the many veterinary continuing professional development (CPD) events on offer at Oaklands – only a 30-minute drive to keep current and catch up with colleagues. Plus it is only 50 minutes to Melbourne to get your fill of shopping and with easy access to the airport you can spend your weekends away as you choose to!
Who are you?
You are a team player who provides excellence in service and care to equine clients. You are a good communicator who asks for assistance when required and who can discuss difficult cases openly. You have confidence, enthusiasm and a sense of humour. You are looking for a practice where you can settle in and enjoy life as a veterinarian for the long term. You are open to investing in the role and seeing it likewise invest in you. There is the opportunity for business partnership.
What is on Offer?
An attractive package commensurate with experience including a practice car, phone, assistance with accommodation, 4 weeks accrued annual leave (+ 1-week paid study leave) will be offered. We look very much forward to hearing from you so don’t hesitate to contact us and learn more about this fantastic opportunity.
Apply via Veterinarycareers.com.au