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Join the Illawarra Equine team!

Updated: Oct 24, 2019

An opportunity exists for an experienced Equine Veterinarian to join our busy practice. 

  • Stunning NSW costal location

  • Dynamic & fun team

  • Competitive salary package, plus benefits

THE PRACTICE Illawarra Equine Centre is a successful ambulatory practice, 90 minutes from Sydney in Gerringong, on the beautiful South Coast of New South Wales. The business is comprised of a small team of experienced veterinarians and dedicated support staff. The practice services clients throughout the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions and attends a diverse range of equine patients, from racehorses and competition horses, through to pleasure and pony club mounts.

Through a close association with both the Randwick Equine Centre and Southern Highlands Equine Centre, the practice benefits from group resources and specialist advice and support.  We have both a permanent office and a separate clinic for horses requiring surgery or more comprehensive treatment.

THE POSITION This job offers a busy and diverse working environment, including but not limited to preventative care, dentistry, digital radiography, reproduction, lameness diagnosis and pre-purchase examinations. The position includes the use of a well-stocked fleet vehicle, portable crush, dental equipment, ultrasound machine, endoscope and a portable digital x-ray machine.  The practice also supports veterinary student placements throughout the year.

An on-call roster of 1 in 3 weekends supports a good work/life balance. Remuneration is well above award and dependant on experience. The salary package includes a vehicle and phone for work and personal use.

THE PERSON 3+ years’ experience in an equine only, or mixed practice with large animal focus, is highly desirable, however new graduates are also encouraged to apply. The person best suited to this role will be motivated, a team player, willing to learn with a good sense of humour!  This is a wonderful opportunity for a rewarding career, enviable lifestyle while being a key player in a friendly, professional team.

For more information, or to apply directly for this position, please email Dr Mitchell Brown

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