Large Animal Veterinarian – Gympie Veterinary Services

Gympie, Qld
Posted 3 weeks ago

Gympie Veterinary Services in South-East Queensland is a busy long established and still growing mixed practice.

Our practice is a true mix of companion animals, cattle (dairy and beef), horses, small ruminants and wildlife.

Covid-19 has disrupted our plans and we need now need an experienced large animal veterinarian to join us. 

This position could be a 6 – 12-month contract or a permanent ongoing role.  If you are a locum looking for a few months work, we would like to hear from you also.

  • 100% large animals – equine, beef, dairy, small ruminants
  • The work takes us within a radius of approximately 200km.
  • Horse work consists of repro, dentistry and lameness workups as well as the usual ambulatory cases. Both routine and non-routine surgeries are performed at this clinic.
  • You will see handle the full range of cattle work – pregnancy diagnosis, bull testing, lame cows, down cows.
  • We have on site large animal facilities and all the expected equipment.
  • It’s really busy but we don’t expect you to do ridiculous shifts. We work hard to manage a sensible work week.

What we need:

  • 3+ years’ experience in mixed practice with a large animal focus. An equine interest is advantageous. 
  • A great team player. We have a large team of over 35 staff with vets ranging from 1 to 25+ years’ experience.
  • A vet who takes responsibility for their case load
  • A vet who is keen to advance their skills via CE (which we strongly support)
  • Someone with a sense of humour who knows how to enjoy life and work
  • Ideally we need someone to start within the next month or 2. However we can be flexible and will consider all options.

Remuneration:

  • We offer a very generous salary package along with a huge range of benefits that comes with being a part of the Apiam Animal Health family of mixed and production animal practices across Australia.
  • A fully equipped work vehicle will be provided.
  • We pay for AVA membership, VSB registration, Plumbs subscription. We provide the usual annual leave and CE leave plus we offer paid volunteer leave, parental leave and salary sacrifice options.

We live and work in an ideal location surrounded by beautiful countryside as well as being within an hour of beaches, national parks, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast and under 2 hours to Brisbane. 

If you would like to speak with one of our large animal vets about the position, please contact Dr Leisa Denaro in the first instance.  Ph 0437 293 046 or leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au

Applications including cover letter and CV with referees to leisa.denaro@apiam.com.au

 

 

Job IndustryVeterinarian, Veterinary & Production Services

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