Williams River Veterinary Clinic

Clarence Town


Clarence Town
Hunter Valley





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Williams River Veterinary Clinic

Description of position:

We are seeking an enthusiastic experienced veterinarian to join a well-established, purpose-built and family-owned mixed practice in the lower Hunter Valley.
We are looking for a positive and confident veterinarian to join our growing practice. We currently employ 5 Vets and 10 nurses with an emphasis on teamwork and patient care.
This exciting position will provide an attractive above award salary that will be commensurate with experience. This includes use of on-call car, mobile phone, CPD and study leave.
The position is approximately 65% small animals and 35% large animals, mainly pleasure horses and cattle, we also see sheep, goats, alpacas and everything in between, for the many hobby farmers in our district. We also offer equine dentistry and some reproductive work. There will be many opportunities for the successful applicant, with the unlimited support of some great mentors along the way.
Work life balance is a high priority to us and staff well-being and mental health is very important to us.
We are also passionate about wildlife and provide veterinary assistance and treatments for our local wildlife rescue groups.
Our clinic is equipped with all the modern technology such as, ultrasound, digital radiography, full in house idexx lab, iM3 dental machine, pulse oximeter and blood pressure monitoring. For our large animals, we have a horse crush and 4 indoor stables with yards attached, as well as equine dental and reproductive equipment.
The clinic is situated in Clarence Town, 40 minutes north of Newcastle and 2 ½ hours north of Sydney. A beautiful place to live with a family atmosphere, and if water skiing, kayaking or fishing is a pastime, the Williams River is a short walk away and we are only 35 minutes from the coast and vineyards.
By joining the Williams River Veterinary team, you will have the opportunity to work in a close-knit team with like-minded individuals, while being a part of the welcoming and inclusive environment.
We are a friendly team, who regularly share baked treats with a cup of coffee, homegrown produce and spend time together outside of work drinking wine, bushwalking and horse riding. We strive towards achieving a wonderful work-life balance for our vets and nurses.
The successful applicant must demonstrate the following:
Excellent organisational and communication skills
Great time management
A positive and friendly attitude
A flexible and adaptable approach
A strong work ethic
Attention to detail
Commitment to providing the highest standard of patient care
A desire to grow yourself and develop your career
Ability to work closely with fellow team members and build rapport with clients
If this sounds like you and you are ready for a diverse and interesting role, please forward CV by email to klocker.j@gmail.com
We can make arrangements to discuss the job with current employees if desired.