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Associate Equine Veterinarian - Scone

SCONE EQUINE GROUP

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia's largest provider of equine veterinary services with expertise in all areas of horse care across its specialist subsidiary practices. Located in the heart of Australia's Thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria, SEG delivers excellence in equine veterinary health through Scone Equine Hospital, Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre, Avenel Equine Hospital and the Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre, Muswellbrook. SEG equine veterinarians are recognised around the world for their knowledge and specialists with skills across the full spectrum of equine practice.

Position

Scone Equine Group is seeking suitable applicants for associate equine veterinarian positions at least 2 years graduated for either a seasonal locum or an 18 month mixed position in Scone.

During the breeding season the successful applicant(s) will have responsibility for independent veterinary care on client properties as well as supporting senior veterinarians in providing a high level of service on their client Thoroughbred farms as well as other client properties. The afterhours roster is expected to be 1 in 3 with adequate back up and second opinion at all times.

Applicants should have experience in equine veterinary practice and be knowledgeable of routine stud medicine and reproduction veterinary work. It would be an advantage to have previously worked in thoroughbred stud practice or an equine internship. It is encouraged to consider the role to include at least 2 successive breeding seasons. A mixed 18 month position involving flexible arrangements with the potential of small animal veterinary work in the period between February and August is encouraged.

Location

The area of Scone, Denman and Murrurundi is the heart of the thoroughbred breeding industry in Australia with the second largest population of breeding horses in the world. It is also home to a large performance horse population. The Upper Hunter area encompassing Denman, Scone and Murrurundi is in close proximity to larger regional towns, Tamworth and Newcastle. The area is close to the vineyard region of Pokolbin and the Newcastle beaches are one and a half hours away, or you could be in Sydney with three and a half hours' drive. Scone Equine Hospital is the largest equine veterinary practice in the southern hemisphere, employing approximately 30 equine veterinarians in the peak breeding season time of year.

Selection Criteria

Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent qualification that can be fully registered in New South Wales, Australia. For further information please contact the Veterinary Practitioners Board of New South Wales www.vpb.nsw.gov.au

Scone Equine Hospital will assist the successful applicant with the VISA requirements for working in Australia if necessary. Applicants who are only eligible for limited registration will not be considered for the position.

Remuneration Package

  • Salary package commensurate with experience with conditions outlined within a contract of employment
  • A car equipped for on farm ambulatory work will be provided and is available for work and private us.
  • Fully furnished accommodation assistance provided
  • Phone allowance $50 per month
  • Computer tablet is provided
  • Membership of the EVA and AVA organisations is provided
  • Uniforms

Applications

Applicants are asked to forward their Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to:

David O’Meara by emailing to david.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

 

Contact: David O'Meara

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: david.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Stable Hand Team Leader

  • Be part of Australia’s largest Equine Hospital
  • Lead a productive and motivated team
  • Support patient care with experienced medicine specialists, surgeons and nurses

Clovelly ICU

The Intensive Care Unit at Clovelly Stables has a large team of specialist veterinarians, interns, nurses, and barn crew working together to provide 24-hour care for critically ill neonates, adults, and post-operative patients. Approximately 1000 patients are seen annually, including a high caseload of neonatal and adult medicine and post-surgical cases.

The Role

Leading a team up to 5 people during a busy breeding season and then reducing to accommodate for decreased workload during a less intense period, this is a rewarding role. This position is hands on and works closely with the Hospital Coordinator and Veterinary Supervisor. You would contribute to recruitment, rostering and basic administrative requirements however the focus of your day would be with the team of stable hands ensuring the hospital protocols and procedures are followed along with productive preparation and maintenance of stables and grounds. This environment is fast paced but well supported with equipment and facilities to perform work to the highest standard.

The Culture

Our mantra is “At Clovelly we are a positive dedicated family, committed to the best patient care”.Our vision is to be the best at patient care and the best place to work.

Skills and Competencies

  • Developing skills or experience in leading and motivating a small team
  • Clear understanding and experience in horse husbandry
  • Managing, measuring and planning work within time frames
  • Following and contributing to protocols and processes

Benefits

  • Full time permanent position
  • Entitlements for professional development and ongoing education
  • Support from peers within the group and on an on-site manager

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to anna.burke@sconeequine.com.au or

Scone Equine Hospital

Attn: Anna Burke

PO Box 280

Scone NSW 2337

 

Contact: Anna Burke

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: anna.burke@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Senior Associate Ambulatory Equine Veterinarian

SCONE EQUINE GROUP

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia's largest provider of equine veterinary services with expertise in all areas of horse care across its specialist subsidiary practices. Located in the heart of Australia's thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria, SEG delivers excellence in equine veterinary health through Scone Equine Hospital, Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centre, Avenel Equine Hospital and the Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre, Muswellbrook. SEG equine veterinarians are recognised around the world for their knowledge and specialists with skills across the full spectrum of the equine practice.

POSITION:

Scone Equine Group is seeking a suitable applicant for a Senior Associate Equine Veterinarian position. It is expected to have at least 4 years’ experience since graduation.It is anticipated the successful applicant will be in our team before the 2021 breeding season.

The successful applicant will have responsibility for independent veterinary care on client properties with thoroughbred broodmare groups as well as responsibility for our Scone Artificial Reproduction services in Scone. The artificial reproductive services currently offered from our Scone location include fresh, chilled and frozen semen insemination caseload, stallion training and semen collection on jump mare or dummy, chilled semen shipping, fertility investigations, an embryo transfer program and semen analysis with all the toys including casa. The role involves working within a team of ambulatory vets able and keen to assist. We aim to have the afterhours roster as 1 in 4 at worst during the season as well as in the remainder of the year with adequate back up and second opinion from experienced and specialist veterinarians at all times. Discussions around flexible arrangements in the ‘sales season’ are encouraged.

Applicants should have wide experience in equine veterinary practice, routine stud medicine and reproductive management of the stallion and mare. Thoroughbred stud work experience is a bonus and applicants with specialist qualifications would be at an advantage but not a requirement to apply. There are opportunities for an ongoing position with increased responsibilities over time.

LOCATION:

The area of Scone, Denman and Murrurundi is in the heart of the thoroughbred breeding industry in Australia with the second largest population of breeding horses in the world. It is also home to a large performance horse population. The Upper Hunter area is also in close proximity to larger regional towns - Tamworth and Newcastle. The area is close to the vineyard region of Pokolbin and the Newcastle beaches are one and a half hours away, or you could be in Sydney with three and a half hours' drive. Scone Equine Hospital is the largest equine veterinary practice in the southern hemisphere, employing approximately 30 equine veterinarians in the peak breeding season time of year.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent qualification that can be fully registered in New South Wales, Australia. For further information please contact the Veterinary Practitioners Board of New South Wales www.vpb.nsw.gov.au

Scone Equine Hospital will assist the successful applicant with the VISA requirements for working in Australia if necessary. Applicants who are only eligible for limited registration will not be considered for the position.

REMUNERATION:

  • Salary range $100 000 – $130 000 (AUD) (yearly salary) with conditions outlined within a contract of employment
  • A car equipped for on farm ambulatory work will be provided and is available for work and private use
  • Fully furnished accommodation assistance provided
  • Phone allowance $50 per month
  • CPD support and annual allowance
  • Computer tablet provided
  • Membership of the EVA and AVA organisations
  • Uniforms

APPLICATIONS:

Applicants need to forward their Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to David O'Meara.

Contact: David O'Meara

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: david.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Accounts Receivable Administrator

  • Existing position with full training and support
  • Work with a great team in a vibrant environment
  • Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley town of Scone, horse capital of Australia.

AVG

Australian Veterinary Group (AVG) provides management and administration services to support the clinical and operational activities of two of Australia’s leading veterinary service providers.

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia’s largest provider of equine veterinary services, located in the heart of Australia’s Thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria.

Pet Medical Australia (PMA) is a small animal veterinary practice dedicated in providing veterinary excellence for our clients and patients, located across the Upper Hunter and North Sydney region.

The Role

Accounts Receivable - This role involves following up on debt older than 31 days, for 5 business entities under the Scone Equine Group banner, communicating with our debt recovery agent and monthly reporting to the management team.

The Culture

The AVG administration team is friendly, professional and respectful being led and supported by an engaged Office Manager. The AVG vision is to be the best place to work.

Skills and Competencies

  • Exceptional phone manner, strong communication both written and oral
  • Customer Service focus & ability to time manage.
  • Detail orientated, drive for results, ability to problem solve.
  • Integrity, trust, ethics and values of AVG

Benefits

  • Full time permanent position
  • Opportunity for professional development and ongoing education
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing program

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Contact: Richelle Betteridge

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Administration Assistant

  • Flexible part time position with full training and support
  • Work with a great team in a vibrant environment
  • Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley town of Scone, horse capital of Australia.

AVG

Australian Veterinary Group (AVG) provides management and administration services to support the clinical and operational activities of two of Australia’s leading veterinary service providers.

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia’s largest provider of equine veterinary services, located in the heart of Australia’s Thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria.

Pet Medical Australia (PMA) is a small animal veterinary practice dedicated in providing veterinary excellence for our clients and patients, located across the Upper Hunter and North Sydney region.

The Role

Working amongst a professional, enthusiastic and strong accounts team this role develops client relations and focuses on friendly and reliable customer service. You will be supported by those with years of experience, patience and skill to help develop your career and knowledge.

The Culture

The AVG administration team is friendly, professional and respectful being led and supported by an engaged Office Manager. The AVG vision is to be the best place to work.

Skills and Competencies

  • Exceptional phone manner, strong communication both written and oral
  • Customer Service focus & ability to time manage
  • Detail orientated
  • Integrity, trust, ethics and values of AVG

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements in this part time role
  • Varied and interesting role
  • Opportunity for professional development and ongoing education
  • Health and wellbeing program

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Contact: Richelle Betteridge

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Company Accountant

  • New position in a vibrant and expanding business
  • Work with a dedicated and committed team in a permanent part time role
  • Excellent working environment and culture

AVG

Australian Veterinary Group (AVG) provides management and administration services to support the clinical and operational activities of two of Australia’s leading veterinary service providers.

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia’s largest provider of equine veterinary services, located in the heart of Australia’s Thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria.

Pet Medical Australia (PMA) is a small animal veterinary practice dedicated in providing veterinary excellence for our clients and patients, located across the Upper Hunter and North Sydney region.

The Role

This role will support the businesses of Scone Equine Group and Pet Medical to and ensure the efficient and effective delivery of varied financial tasks. This role will become an integral part of our finance team reporting directly to the CFO, while working alongside friendly and productive people.

The Culture

The AVG administration team is friendly, professional and respectful. The AVG Vision is to be the best place to work.

Skills and Competencies

  • Written and oral communication, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Organisation, critical thinking
  • Experience using Xero or similar accounting system
  • CPA / CA Qualifications
  • Experience in public accounting firm is desirable but not essential

Benefits

  • Part time position with flexible working arrangements
  • Role is fully supported by senior management
  • Opportunity for professional development and ongoing education
  • Health and wellbeing program

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to scott.shann@sconeequine.com.au

Contact: Scott Shann

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: scott.shann@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Hospital Nurse (Various Roles)

  • Be part of Australia’s largest Equine Hospital
  • Experienced medicine specialists, surgeons, nurses, and support people working with you
  • Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley town of Scone, horse capital of Australia.

Clovelly ICU

The Intensive Care Unit at Clovelly Stables has a large team of specialist veterinarians, interns, nurses, and barn crew working together to provide 24-hour care for critically ill neonates, adults, and post-operative patients. Approximately 1000 patients are seen annually, including a high caseload of neonatal and adult medicine and post-surgical cases.

The Role

There are a variety of nursing roles that are stimulating and fast paced but well supported by an experienced team of specialists, interns, nurses and a hospital coordinator. These positions would suit both early-in-career nurses and experienced nurses looking to take the next step in their equine nursing careers and to gain experience in a high case load hospital.

The Culture

Our mantra is “At Clovelly we are a positive dedicated family, committed to the best patient care”. Our vision is to be the best at patient care and the best place to work.

Skills and Experience

  • Qualifications or experience in equine nursing
  • Experience in working with a variety of horses
  • Enthusiasm, motivation, and passion for patient care
  • Strong teamwork and the ability to work autonomously.

Benefits

  • Peer group support, senior nurses and on-site manager
  • Increase your skills and competencies with leading Internal Medicine Specialists
  • Full training and education for the roles is provided.
  • Flexible seasonal roster with paid penalty rates e.g., shift allowances and overtime.

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to icu@sconeequine.com.au or

Scone Equine Hospital

Attn: Clovelly

PO BOX 280

Scone, NSW 2337


Contact: ICU Manager

Phone: 02 6545 1433

E-mail: icu@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Veterinarian

Scone Equine Hospital Pty Ltd, is seeking applications for the following full-time roles:

Equine Veterinarian - Scone NSW and Avenel VIC

Duties will include:

  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Equine reproduction
  • Ambulatory
  • Anaesthesia
  • Post-operative care
  • Lameness work
  • Injury and associated surgery
  • Yearlingradiography and upper airwayendoscopy
  • Emergency foaling caesareans
  • Some small animal work may be required

Essential Criteria

  • Registration with State Veterinary Board
  • Veterinary Degree
  • A minimum of two years’ experience as a Vet or with horse breeding practice
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to breeding horses

The salary offered will vary between $80,000 and over $100,000 depending upon reproductive, anaesthesia and ambulatory experience.

Interested Equine Veterinarian should email their applications including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and Krystle Ruming at:Krystle.Ruming@sconeequine.com.au or PO Box 280, Scone, NSW, 2337.

All applications will be in confidence.

 

Contact: Krystle Ruming

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: krystle.ruming@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Veterinarian

Scone Equine Hospital Pty Ltd, is seeking applications for the following full-time role:

The successful applicants will experience Equine surgery, medicine, ophthalmology, reproduction, radiology, anaesthesia, post-operative care, lameness work, yearling radiography, and yearling upper airway endoscopy.

The applicants will be involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cases seen on rotation including routine ambulatory, racetrack and supervised after hours work.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, motivated, and keen to make the most of the position in our busy high-profile equine practice. Our practice boasts a well-established mentoring program and is supported with a strong team atmosphere.

Applicants must have a Veterinary degree and be registered with the Veterinary Board in NSW. Applicants need 2 years equine or other large animal experience, although small animal practice may be considered towards the 2 years.

Salary range will be $56,000 - $60,000.

Interested Equine Veterinarians should email their applications including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and Krystle Ruming at: Krystle.Ruming@sconeequine.com.au

All applications will be in confidence.

Contact: Krystle Ruming

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: krystle.ruming@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Veterinarian - Scone NSW

Scone Equine Hospital Pty.Ltd, is seeking applications for the following full-time role:

Equine Veterinarian - Scone NSW

 Duties will include:

  • Anaesthesia, including peri-operative medical treatment for equine patients
  • Post-operative care
  • Assistance with Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Lameness work
  • Injury management and associated surgery
  • Yearling radiography
  • Yearling upper airway endoscopy
  • Emergency foaling caesereans
  • First opinion caseloads that include minor surgical procedures, medical illnesses and emergencies, and animal husbandry issues
  • Participate in the out-of-hours roster as required

Essential Criteria 

  • Bachelor degree of Veterinary Medicine
  • A minimum of at least a years' professional anaesthesia experience and a minimum of 12 months equine experience
  • Licensed in NSW as a Veterinarian
  • The salary range is $75,000.00 - $85,000 and will be commensurate with your skills and experience

Interested Equine Veterinarians should email their applications including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae to Krystle Ruming at: krystle.ruming@sconeequine.com.au or post to PO Box 280, Scone, NSW 2337 Australia.

All applications will be in the strictest confidence.

Contact: Krystle Ruming

Phone: 6545 1333

E-mail: krystle.ruming@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Inventory Coordinator

  • New position with developed processes and support
  • Work with a great team in a vibrant environment
  • Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley town of Scone, horse capital of Australia

AVG

Australian Veterinary Group (AVG) provides management and administration services to support the clinical and operational activities of two of Australia’s leading veterinary service providers.

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is Australia’s largest provider of equine veterinary services, located in the heart of Australia’s Thoroughbred breeding country and across four key horse regions in NSW and Victoria.

Pet Medical Australia (PMA) is a small animal veterinary practice dedicated in providing veterinary excellence for our clients and patients, located across the Upper Hunter and North Sydney region.

The Role

This exciting new role will work across all Scone Equine Group and Pet Medical. This position oversees inventory data processing to ensure that products, materials, and supplies are received correctly into our systems to allow us to operate our businesses efficiently. Following established processes, you will be required to enter product details, investigate problems, assist with physical counts and reconcile with delivery reports.

The Culture

The AVG administration team is friendly, professional and respectful being led and supported by an engaged Office Manager. The AVG Vision is to be the best place to work.

Skills and Competencies

  • Written communication, customer service focus (internal and external)
  • Detail orientated, drive for results, ability to problem solve.
  • Time management

Benefits

  • Full time permanent position
  • Opportunity for professional development and ongoing education
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing program

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Contact: Richelle Betteridge

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: richelle.betteridge@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open