South Australia offers you and your family a place that you can afford to live and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle.

Adelaide, South Australia’s capital is a modern and cosmopolitan city and has was rated the 5th most livable city in the world by the Economist. It is home to many spacious gardens and parklands, internationally renowned sporting complexes and many world class festivals.

South Australia is a place that you can afford to do more, with the median house price sold 67% lower than Sydney, New South Wales and 38% lower than Melbourne, Victoria. Living options range from the city of Adelaide to the picturesque rural locations of the world class wine region the Barossa Valley or even the scenic coastal locations of the Fleurieu Peninsula.

With long summers, running from December to February with an average temperature of 28.3 degrees Celsius (C), South Australia provides the perfect environment for enjoying outdoor activities.

South Australia is the wine and seafood capital of Australia with many of Australia’s best wineries a 40 minute drive out of the City Centre. Adelaide offers more restaurants and cafes per capita than any other Australian city and boasts a wide range of international cuisines.

Come join us and experience everything South Australia has to offer.

About Us

Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre (AVSARC) opened in July 2000 as one of the most advanced veterinary clinics in the state. The first facility in South Australia offering a multidisciplinary small animal referral service, we have extensive experience treating a diverse range of small animals. Our veterinarians have specialist training and the clinic has been purpose-built ensuring the highest standard of care in state-of-the-art facilities for all our patients. 

We provide a comprehensive service accessed by referral from general practice patients with severe, complex or protracted medical conditions requiring specialized equipment and expertise beyond that found in a general Veterinary practice.  Referral services in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Dermatology, Physiotherapy, and Diagnostic Imaging are offered. AVSARC offers some of the most advanced diagnostic, medical treatment and surgery options in South Australia. 

About You 

AVSARC invites applications from appropriately qualified Medicine Specialists to join our Small Animal Internal referral service.   The successful candidate will be eligible for Specialist Registration in South Australia in Small Animal Medicine, Canine Medicine or Feline Medicine, or have completed training.

The ideal candidates will have the following skills and attributes:

·         Specialist qualifications or evidence of completion of a residency training program
·         Ability to multi-task and work efficiently and independently;
·         Demonstrated commitment to excellent patient care
·         Exceptional organizational and communication skills including reporting;
·         Flexible, adaptable and positive approach to work

The Position Offers

·         An industry leading salary commensurate with experience
·        VIN, AVA and VECCS Memberships - Veterinary resources
·         5 weeks paid annual leave
·         Access to training programs, continuing education allowance and paid study leave
·         A supportive team environment with a passion to deliver high standards of care

Position enquiries:

Dr David Davies BSc BVMS (Hons) FANZCVS (Canine Medicine)
Specialist in Canine Medicine
Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre
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Applications including cover letter & resume:

Gena Notley
Business Manager
Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre
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Dr Penny Watson
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0ES
United Kingdom

Executive Secretary:

Dr Remo Lobetti
Bryanston Veterinary Hospital
PO Box 67092
2021 Bryanston
Republic of South Africa

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