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Senior Clinical Veterinary Registrar

Camperdown, Australia
$104,074 - $143,403 p.a + 17% superannuation
Closing date
19 May 2024

Job Details

  • Full time and Part-time Continuing employment opportunities, contingent on the continuation of external funding. Located at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney ranked #1 in the Southern hemisphere and #23rd globally
  • Opportunity for registered veterinarians to contribute towards the training of future colleagues. You just need an enthusiasm for sharing your clinical experience with students - no formal teacher training or research experience required.
  • Exciting opportunity to provide best-practice veterinary services in small animals
  • Be a part of an inspirational team developing the next generation of veterinarians
  • Base Salary HEO6 to HEO8 $104,074 - $143,403 p.a + 17% superannuation + premium loading for after hours and weekend shifts

It is an exciting time to join The University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital! We are building a new future that we want you to be a part of. A program of redevelopment is underway to become a flagship veterinary teaching hospital. Be part of building the future of veterinary clinical education at the University of Sydney.

As part of the School of Veterinary Science which is ranked #1 in the Southern Hemisphere, the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney (UVTHS) provides clinical learning experience for veterinary students with staff engaged in professional training programs through provision of veterinary services to the public.

You don't need to have advanced or teacher training or research experience to work at UVTHS just a passion for caring for animals and sharing your experience with students.

About the opportunity

Your chance to have a marked impact on the future of the veterinary profession as you care for the lives of animals and develop your own clinical expertise.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Clinical Registrar/Clinical Registrar/Staff Veterinarian - Small Animal Primary Care to join a team of outstanding world-class clinical colleagues at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney. This position will be located at Camperdown campus with some travel expected to the Camden campus.

The primary care service is a core discipline in the training of the future leaders of the veterinary profession through a globally accredited training program, the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide high quality veterinary clinical service in the primary care service for clients of UVTHS
  • participate in provision of education to DVM students and continuing veterinary education provided by the unit through clinical service and sharing your experience with students
  • support students and nursing staff in decision making, and case management
  • participate in service in evening shifts and weekends, pending service requirements (premium loadings apply).

To learn more about the Sydney School of Veterinary Science click here

The key benefits:

  • be inspired everyday
  • be part of developing the next generation of veterinarians
  • opportunity for you to learn and enhance your skills and experience in a unique teaching and research environment of a Veterinary Teaching hospital
  • opportunity for a different professional pathway where you can leverage your clinical expertise, enhance work life balance, and find purpose in academic opportunities
  • salary packaging available
  • industry leading leave provisions including generous paid Parental leave entitlements (pending eligibility up to 36 weeks), personal leave including sick and carer's leave (up to 10 weeks pa), annual leave (4 week pa)
  • access to employee assistance programs at no cost'
  • relocation allowance negotiable
  • opportunity to work with and learn from Specialists who inspire and train the next generation of veterinary leaders and engage with the school, within a world class university
  • access to University library and other educational resources
  • access to University professional development funds and opportunities.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Staff Veterinarian - Small Animal Primary Care who has:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW (or equivalent)
  • a minimum of 12 months experience in small animal clinical practice
  • an ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • experience in teaching/coaching others desirable.
  • the ability to show initiative and manage competing deadlines
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To be considered for the Clinical Veterinary Registrar (HE07) you must have membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists or equivalent in a relevant discipline or a Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline and/or have completed a residency program or similar advanced training but have not yet achieved specialist status.

To be considered for a Senior Clinical Veterinary Registrar (HE08) you must have more than 12 months experience following a residency program but have not yet achieved specialist status OR may have membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists or similar post graduate level qualifications as well as additional advanced training (eg Graduate Certificate research/ education) and have more than 12 months experience following that.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Chris Masaoka, Recruitment Operations by email to

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Applications Close

Sunday 19 May 2024 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

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