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Equine Veterinary Podiatrist

Scone Equine Group is seeking a full time, experienced Equine Veterinary Podiatrist to be based at the Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre in Muswellbrook.

This is a permanent long term role with prospects for ownership.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing equine podiatry services to Pleasure and Performance Horse clients, Thoroughbred stud and racing clients and hospitalised patients. They will be supported by experienced farriers and registered specialists in Equine Surgery and Internal Medicine.

The Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre is Australia’s only dedicated podiatry and lameness practice and is recognised around the country as a centre of expertise in the field of equine podiatry. The practice is located in Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley. It is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to major regional centres and cities on the east coast.

Salary $75,000-$100,000 depending on experience.

For applications or further information, please use the contact details below

Contact: Info

Phone: +61 2 6545 1333

E-mail: info@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Senior Thoroughbred Stud Reproduction Veterinarian at Avenel

Scone Equine Group is seeking a full time, senior Thoroughbred Stud Reproduction Veterinarian to be based at Avenel Equine Hospital.

This is a permanent long term role with prospects for ownership.

The successful applicant will have primary responsibility for the day to day veterinary management of a number of Thoroughbred studs. Applicants should have significant experience in stud reproduction and stud medicine and are required to have worked in similar roles in both northern and southern hemisphere Thoroughbred stud practice.

Application deadline 31st May 2018 with position starting in August 2018.

Avenel is recognised as the centre of the Victorian Thoroughbred breeding industry. It is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to regional centres and to Melbourne.

Salary $100,000-$120,000 based on experience.

For applications or further information, please use the contact details below.

Contact: David O'Meara

Phone: +61 26545 1333

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

Status: Position Open


Equine Anaesthetist

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is seeking a full time equine anaesthetist, based at the Scone Equine Hospital.  Experience in equine anaesthesia is necessary. Qualifications, or eligibility to sit examinations, to allow registration as an Australian specialist in anaesthesia are preferable but not necessary.

Scone Equine Hospital performs approximately 1500 major surgical procedures annually. The position will be well supported by 3 interns and 3 senior veterinarians with extensive anaesthesia experience. We recognise the demands of this position and scheduling will allow the person to have days away from anaesthesia as well as dedicated after-hours personnel in the busy stud season. Our practice boasts an internationally recognised intensive care hospital and there is plenty of opportunity for the successful applicant to be involved in areas of their interest beyond general anaesthesia. The Scone Equine Group has a strong culture of research, publishing and presenting at scientific meetings and these endeavors will be supported. 

Scone is located in the heart of the thoroughbred breeding and western performance industries and is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to major regional centres and cities on the east coast of Australia.

The position is permanent full time with the hope that the applicant will stay long-term and acquire ownership.  An attractive salary package is offered with the commencement date being prior to August 2018. Applications close in March.

The practice is well managed, allowing our senior veterinarians to pursue their passions. 


Salary $100,000-120,000 base on experience.

For applications or further information please contact Dr Angus Adkins at angus.adkins@sconeequine.com.au 

Please visit the websites of SEG, including:
www.sconeequinehospital.com.au
www.avenelequinehospital.com.au
www.equinepodiatry.com.au 
www.tamworthequine.com.au


Contact: Dr Angus Adkins

Phone: 0265451333

E-mail: angus.adkins@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Medicine and Neonatology - Scone Equine Hospital

We have a seasonal position available for an equine medicine internist (DipECEIM, DipACVIM or Australian Fellow) in our ICU starting from mid- July 2018. We are particularly looking for someone with skills in critical care and neonatology. Although we would like to appoint a diplomate, we would consider an applicant that was board-eligible. The position will be primarily hospital based with occasional visits on to local stud farms to provide second opinion consultations. The successful applicant will work alongside two other equine medicine specialists to provide a high level of veterinary care to critically ill neonatal foals, adult horses and post-operative patients. We admit approximately 1000 cases to the ICU per year, of which more than 200 are critically ill neonatal foals. The on-call roster is evenly shared and is currently a 1 in 3 roster for weeknights and weekends.

Scone Equine Hospital is the largest equine veterinary practice in Australia, employing approximately 40 equine veterinarians during the breeding season. We have support from three specialists in equine surgery, two specialists in theriogenology, associate veterinarians, interns, and a large team of experienced equine nurses. Available equipment includes a 3m video-gastroscope, video-endoscopy, diode laser, two ultrasound machines with Doppler, an ECG, digital radiography and full diagnostic laboratory. Additional information about our hospital is available on our website www.sconeequinehospital.com.au 

Scone is in the heart of the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Australia. It is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to major regional cities and is approximately 3 and ½ hrs drive north of Sydney.

The applicant must meet the necessary requirements to be registered with the Veterinary Practitioners Board of New South Wales. Scone Equine Hospital will assist the successful applicant with the visa requirements for working in Australia (if required).

Salary $100,000- $120,000 based on experience.

In order to apply for the position, applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to Lesley Hayward:  Lesley.Hayward@sconeequine.com.au 

Application deadline for this position: 25th January 2019

Contact: Lesley Hayward

Phone: 02 6545 1433

E-mail: Lesley.Hayward@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open


Equine Surgeon

Scone Equine Group (SEG) is seeking a full time equine surgeon, based at the Scone Equine Hospital. Applicants must have, or be eligible to sit, appropriate qualifications to allow registration as an Australian specialist in equine surgery. These include FANZCVS, Dipl ACVS or Dipl ECVS. 

SEG includes Scone Equine Hospital, Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre, Avenel Equine Hospital and Tamworth Equine Veterinary Centrel. We are the largest equine practice in the southern hemisphere, employing approximately 40 equine veterinarians during the breeding season, The group boasts an internationally recognised team of veterinarians, including 3 specialists in equine surgery, 3 specialists in equine medicine and 2 specialists in theriogenology. 

Scone Equine Hospital performs approximately 1500 major surgical procedures annually. The surgical load is biased towards thoroughbreds, although we have a significant number of non-racing performance clients. The Scone Equine Hospital is well equipped to perform all recognised procedures. Surgeries at Avenel (Victoria) and Tamworth (NSW) are well equipped to perform routine elective and some emergency procedures.

Scone is located in the heart of the thoroughbred breeding and western performance industries and is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to major regional centres and cities on the east coast of Australia.

The successful applicant will be one of four equine surgeons, based at our Scone surgical facility, although the successful surgeon will have the opportunity on occasion to travel to our other sites to perform elective procedures. Our surgeons have a wealth of experience and are willing to provide help, support and training.

The position is permanent full time with the hope that the applicant will stay long-term and acquire ownership.  An attractive salary package is offered with the commencement date being May 2018, although a delay until August is possible. Applications close in March.

The practice is well managed, allowing our senior veterinarians to pursue their passions. 


Salary $100,000-$120,000 based on experience.

For applications or further information please contact Dr Angus Adkins at angus.adkins@sconeequine.com.au

Please visit the websites of SEG, including:
www.sconeequinehospital.com.au
www.avenelequinehospital.com.au
www.equinepodiatry.com.au 
www.tamworthequine.com.au

Contact: Dr Angus Adkins

Phone: 02 6545 1333

E-mail: angus.adkins@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Closed


Equine Veterinarian Position at Avenel Equine Hospital

Avenel Equine Hospital has an opportunity for a veterinarian interested in developing their skills and knowledge in general equine practice with the opportunity to work with and be trained by experienced veterinarians in the heart of Victoria's Thoroughbred breeding region.To be part of a team in a practice dedicated to the highest level of patient care and with support for advancement contact david.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

Salary $75,000-$100,000 depending on experience. Position seasonal with opportunity for permanent position for right candidate.

Website: www.avenelequinehospital.com.au

Contact: David O'Meara

Phone: +61 2 6545 1333

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

Status: Position Open


Equine Veterinarian Position at Scone Equine Hospital

Scone Equine Hospital has an opportunity for a veterinarian interested in developing their skills and knowledge in general equine practice with the opportunity to work with and be trained by specialists and experienced veterinarians in the Horse Capital of Australia. To be part of a team in a practice dedicated to the highest level of patient care and with support for advancement, contact David.omeara@sconeequine.com.au

Salary $75,000-$100,000 based on experience. Position seasonal with opportunity for permanent position for right candidate.

Contact: David O'Meara

Phone: +61 2 6545 1333

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

Status: Position Open


Senior Thoroughbred Stud Reproduction Veterinarian at Scone

Scone Equine Group is seeking a full time, senior Thoroughbred Stud Reproduction Veterinarian to be based at Scone Equine Hospital.

This is a permanent long term role with prospects for ownership.

The successful applicant will have primary responsibility for the day to day veterinary management of a number of Thoroughbred studs. Applicants should have significant experience in stud reproduction and stud medicine and are required to have worked in similar roles in both northern and southern hemisphere Thoroughbred stud practice.

Scone is recognised as the Horse Capital of Australia and is located in the heart of the thoroughbred breeding and western performance industries. It is a beautiful part of rural Australia located close to major regional centres and cities on the east coast.

Salary $100,000-$120,000 based on experience.

For applications or further information, please use the contact details below.

Contact: Cameron Collins

Phone: +61 418 486 853

E-mail: cameron.collins@sconeequine.com.au

Status: Position Open