Employment & Work Placement

Student work placement

We offer work placement for Veterinary, Veterinary Nursing and High School students.

Places are in high demand and are therefore limited, we fill these on a first-come-first-serve basis and in order to give each student the best experience we only take one student at a time.

If you are interested in completing your work placement with us, please call the clinic on 6742 1834 or email on gunvet@bigpond.com

Full time Veterinarian required for Gunnedah Veterinary Hospital.

Who we need: We are ideally looking for an experienced mixed practice vet to join our team however new graduate applications are welcome.

Why we are looking: Despite the drought our work-load is increasing and so we are seeking an additional vet to join our team.

About us: We are a well respected mixed practice in Gunnedah, in north-west NSW that has been established for over 60 years! We are currently operating as a three vet practice, which has grown considerably in recent years. Our vets are well supported by three friendly, full time certificate IV vet nurses.

Our patients and case load: Case load is approximately 80% small animal, 10% beef cattle and 10% equine, with a smattering of birds, pocket pets, reptiles and wildlife to keep things interesting! Our regional location gives us a great variety of cases, providing all staff with a challenging and fulfilling workload. There is opportunity to develop in any area of special interest.

Our Hospital is purpose built, modern & spacious: We follow a high standard of practice, with new protocols, procedures, medications and equipment always being welcomed. We are well equipped to enable you to practice a very high standard of veterinary medicine.

Equipment includes:

  • VetLink practice management system
  • Two consultation rooms
  • Separate dog and cat wards
  • Isolation ward
  • Two stables and equine stocks
  • Dedicated X-ray room with DR digital radiography
  • Hospital/ICU area – we have a large hospital area which is designated to surgical preparation and wet / dirty surgeries. Intensive Care patients are also hospitalised here to facilitate close monitoring
  • Large & small animal ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Pathology & sterilizing area

Location: Gunnedah district is a cropping, livestock & mining area with a population of about 13,000. There is a wide range of cultural & sporting organisations. Gunnedah is the Koala Capital of the World & is a diverse, friendly town with many young professionals.

Applications: This position would suit an enthusiastic and dedicated veterinarian with a true interest in regional mixed practice. If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a cover letter to Dr David Amos at gunvet@bigpond.com or phone 02 6742 1834 for further information.

Gunnedah Veterinary Hospital
14-16 Barber Street
Gunnedah, NSW, 2380

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