Vacancies

2021 RATES (incl. VAT):

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Contact Ronel Mayhew at systems@savc.org.za / 012 345 6360 to place an advert.

Forward content to systems@savc.org.za. Adverts have to be approved and invoices will be emailed – include your VAT number during correspondence. Use the invoice number as reference when making payment. Your advert will ONLY be published after you have forwarded the proof of payment to systems@savc.org.za. Advertisements will be published for a month and posted on the SAVC’s Facebook page.

Veterinarians - Grassy Park, Cape Town

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA in Grassy Park, Cape Town is looking to immediately fill two full-time positions, Principle/Head Veterinarian and a veterinary surgeon.

Competitive salaries commensurate with relevant experience.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to: hospitalmanager@spca-ct.co.za
Closing date: 8 October 2021
Link to full advert
(advert available until 20 October 2021)

Afrivet/Anipedia CPD online courses available

Afrivet/Anipedia (www.anipedia.org) provides updated scientific and SAVC accredited CPD online courses on a wide range of infectious and parasitic diseases of livestock, wildlife and companion animals. These comprehensive and quality-assured courses have been developed by scientists worldwide with a wealth of experience and knowledge on the topics.

The courses are available on VetEDonline for veterinary, para-veterinary and human health professionals and students.

For more information, contact Amélia Wassenaar at marketing@anipedia.org
(advert available until 10 October 2021)

Veterinary Surgeon - Derby, UK

Companion Care Vets are looking for a veterinary surgeon to work in the UK.
Please send applications to Jason.davidson@companioncare.co.uk. I am also happy to chat informally about the position if you have any further questions.
Link to full advert
(advert available until 1 October 2021)

Full time Veterinarian - Cape Town, Northern suburbs

TAH are looking for a full time SAVC registered veterinarian at their branches in Cape Town’s Northern suburbs.
Link to full advert
(advert available until 25 September 2021)

Veterinarians - UK

VetPro Recruitment are seeking South African Vets looking to work in the UK.
For more information about roles in the UK please email the team at info@vetprorecruitment.co.uk or call #44 1392 824667
Link to full advert
(advert available until 25 September 2021)

Veterinary nurse/AHT – Polokwane

SPCA Polokwane is looking for a veterinary nurse/Animal Health Technician to euthanise animals on the premises of the SPCA, when required.

The suitable applicant must be registered with the SAVC, and must have at least 2 years’ experience in Euthanising Animals of all species.

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employee’s behalf.

The position is available immediately.
Salary will be discussed during interviews, depending on the experience of the applicants.
CV’s can be e-mailed to manager@spcapolokwane.co.za
(advert available until 20 September 2021)

Full time/part time Veterinarians - Cape Town, Southern suburbs

TAH are looking for a full/part time SAVC registered veterinarians at their branches in Cape Town’s Southern suburbs.
Link to full advert
(advert available until 25 September 2021)

Veterinarians - India

JD Specialized Recruitment are currently recruiting for wildlife veterinarians for a new and exciting Zoological, Rescue & Rehabilitation project in India.
Link to full advert
(advert available until 25 September 2021)

Veterinary nurse - Midrand, Gauteng

The Midrand SPCA has a vacancy available for a veterinary nurse. This position is situated in Midrand, Gauteng. Applications are invited from those who consider that they have the requirements to fill this position.

Qualifications required:

  • Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (DipCurAnim or Dip Vet Nursing) or equivalent
  • Registration with the South African Veterinary Council
  • Two years’ experience in veterinary nursing and clinic management
  • Valid SA driver’s license
  • SAPS Clearance Certificate

Required Competencies (skills, Knowledge and Behavioral Attributes)

  • Knowledge of nursing procedures, biosecurity measures and procedures and handling of animals.
  • Meticulous about detail, professional and a responsible person.
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.
  • High degree of self-motivation and pro-activity.
  • Organising skills and a strong service orientation.
  • Physical mobility.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.
  • Passionate about Animal Welfare.
  • Be of sober habits and presentable.
  • Have the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and without supervision.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willingness to work after hours and on weekends.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing excellent patient care and handling.
  • Clinic administration (record keeping, hygiene, stock control, care of equipment, safety measures etc.).
  • Supervising personnel.
  • Administering and monitoring of sedation and assist with monitoring of anesthesia.
  • Assist with emergency procedures.
  • Communicating with patient owners.

To apply, please email your CV, a short motivational letter as to how and why you are the best candidate for the position and any supporting documentation and references to Pam Pretorius, General Manager, manager@midrandspca.co.za

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants should accept that the application has been unsuccessful if no correspondence has been received within 1 week of the closing date.
(advert available until 16 September 2021)

Veterinarians - UK

Build your veterinary career in the UK.

The UK is at the forefront of the Veterinary industry and Medivet is at the forefront of building the future of veterinary care. Our unique hub and spoke model, consisting of over 331 practices and 24 state‑of‑the‑art 24-hour centres, champions collaborative working, and clinical excellence.

View the full advert on the following LINK.
Contact amanda@optivet.co.za for more information.
(advert available until 22 August 2021)

 

Veterinary Nurse/Animal Health Technician - Mpumalanga

The Highveld Ridge SPCA operating in Evander (Mpumulanga) seeks the services of a/an Veterinary Nurse or Animal Health Technician to perform the following services:

  • Basic primary animal care on small animals
  • Vaccination, deworming and parasite control of small animals

CV, proof of qualification and proof of registration with the SAVC must be forwarded to the Highveld Ridge SPCA  to vacancy@hrspca.co.za

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employee’s behalf.

Kindly take note that the SPCA is a welfare organisation and cannot pay market related salaries.

For further information please contact Mariska Strydom at chair@hrspca.co.za
(advert available until 16 September 2021)

Veterinarian - Maranoa, Australia

Maranoa Veterinary Surgery is seeking a full time Veterinarian to join our rural mixed practice.

So if you love treating a variety of species, a varied caseload and enjoy rural living then please send through your CV. Applications to: admin@maranoavetsurgery.com.au attention Joanne.

View the full advert here:
LINK

(advert available until 22 August 2021)

Veterinarian - Marquard, Free State

Sparta Foods is looking for an experienced Veterinarian in Marquard.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree
  • At least 3 years’ broad-based experience with large animals, preferably feedlot cattle
  • Registered with the SAVC

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Day-to-day animal health-related tasks

  • Custodian of the use of antimicrobials
  • Ensuring hygiene at the hospitals and processing units
  • Working with our consulting veterinarian
  • Updating vaccination and treatment programmes for the feedlot and farms
  • Routine visits to the abattoir for organ evaluations and assisting with diagnostics in quarterly residue and organ evaluations
  • Working with our consulting nutritionist to minimise metabolic disorders without impacting production negatively
  • Undertaking post-mortems at the feedlot and occasionally at the farms
  • Daily reporting on animal health
  • Checking and managing feedlot/farm horses as well as routine vaccinations when required
  • Assisting with applications for BLNS import licencing and audits
  • Ensuring that export requirements are adhered to and future requirements are met
  • In-house training of health and processing teams
  • Facilitating Farmer Days at Sparta to communicate our requirements to producers and add value to their and our business
  • Staying abreast of the latest technologies and available medicine tools
  • Ensuring biosecurity at the feedlot and farms
  • Assisting in running value-added sessions for communal cattle farmers within the Marquard area in conjunction with pharmaceutical companies

Please e-mail a detailed CV to fulum@sparta.co.za or submit your CV to the HR Department.
Successful candidates will receive a response within 30 days.
(advert available until 21 August 2021)

Veterinarian - Bloemfontein, Free State

Fichardtpark Animal Clinic is looking for a full or part-time Veterinarian to join our team.

We are a well-known, busy clinic located in Bloemfontein, Free State (running for more than 40 years). The clinic is well equipped with digital radiographs, ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry machines, dental machine and much more. We have a large, well-stocked pet shop with a range of pet foods, toys and other accessories.
We offer all veterinary services for small and exotic pets, including soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, medical workups and diagnostics, dental care and nutritional advice.
Our team currently includes four veterinarians, one nurse, two kennel hands and two receptionists. And we are looking to add you to our growing family.

Requirements

  • BVSc or equivalent
  • Registration with SAVC
  • A commitment to provide exceptional patient care
  • Ability to oversee the caseload and work autonomously
  • Exceptional communication and long-term client relationship building skills
  • Interest in further studies is a bonus

Salary will be dependent on working hours chosen. If you are interested please send your CV to fhpvets@gmail.com.

(advert available until 17 August 2021)

Senior Laboratory Animal Technologist - Potchefstroom, North-West

North-West University (Potchefstroom campus) Faculty: Health Sciences Department: Preclinical drug development platform has a vacancy for a senior laboratory animal technologist.

The employer will apply for authorisation on behalf of the successful applicant if he/she is not a SAVC registered LAT.

Purpose of the position:
To provide management oversight to the breeding and supply of Specified Pathogen Free (SPF) rodents, as well as to provide technical assistance to researchers. The position shall also provide management and implementation of a quality management system.

Deadline: 6 August 2021
Navigate to the website on the following LINK to apply.
(advert available until 21 August 2021)

 

Veterinary nurse/AHT - Humansdorp, Eastern Cape

The SPCA ASSISI in Humansdorp seeks the service of a SAVC registered veterinary nurse or animal health technician to perform the following services:

  • Basic care and handling of animals
  • Vaccinations, deworming and external parasite control
  • Administering of medication on veterinarian’s prescription orally or by subcutaneous injection
  • Treatment of wounds
  • Micro chipping
  • Dealing with injured animals
  • Humane euthanasia
  • Referring cases that need more than primary health care to veterinarian
  • Assisting with outreaches in the communities

Skills required:

  • Understanding the role and responsibility of the Veterinary Para-professional in terms of the Act
  • Examining a patient and recognising a healthy animal
  • Understanding and knowing how to contain Zoonosis/Contagious Animal Diseases
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as independently without supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (Afrikaans, English and Xhosa)

The employer will apply for extension of registration to perform euthanasia on the employee’s behalf.

CV, proof of qualification and proof of registration with the SAVC must be forwarded to the Assisi SPCA at chair@spcaassisi.com before or on 26 Augustus 2021.
(advert available until 29 August 2021)

Veterinarian, Scottburgh, KZN

Scottburgh Veterinary Clinic, situated on the beautiful KZN South Coast, is looking for a 3rd Vet (SAVC registered) to join our dynamic team. We are a busy small animal practice with very occasional horse work as well as a good mix of exotics.
The practice is well equipped with digital x-rays, ultrasound and blood chemistry equipment.

Duties are equally shared among 3 vets, allowing you generous time off to enjoy our beautiful coastline. If the beach is not your scene, the Berg is close by.

The work environment is relaxed and friendly and we encourage constructive discussion and healthy collaboration concerning problem cases. We pride ourselves on a genuine concern for our patients and strive to provide the highest possible standard of work taking into account owners financial situations. We have a good specialist and referral centre access when needed. Practice policy encourages continuing education and development and we rely on a vet attending events to disseminate the information gained to colleagues.

Salary will be competitive according to experience. Part ownership prospects in the medium term are good as the principal is retiring. New grads are welcome to apply.

Please send cv to scottvet@scottburgh.co.za or alternatively contact Lynette 072 105 9191. We look forward to hearing from you.
(advert available until 22 August 2021)