SA.MAST Animal Clinic
Combine your desire to see the world and make a difference. The SA.MAST Animal Clinic provides veterinary care to township residents in Cape Town and is located just minutes away from spectacular scenery and an abundance of unforgettable experiences.
Veterinary Surgeon – Small Animal
Combine your desire to see the world, enjoy an award-winning destination AND make a difference.
The SA.MAST Animal Clinic provides veterinary care to grateful Khayelitsha township residents while being located just minutes away from spectacular scenery and an abundance of unforgettable experiences.
Work visas for UK or Australian registered Veterinary Surgeons are easily obtainable because the qualification is listed as a critical skills shortage in South Africa.
We are a forward thinking, well equipped, easily accessible independent non-profit clinic and hospital located in Khayelitsha, SA’s largest township. Our clinic and hospital team consist of three trained and experienced Animal Welfare Assistants (similar to vet nurse), orderlies, ambulance drivers and community liaisons. Our main activities include:
Mass Spay and Neuter Programme
Over a ten-year period, we have yielded excellent results with this free programme, transforming the health and welfare status for most of the cats and dogs in the area. Our focus is to maintain this transformation while continuing to develop cooperative and compassionate relationships with the Khayelitsha community.
Routine & Emergency Care
Our facilities include a clinic and hospital with theatre, digital radiography and ultrasound. Most residents do not have access to private transport and either walk to our clinic or access treatment and emergency medical intervention via our animal ambulance.
Additionally, the organisation has an on-going kennel build and distribution programme and; whenever necessary and possible, we rehome surrendered or rescued cats and dogs.
We are looking for a fixed-term contract (long or short term) sole charge Veterinary Surgeon, new graduates are welcome to apply. There is also the possibility of being offered a permanent position if or when it suits both parties.
The starting date is negotiable, but the sooner the better.
Remuneration is commensurate with experience, but the offer is up £3000 p/m. Benefits may include return airfare, ongoing scheduled training with more experienced doctors and accommodation and private vehicle to help you settle in.
A great work-life balance is offered, giving you with plenty of time to explore and experience all that Cape Town has to offer. Other amazing destinations in South Africa, like the Kruger National Park, are generally less than 3hrs flight away too.
The hours are Mon – Fri, 8.30 am – 5.30 pm, no shift or after-hours work and bank holidays off. 21 days leave (negotiable) for long term contracts or permanent staff.
To find out more or to apply
If you are passionate about the health and welfare of animals with an emphasis on empowering people to be compassionate and responsible cat or dog guardians, this is your chance at real job satisfaction.
For more information please contact the Director, Ms Tamsin Nel on 0027 84 778 1215 or to apply for this exceptional opportunity click on the APPLY NOW button to send your Resume and Cover Letter. We would also be more than happy to discuss further via Skype video call, just drop us a line to arrange.
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