Join Our Team!

The Hanse Equine Hospital in Sittensen continues to grow. We would therefore like to fill the following vacancies as soon as possible with people who are enthusiastic about horses and who would like to actively support us on our way.

About us:
We are one of the leading specialist clinics in Germany for ophthalmology, laryngeal surgery and orthopaedics in horses and offer almost all veterinary services in classical orthopaedics, surgery, internal medicine and emergency surgery.

Veterinarian (m/f/d)

for clinic ward, ambulance and emergencies (full-time)

Your tasks:

  • Independent care of ward patients (with specialist veterinarian or diplomate in the background) including X-ray pre- and post-op, ultrasound, joint injections, stasis antibiotics, colic intensive care, control endoscopies, air sac treatments, wound irrigation, dressing changes and wound treatments incl. etc.
  • Independently perform treatments on outpatients and prepare and follow up (no driving experience).
  • Independently care for emergencies (with specialty veterinarian or diplomate in background).
  • Communication with owners

Your profile:

  • You are a licensed TA and have already gained 1-2 years of professional experience in equine medicine
  • You are resilient and flexible and enjoy making a difference and being actively involved in the day-to-day running of the clinic
  • Willingness to work shifts and weekends
  • easyVET knowledge is desirable

Our offer:

  • Independent work with specialist veterinarians and diplomates in the background
  • Varied, intensive daily routine
  • Young, dynamic team with regular internal events
  • Assumption of responsibility and development opportunities
  • From June 2022: max. 10-hour shifts also on weekends (currently compensatory days)
  • Professional development budget (500 Euros per year)
as well

Internship (m/f/d) 

Your tasks:

  • Assignment (rotating) on the ward on day and night duty as well as taking over anaesthesia.
    Ward: Care of in-patients incl. insertion of lavage tubes, i.v. and i.m. injections, X-ray, monitoring of colics (incl. NSS, ultrasound, rectal examination, abdominal puncture), preparation for minor procedures or examinations of ophthalmological patients.
    Night duty: taking over the ward from the ward veterinarian, accepting emergencies (fully coached in the first few months, then independently with background help depending on the level of training), assisting in the care of emergencies
    Anaesthesia: standing and general anaesthesia largely independently (after structured induction with approx. 150-200 per year per intern)
  • In the course of the internship, assumption of responsibility for ward patients and emergencies (with specialist veterinarians or diplomates in the background), including all associated tasks

Your profile:

  • You are a registered veterinary surgeon and would like to gain experience in equine medicine
  • You are committed and enjoy making a difference and being actively involved in the day-to-day running of the clinic
  • You are flexible and able to work under pressure and are willing to work shifts and weekends

Our offer:

  • Insights into the processes of a growing equine clinic with various specializations over 13 months
  • Comprehensive induction with the prospect of working independently
  • Learning from experienced veterinary specialists and diplomates
  • Varied daily routine with given structures
  • Young, dynamic team with regular internal events (e.g. Journal Club)
  • Professional training budget
as well

 Veterinary Assistants (m/f/d)

for ward, outpatient clinic or surgery (in each case full-time)

Your tasks:

  • Supporting the daily outpatient clinic and taking over various inpatient tasks
  • Preparation and follow-up of operations and patients
  • Coordination function for the operating theatre (e.g. controlling processes, checking hygiene, etc.)
  • Preparation of OP plans

Your profile:

  • You are a trained VA and familiar with handling horses or a career changer from the medical field.
  • You have initial experience in the operating theatre and know the basic procedures.
  • Ideally you are proficient in easyVET
  • You are flexible and able to work under pressure
  • You work in a structured manner and can work well in a team
  • Willingness to work late, night and weekend shifts (on the ward) with fair pay

Our offer:

  • Permanent employment contract
  • Young, dynamic team with regular internal events
  • Varied and exciting daily work routine
  • Max. 8-hour working shifts
as well

 Office Employee (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Customer service
  • Telephone service
  • Coordination of enquiries and appointments
  • General office duties
  • Control of information flows

Your profile:

  • You have experience in customer service and reception and are looking forward to being the first point of contact for our customers.
  • Ideally, you have a commercial or veterinary education.
  • You have knowledge in dealing with horses and ideally have a basic knowledge in the medical field.
  • You are resilient and flexible and maintain an overview in stressful situations.
  • You work in a structured manner and can work well in a team.
  • You are familiar with MS Office programmes.
  • You have a very good command of German and a good command of English.

Our offer:

  • Permanent employment contract
  • Young, dynamic team with regular internal events
  • Varied and exciting working day (no routine!)
as well

Stable Assistants (m/f/d)

Full-time (40 hrs/week), part-time or as marginal employment (Minijob)

Your tasks:

  • Feeding horses
  • Mucking out stalls (shavings)
  • Care and maintenance of the stable buildings and grounds

Your profile:

  • You can tackle and are able to work under pressure
  • You are not afraid of horses
  • You are flexible and willing to work alternating shifts (early and late) and weekends.

Our offer:

  • Permanent employment contract
  • Young, dynamic team with regular internal events
as well

Cleaner (m/f/d)

as marginal employment (Minijob)

Your tasks:

  • Cleaning and maintenance of the premises and equipment
  • Waste disposal
  • Cleaning windows
  • Ensuring hygiene and cleanliness

Your profile:

  • You are reliable and work independently and carefully
  • You have a good command of the German language

Our offer:

  • Secure job
  • Working days and hours according to individual agreement (early or late)

Please send your application (incl. curriculum vitae, references and indication of the earliest possible starting date) via email (karriere@hanseklinik.com) or via post, addressed to Sabine Ehlen.

In addition, we are always happy to receive any unsolicited applications.