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Vets on Riverbank, Otaki (posted 12th December) Full Time Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Nurse – Permanent Position - Full Time

Vets On Riverbank is a mixed animal practice in Otaki with a long established client base from Foxton to Wellington.  We service all creatures great and small from rabbits to horses.  We operate a large clinic split into a small animal hospital, equine facility, reception and shop.  We offer a high level of customer service and have great pride in our involvement with the local community.  Otaki is a close knit semi-rural beach town and is known for its sunny weather.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Companion Animal Nurse to join our friendly team.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

Our clinic is well equipped with 3 consulting rooms, 2 surgical suites, stable and yard.  We also offer digital x-rays, dental x-rays, blood pressure monitoring, in-house laboratory, ultrasound and puppy pre-school classes.

We offer a competitive remunerative rate.  The position is full time.

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to
or write to Nurse Application, Vets On Riverbank, P O Box 15071, Otaki 5512.

Marshall & Pringle, Kaiapoi (posted 10th December) Vet Nurse/Animal Care Assistant

Veterinary Nurse/Animal Care Assistant Marshall & Pringle Petmed, Kaiapoi

We are a family owned companion animal practice located in Kaiapoi, North Canterbury.

We have a staff of 5 vets ( 3.5 FTE) and 6 nurses. We have a modern, well equipped clinic and we offer high quality veterinary care, diagnosis and treatment to our patients and their owners.

We have a great team culture and offer a friendly supportive environment.

Check out our website

Due to the retirement of a senior nurse and growth within the practice, we have an opening for a veterinary nurse or animal care assistant. Commencement date 3rd February, 2020.

We are looking for someone

Work hours initially will be about 20 hours per week including every Tuesday 2 pm to 8pm and alternate Saturday mornings.
There will also be regular extra hours on offer to cover staff holidays and sick leave and this will lift weekly hours to over 30 hours per week.

Remuneration will be dependent on your skills and experience, but will be in line with industry rates.

If you are interested in joining the Marshall & Pringle team, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your application and CV to:

Murray & Barbara Pringle

Marshall & Pringle Petmed
106  Williams St,

Vet Nurse Plus, Rosedale, Nth Auckland (posted 2nd December) Full Time Tutor/Clinic Coordinator

Vet Nurse Plus is a small friendly Private Training Establishment (PTE) with government funding. We deliver NZQA approved and accredited qualifications in Veterinary Nursing in two centres in Auckland - Botany & Albany.

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Tutor/ Clinic Coordinator to join our small, fun and friendly team in February 2020 in our Albany Centre! Working 40 hours per week, you will be an integral part of our busy team that supports our students to become amazing Vet Nurses.

What does the position entail?

What we are looking for?

What can we offer you?

Vet Nurse Plus has an exciting future ahead and we want you to be with us.

Sounds great! How do I apply?

Whether you are seeking a new career direction, a lifestyle change, a challenge or a relocation to a new environment, we would love to hear from you. 

Please Apply Now via


Veterinary Associates Equine and Farm Ltd Karaka, Southern Auckland (posted 27th November) Operations Administrator

Veterinary Operations Administrator

Are you looking for a rewarding role that provides flexibility, a great local team environment and scope to grow?

Located in Karaka, Vet Associates Equine and Farm is an equine general and referral practice where our well-equipped and experienced team provides 24-hour care to horses and foals. We are looking for a friendly, people person with a great attitude to join our tight-knit team on a part time basis.

As our Veterinary Operations Administrator, you will be integral to our ongoing success and growth, while providing day to day support over all areas of the business, including administration, customer service, operations and finance. This is a varied role so you will need to be able to multi-task and work well under pressure and enjoy having lots on the go!

Along with your amazing communication skills, you will also have:

Hours are flexible, but initially this role will be approximately 3 days per week. Depending on growth, there is potential for this to become full time, so you need to be adaptable and able to work full time hours if required.

If you are an all-rounder who is looking for their next move, then apply now or for a confidential chat, call or email Jenny on +64 294 7307 or

Vets on Waiheke, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland (posted 23rd October) Full Time

Vets on Waiheke

Vet Nurse in paradise - Waiheke Island (not Hawaii, but close) New Zealand - Make the world your oyster!!

We are offering this amazing opportunity for a Vet Nurse to in style!!

Mixed Practice (90% small animal practice, 10% large animal)

Waiheke Island is a great destination spot, close to great beaches, great sailing (home of the Americas cup) over 20 wineries, a thriving cafe and art scene, great walks and some of the loveliest vistas in New Zealand, all 35 mins from downtown Auckland (check it out on the map!)

This is a permanent position full-time position, but the hours are flexible and can vary to suit you (and we mean flexible!)
Our team is close knit and extremely professional. An important part of our work is the great relationship we have with our Clients and their pets and take the time to encourage this (20-minute consults!)

You will have access to the latest Idexx Blood machines, a Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, and well-equipped surgeries and aftercare facilities, and a mattress next to the kennel room :-)

We are looking for someone professional, outgoing, tidy, someone with common sense, great communicator, independent worker, preferable knowledge of Vision, teamplayer, happy, qualified with a diploma or equivalent.

If interested, please contact Steve at with a CV and brief covering letter and get onto it!

Vets on Waiheke
30 Putiki Road
Waiheke Island, Auckland
New Zealand

Humanimals, Dunedin South (posted 23rd October) Part TIme Vet Nurse


Vet Nurse | Part-time | Humanimals

Humanimals is a dedicated and busy small animal veterinary practice.  We are a Best Practice Accredited Hospital (the 3rd in the country to achieve this) and an internationally-accredited Cat-Friendly Clinic.

Surrounded by stunning beaches and fabulous wildlife.

There are excellent education facilities from primary through to university and numerous adventures throughout Otago to be had on your downtime.

Clinic hours:

Monday - Friday 8am-7pm, Saturday 9am-4pm & Sunday 9:30am-3:30pm

The role:

We are looking for a part-time veterinary nurse to join our amazing nursing team!

As well as reflecting our core values we want someone who has the following skills and attributes:

Apply online or send your CV to

Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic, Auckland's Eastern Suburbs (posted 15th October)

Veterinary Nurse / Technician

Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic is a well-established, modern and well equipped privately owned small animal practice in Auckland's Eastern Suburbs. We have a dedicated team of 3 veterinarians and qualified full-time and part-time nurses. We are looking for a qualified nurse with a passion for their chosen career. We are seeking a nurse with commitment to building strong relationships with our clients, patients and fellow staff members.

This is a practice with highly skilled veterinarians and nurses who are dedicated to offering their patients the best of care and developing a culture of excellence.

The position involves working 40 hours per week, with rostered shifts and includes some weekends. The position is for a candidate with proven:

The job includes shifts on surgical, hospital and reception duties. Training is ongoing and nurses are given the opportunity to put their skills to full use. We provide a high level of care for our patients and a high level of service to our loyal clients.

If you are a qualified veterinary nurse/ technician who has at least 12 months nursing experience and are interested in advancing your career, this is an ideal opportunity to be part of a dedicated team. Special interests and continuing professional development are encouraged.

The position commences 6 January 2020.

Send your application and CV to

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