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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 russellt@kohivet.co.nz


Pet Doctors West Harbour, Waitakere (posted 11th October)

Veterinary Nurse
Job No: NVC794

Location: West Harbour
Pet Doctors West Harbour are currently looking for a qualified full-time Veterinary Nurse for short term cover, covering parental leave, until May 2020, with a possibility of extension past this date. The ideal candidate would be a team player who has a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, and is passionate about providing the best care to our patients and clients.  Hours will be 40 hours over 5 days a week, including a short Saturday shift (8:30am – 12:30pm) once per month.

The position will involve surgical nursing, in-patient care and reception duties. We strongly encourage our nurses to use their technical training here including placement of IV catheters, blood collection, anaesthetic monitoring and dental prophylaxis.

The clinic is 100% small animal, and is well equipped with digital radiography, iM3 Elite dental machine, iM3 digital dental radiography, ultrasound, full Idexx in-house laboratory and IV fluid pumps. We run on EzyVet software which is fully integrated with our lab equipment and xray system for seamless ease of use.

We are located in West Harbour, Auckland and have been a part of the local landscape for the last 30 years. We are lucky to have a strong, loyal client base who are willing to go that extra mile for their pets.

We are a happy, small, close knit team, dedicated to providing excellent service and modern veterinary care to our clients and their pets, while encouraging a healthy work/life balance.

Our team is proud to be a part of National Veterinary Care. Being part of NVC you will have a multitude of benefits including access to the NVC training centres, which provide free continuing education and courses to help develop and nurture your career. Please see www.nvcltd.com.au for more information.

Please apply now by following the link! https://nvcltd.applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC794-veterinary-nurse


Tasman Street Vet Centre, Mount Cook, Wellington (posted 8th October) Full Time Vet Nurse

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Are you a vet nurse, looking to make a change to a new exciting clinic? Are you a keen vet nurse looking to up skill and become a part of an amazing team? Our current Full-Time Nurse is moving to be closer to her family, so we are on the lookout for a new addition to our team.

Tasman Street Vet Centre is a companion animal veterinary practice, located in Mount Cook, Wellington. We are dedicated to providing high quality medicine with a focus on preventative health care. We are the first clinic in Wellington to attain feline friendly status, so a love for cats is a big plus.

We are looking for a nurse to work 37 hours a week with minimal weekend work. The clinic is open 9am to 12pm on Saturdays and you would be rostered for one in four weekends.

This is a great opportunity to grow in a supportive and fun environment.

What can we do for you?

We need someone who

Tasman St Vet Centre has an excellent reputation of bringing out the best in people. If you have a great attitude and high standards then, together we can do great things!

Want to know more? Get in touch for a confidential chat.

Our clinic is part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), a group of almost 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand.

What makes us different?

National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more! https://veterinarytrainingcentre.com.au/

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 and send your CV and Cover Letter to Tayla Hayes via thayes@nvcltd.com.au


Vetspecs, Christchurch (posted 1st October) Full Time Vet Nurse/Client Relations Officer

Vetspecs is a dedicated, small animal specialist surgery and the only specialist surgical referral practice in the South Island. Our team currently has two experienced surgeons on-board, from national and international waters, and a dedicated team of excellent vet nurses and support staff. We are located in central Christchurch and share our building with an after-hours clinic, allowing our patients to receive 24/7 care.

We are currently seeking a Full-Time Vet Nurse/ Client Relations Officer who has experience in customer service and can show a strong understanding of patient management systems and a general understanding of veterinary products. A minimum of two years Nursing experience is required.  As the front-of-house client relations, you will be responsible for delivering an exceptional customer service experience for our clients and patients.

What does the position entail?

What we are looking for?

What can we offer you?

Ideally this position would suit someone with knowledge of the veterinary industry that can hit the ground running with a interest in client and veterinary communication and practical nursing.

This is a great opportunity to get on board with a supportive and passionate network of veterinary professionals, who really believe in making a difference in the lives of pets, pet parents and the profession itself.

For more information about our clinic, visit us at https://www.vetspecs.co.nz/

Our clinic is part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), a group of almost 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand. What makes us different?

National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more!

Sounds great! How do I apply?
Please apply now via https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC786-veterinary-nurse-client-relations-officer


Vetspecs, Christchurch (posted 1st October) Casual Vet Nurse

Vetspecs is a dedicated, small animal specialist surgery and the only specialist surgical referral practice in the South Island. Our team currently has two experienced surgeons on-board, from national and international waters, and a dedicated team of excellent vet nurses and support staff. We are located in central Christchurch and share our building with an after-hours clinic, allowing our patients to receive 24/7 care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Nurse Assistant to join our team on a Casual basis.

The right candidate will possess a positive attitude and have a passion for animals, the recipe for providing superior care and maintaining our kennels to the highest of professional standards.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 What we are looking for:

This is a great opportunity to get on board with a supportive and passionate network of veterinary professionals, who really believe in making a difference in the lives of pets, pet parents and the profession itself.

For more information about our clinic, visit us at https://www.vetspecs.co.nz/

Our clinic is part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), a group of almost 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand. What makes us different?

National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more!

Apply here.


VetEnt, Queenstown (posted 26th September) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

VetEnt

Full Time Veterinary Nurse: Queenstown

We want a fantastic Veterinary Nurse! We are looking for someone talented and enthusiastic to join our companion animal team in our well-equipped, modern purpose-built clinic.  We are a proactive and progressive team who strives for the best care and service every day.  We are looking for a team mate to join us on this adventure into our bigger, brighter, better future. This is a full-time position including rostered Saturdays.

To be successful with your application, you will have a Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing and at least two years’ vet nursing experience.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and skills:

There's never been a better time to take the next step in your career. You'll grow your skills and work and live in a location most would envy.

If you are ready for a refreshing change of scene - in more ways than one. You'll be working in one of the most stunning areas of New Zealand. There’s a huge range of off-the-clock activities available in the region, from snow sports to hiking to fishing.  See what Queenstown has to offer by clicking on this link : - https://www.facebook.com/freedomdestinationsnz/

Has your time come?

Apply by emailing your CV and covering letter to careers@vetent.co.nz


Global Veterinary Services, Hamilton (posted 28th September)

HAMILTON, WAIKATO, FULL-TIME VET TECH ROLE IN MIXED PRACTICE

Are you passionate about agricultural, small, large or exotic animals?
Are you interested in being a part of a practice where together we are striving to do amazing things?

If you would enjoy a role that provides you with variety, a great team environment, plenty of support to grow, then contact us now!

SEND YOUR COVERLETTER & CV TO: hrglobalv@gmail.com

ABOUT US:
Global Veterinary Services (GVS) is seen as a premium leading edge practice that strives for excellence, quality service and a great team culture.

The practice is unique in offering services to an interesting range of animals through its link with Global Zoo Services.

Being situated in one of the most advanced and highest preforming diary regions in the world, dairy work makes up the larger part of our work, and we are very good at meeting the needs of this sector.

Our team is enthusiastic, friendly, and supportive. Due to our success we are expanding into a new purpose built clinic with digital x-ray, dental kit, surgical equipment, a surgical suite and consult rooms. As a result we are looking a graduate with the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology who wants to be part of a team that is working towards excellence. And  is  committed to continued learning, our team culture, with a desire to be a part of a progressive animal health business.

Check us out here:
www.globalvetservices.co.nz
https://www.facebook.com/GlobalVets/ 

WE OFFER:

We offer an attractive range of employee benefits In addition to a competitive salary such as insurances. We like to look after our staff as having happy healthy staff means we can provided great service.

This is a rear opportunity to have access to a wide range of fields and be a part of a close nit high preforming team. We have a collegial atmosphere, working together to get the best from each other and the best for our clients, achieving amazing results. 

We are offering you the opportunity to help us continue to be an industry leader, and in return we will give you the opportunity and support to become one of the best in your field.

LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE WAIKATO…
Only a few minutes’ drive from the vibrant city of Hamilton, an hour away from NZ’s biggest city Auckland, and 50min from the world class surf break and beach town of Raglan.

Check it out here:
https://www.visithamilton.co.nz/
https://www.waikatonz.com/

YOUR FOCCUS WILL BE:

You will have a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and the right to work in New Zealand

The GVS team looks forward to hearing from you!

Send your Cover letter & CV tohrglobalv@gmail.com


Pet Doctors Palmerston North, North Island (posted 26 September) Part Time Cattery Assistant

Pet Doctors Palmerton North is a well-established, fast-paced, companion animal clinic with a large team of five vets, 10 nurses, 2 cattery attendants and a dedicated client relations officer.  The clinic is also shared with a registered specialist in veterinary ophthalmology and two groomers.  The team prides themselves on high standards of care and exceptional customer service.

We are currently looking for a dedicated Cattery Attendant to join our friendly team on a part time basis with an immediate start. A minimum of 5 working hours per week is required working predominantly over the weekend and weekdays where required. 

This is the perfect job for someone looking to commence a career in the animal industry. The right candidate will possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be team orientated and have a love for animals.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

What we are looking for:

Training and support will be provided for the right candidate.

For further information about our clinic, please visit www.nzpetdoctors.co.nz/clinic/palmerston-north

Sounds great! How do I apply?

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to thayes@nvcltd.com.au

National Veterinary Care, Auckland (posted 26th September) 12 Month Contract, Full Time, Part Time or Casual, Floating Vet Nurse

Floating Veterinary Nurse

Job No: NVC772

Location: Auckland
Are you looking for a role that is different every single day? Do you want to expand your Vet Nurse skill set by working across a number of different clinics with a variety of different cases and presentations? Look no further!

The Role:
This role is a for a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract and has been created to help assist our teams when we require additional support. You will be working in all our Auckland clinics - from the North Shore to South Auckland and will need to be prepared to travel as needed.  Own transport essential.  There will be no after or on call duties required. Casual appointment may be considered for the right candidate. 

You will utilize your well-rounded nursing skills and experience in a variety of situations, which will depend on the needs of your current clinic and team. Proactively fitting in and contributing to each team quickly is vital.  This is an important role in our Auckland team. You will need to be flexible, working between 32 – 40 hours per week as the staffing needs of the region may fluctuate.

What we are looking for:

What’s on offer?

National Veterinary Care (NVC) is a group of almost 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand.  To learn more about us and our training centres click on the following link: http://www.nvcltd.com.au/About/

Sounds great! How do I apply?
Please submit your CV and Cover Letter via https://nvcltd.applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC772-floating-veterinary-nurse


PETstock VET, Rosedale, Auckland (posted 23rd September) Part Time Vet Nurse

PETstock VETS

PETstock VET Constellation Drive/Rosedale is hiring!

We are looking for a Part Time Vet Nurse – apply now!

The Position – our ideal candidate

We are looking for a Veterinary Nurse who wants to work with a team that love their jobs and has a passion for delivering world class patient care.

Our ideal candidate is fun, organised, communicates well with the team and loves to build relationships with the clients.

You will need relevant experience and Certificate IV vet nursing qualifications.

For us we would love someone who agrees with the clinic values and wants to work as part of a progressive modern clinic offering gold standard care.

This is a part-time position. 8-10 hours per week on Mondays or Saturdays, with potential for extra hours occasionally across other days.

Our Location

Just 15 minutes’ drive from Auckland city centre Albany, Rosedale and the surrounding suburbs are exciting up and coming places to reside! With a substantial shopping and retail zone, 3 movie theatres and the like it’s an exciting place to be!

Our Team – more like a family

We are a small 2 vet, 3.5 nurse team who pride ourselves on teamwork and communication, with regular team meetings and actively support our staff to grow as individuals.

Why we are different – purpose built hospital and equipment

The clinic itself is coming up 4 years so all the equipment and facilities are very good with a quality selection of diagnostic and surgical equipment for your use. If you have an area of interest we would be keen to accommodate this.

Why join our team -

How to Apply

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you please submit your application including a cover letter and resume via this link - https://applr.io/l/36a752f3?portal=ayg.

We encourage anyone who is interested to come and visit us, and stay for a few hours if you would like to see how we work.


Pet Doctors Marshall and Pringle, Christchurch (posted 29th August) Full Time

Pet Doctors Marshall and Pringle has been providing care to the pets of Christchurch since 1986. Our team of vets and vet nurses are passionate about pets and we understand there is a special bond between pets and their human families. We provide a range of vet services including vaccinations, emergency care, de-sexing, dental care and soft tissue facilities. We also offer ultrasound, endoscopy, chemotherapy treatment and acupuncture. Our talented nursing team also run Puppy preschools from the clinic.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Full-Time Vet Nurse who is highly motivated and experienced to commit to 30-35 hours per week, including 1 Saturday per month. There are also opportunities for more hours with busy periods, staff holidays etc.

Duties include but are not limited to everything from front of house, nurse consultations to surgery. We are hands on here and have our nurses, taking blood, placing catheters, inducting for anaesthetics and more.

What we can offer you:

What we are looking for:

For further information, please visit: https://www.nzpetdoctors.co.nz/clinic/marshall-pringle

About Us

We are part of the National Veterinary Care group, which means we can provide great incentives and pathways to progress with your career within the company. We have access to our own training centre in Christchurch.

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 have a chat.

Please contact Tayla Hayes, Recruitment and Human Resources Assistant, via thayes@nvcltd.com.au


Vets On Carlton, Gonville, Wanganui (posted 23rd August)

Experienced Veterinary Nurse
Vets On Carlton

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced full-time Receptionist/Veterinary Nurse to join our fantastic team!

About the Clinic
Vets On Carlton is located in a new purpose-built building on Carlton Avenue Wanganui alongside Hunting and Fishing. The clinic is a short distance to all the amenities and a short distance from the sea and mountains.  We are a small animal practice with a special interest in greyhounds, we have a great team of Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses who are passionate about their clients, and are dedicated to providing them with the best possible care. 

About the Role
As an experienced Veterinary Nurse, you already have an understanding of the day-to-day requirements of being a great member of the dynamic nursing team behind any great clinic.  Here are just a few of the key responsibilities that you will be contributing to together with the rest of our team:

This role will be full-time up to 40 hours per week negotiable with the successful candidate, with rostered Saturdays and vet nurse duty weekends

What’s on Offer?

About You

About Us
Vets On Carlton is a privately owned New Zealand company; we pride ourselves on being one big family.

We have a great diverse team of Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses.  We encourage continued training for all our staff with CPD being a significant focus in all roles across the business.

Please apply via our website vacancies page at www.wgvets.co.nz/vacancies


The Vetcare Group, Dunedin (posted 19th August)

Vet Nurse – Dunedin

We’re looking for an experienced full time Veterinary Nurse who shares our vision and passion to make the world a better place through the love of pets by caring for their health and wellbeing.

Partnered with Animates and Greencross Vets we offer a unique network to meet the needs of pets. You will have the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of pets on a national level and be part of a team of professionals that are working together to provide the best and most innovative care for our patients.

As a nationwide group we provide excellent opportunities for knowledge and skill sharing to make our clinics cutting edge. We do this by encouraging our Vet Nurses to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our Dunedin Clinic which has brand new state of the art equipment including an in-house laboratory with biochemistry, electrolyte and urinalysis analysers, digital radiography and digital dental x-ray, a fully equipped surgical suite, separate dog/cat wards, cattery and a full range of dental equipment.

The primary responsibilities of this position include: medical and surgical nursing tasks, running in house pathology, caring, handling and cleaning of animals, maintaining the overall hygiene of the practice, delivering excellent customer service to clients, running puppy preschool classes and working in the clinic reception.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of Veterinary Nursing experience, hold a qualification that is recognised in New Zealand and have a ‘can do’ team player attitude.

If you would like to become part of our supportive and caring environment where individuality is recognised and collaboration encouraged email us today to discuss what you can bring to the group to make a difference to our people, clients and pets.

For more detailed information about this role and other opportunities with the Vetcare Group visit us online at www.vetcaregroup.co.nz/careers or email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz



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