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Greenlane Veterinary Clinic, Inner Auckland (posted 6th December) Casual/Part Time Vet Nurse/Receptionist

Veterinary Nurse and Receptionist Casual/Part time
VETERINARY NURSE POSITION REQUIRED FOR CENTRAL AUCKLAND VETERINARY CLINIC

We are a Central Auckland based Best Practice accredited Veterinary Clinic and Cattery looking for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team. Ideal candidates would be an experienced veterinary nurse with 1- 5 years experience, with a qualification recognized by the NZ Veterinary Nursing Association. However new graduates with the right attitude will be considered.

We are a busy clinic so we require our nurses to be able work at a quick pace, be calm under pressure and have great time management skills. You must be able to work well within the team as well as independently. We require our nurse to be competent in all aspects of veterinary nursing, including hospital care, surgery, anaesthetics, and reception duties.  

The position is an immediate start, which involves weekend shifts on a rotational basis. 

If you have a positive can-do attitude, are well presented and have fantastic customer service skills, please send your covering letter and C.V to Hannah at staff@greenlanevets.co.nz

Please note that only applicants that we wish to interview will be contacted.


Matamata Veterinary Services, Matamata (posted 5th December) Full and Part Time Vet Nurses

Small Animal Veterinary Nurse

Full time and part time positions

Due to a change in circumstance for 2 of our nurses, we are now looking for a full time and part time veterinary nurse to join our small animal team early 2019.

MVS Small Animals is a Best Practice accredited, well equipped clinic, providing excellent care and service to our clients and their pets.  Our team of veterinary nurses share medical and surgical nursing duties, reception and customer care. We are open to discussions around a predominantly reception based role if needed.  There will be an after hours component with both of these positions.

What we are looking for:

Matamata Veterinary Services strives to provide a supportive environment aiming to challenge and encourage team members to achieve goals and personal job satisfaction.  If you enjoy working in a friendly team environment with a positive, proactive and committed team that strives to be the best, then we want to hear from you.

If this position interests you please forward any questions you may have, and application by way of CV to lisa@matavet.co.nz by 21st December 2018. 


Pet Doctors St Lukes, Mount Albert (posted 30th November) Vet Nurse Exotics

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PET DOCTORS ST LUKES – VET NURSE – EXOTICS

We have an amazing opportunity for a veterinary nurse who is comfortable working with cats and dogs and would like to also develop or showcase their skillset with exotics and wildlife, with a passionate like-minded team!

The job:

In this role, you will be the key nurse for our cat and dog clients and you will also be caring for a variety of exotic animals and wildlife species. If you do not have previous experience with exotics, all you need is an interest in learning and we will help you develop your skillset further! Of course, any previous experience would be beneficial – but the key is to have an interest in the field. In addition, the role will cover reception on a rotating basis, to assist our dedicated Client Relations while our Head Receptionist is on maternity leave.  This will give you the opportunity to interact with our clients in a different setting.  The role is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. Our clinic is open 7 days, so there will be rotating weekend shifts, but these will be approximately 3-4 days per month.

A bit about you:

You are a qualified veterinary nurse who is confident working with cats and dogs and you are keen to learn about or work with exotics and wildlife. You are able to work a 40 hour week, with intermittent weekend work, and are passionate about providing the highest standard of care to our patients. You enjoy working in an environment where you will be exposed to a variety of species and understand the importance of collaboration and teamwork when it comes to patient care.

What we can offer you:

As a part of our team, you will:

A bit about our clinic:

At Pet Doctors St Lukes, we cater to all companion pet species, including cats, dogs, pocket pets, reptiles, birds and everything in-between! We are both a companion animal and exotics practice, and our team is dedicated to providing a high standard of care. Between our 5 vets, 6 nurses, 4 animal care attendants and dedicated client relations, we are able to cater for the specialised medical and surgical needs of exotics. Our purpose-built clinic and dedicated team also offer boarding facilities for the exotic pets, and a cattery. We are located in an area with plenty of parking and near a variety of shops (as well as the St Lukes mall). We are open 7 days, as we are one of the few clinics in Auckland with special facilities to care for this variety of species.

For further information about our clinic, please visit : https://www.nzpetdoctors.co.nz/clinic/st-lukes-exotics

If you are interested in working with a great team with plenty of support and challenging and rewarding cases, please apply now by following the link: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC473-veterinary-nurse-exotics


Upper Hutt Veterinary Hospital & Cattery, Wellington Region (posted 26th November) Full Time Practice Manager

Who are we?
Upper Hutt Veterinary Hospital & Cattery is a small animal, Best Practice Accredited and community focused hospital, operating since 1982.  Our purpose-built clinic is well-equipped and allows us to deliver a large amount of complex surgeries, in-house lab testing and more, ensuring we can provide a high level of veterinary medical care to animals.

The 411  
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time, experienced Practice Manager to join our busy team. Working 40 hours per week, the right candidate will have excellent leadership skills, essential in order to support our established team.

What’s on offer?

What we are looking for:

For further information, please visit https://upperhuttvets.co.nz/

About Us
National Veterinary Care (NVC) a group of 95 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://nvcltd.com.au/Veterinary-Training-Centre/

What is it like to work for NVC?
Let our staff tell you themselves!

 ‘Since coming to work for NVC, my whole outlook on my job, career and ultimately my life has substantially improved. I love that the ethos at NVC is to invest in people, treat them well and show them that they are valued. I have certainly felt that.’ – Louise Parry, Lead Veterinarian, Everton Park Veterinary Surgery

‘Yesterday afternoon we did a stitch up or a dog's ear. The case was referred to us by another vet group who had vets available but refused to see the case. I believe this would never happen at NVC because of the great culture that our CEO has worked hard to infuse through NVC and which I hope we never lose’. – Peter Elliott, Lead Veterinarian, Vetcall Ashmore

Watch our video to find out more https://nvcltd.com.au/careers/

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 contact Natasha Wardlaw, Recruitment Coordinator, via nwardlaw@nvcltd.com.au  or Apply Now by following the link: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC470-practice-manager

This position offers a negotiable base salary range of $40,000 - $60,000 (pro rata for part-time), dependant on the suitable applicant’s skills and experience. Whilst NVC seeks to source applicants who meet the above criteria and skill set, alternative applicant’s may still be considered. In these cases, the base salary is subject to change to suit.


Animal Emergency Centre, Auckland (posted 21st November)

Animal Emergency Centre is looking for a full time Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

An exciting opportunity exists to join our fantastic team who maintain high clinical standards while looking after emergent and critical patients.

The Animal Emergency Centre (AEC) is dedicated to being a national leader in veterinary emergency and critical care, and is committed to ongoing staff education. We provide the best available emergency and critical care to our patients in a state-of-the-art facility. Our aim is to maintain a respectful friendly team and to be a user-friendly partner to the referring veterinary community. We are located in Mount Albert, and work alongside daytime specialists to offer a true 24-hour service for critical patients.

We are currently recruiting for a full time veterinary nurse. This is a great way to develop your clinical skills in emergency and critical care with great support and strong emphasis on continuing education.  

Your duties will include undertaking clinical shifts within the roster to provide emergency and critical care veterinary services to a high standard. You will liaise with veterinary and veterinary nurse staff to provide adequate communication to clients, and ensure that client needs are always exceeded.

Our ideal candidate will:

Our fantastic group of dedicated veterinarians and nurses who make up our clinical team not only function cohesively to ensure our patients receive best practice care, they support one another towards development and extension of clinical skills on an individual basis. We have motivated clients and a state-of-the-art facility to provide a great environment for provision of emergency and critical care to the highest standard.

For the next level of excitement in emergency and critical care, come and join our dedicated and supportive clinical team.

Please send your CV and letter of application to:

Darien Beuth-Pukepuke
AEC Nurse Manager
darien.pukepuke@animalemergency.co.nz


Upper Hutt Veterinary Hospital & Cattery, Greater Wellington (posted 19th November)

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Upper Hutt Veterinary Hospital & Cattery is a small animal, Best Practice accredited and community focused hospital, operating since 1982.  Our purpose-built clinic is well-equipped and allows us to deliver a large amount of complex surgeries, in-house lab testing and more, ensuring we can provide a high level of veterinary medical care to animals.

We are currently looking for a part time Veterinary Nurse to join our passionate team, who are dedicated to ensuring the wellbeing of our patients. We seek an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who thrives in a team environment. This role is approximately 20 hours per week, including every alternate Saturday.

Working in a well-equipped clinic with access to great facilities, you will work within a team of ten staff members. The right candidate will possess a team spirit and not only have compassion for our pets and pet parents, but a dedication to our clinics’ values.

What we are looking for:

What we are offering:

Our clinic is part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), a group of 90 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 – Veterinary Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centre – 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! 

We empower our Lead Vets and Practice Managers to run their clinics the way they see fit, providing admin support where needed. We don't re-brand our clinics. We empower our Graduates to achieve their goals through mentoring, internships and hands on workshops. We empower our Nurses to support their teams through upskilling and team consulting. Our scale allows us to ensure our clinics are well equipped and maintained, but we still want each individual clinic to have their own personality in their communities. Our Wellness Program allows you to teach your clients about preventative healthcare and build lasting relationships.

For further information about our clinic, please visit www.upperhuttvets.co.nz

If you are interested in working with a great team with plenty of support and rewarding cases, please
Apply Now! https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC465-veterinary-nurse


The Vetcare Group, Wellington (posted 16th November) Junior Vet Nurse/Customer Service

Junior Vet Nurse/Customer Service – Wellington

We’re looking for a Junior Vet Nurse/Customer Service Support 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.

The Vetcare Group is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 18 companion animal clinics nationwide and we want you to be part of it!

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 exciting opportunities for Junior Vet Nurses/Customer Service Support to join our Khandallah and Kaiwharawhara Clinics.

The position includes answering phones, scheduling appointments, managing customer requests, and processing sales, as well as assisting customers with their product needs. The successful candidate will work alongside our team of veterinarians and nurses to ensure our clients receive the very best customer service experience, every time.

The successful applicant should have:

These roles are part time and include weekend and evening work. References from previous employers will be required.

If you would like to become part of our supportive and caring environment where individuality is recognised and collaboration encouraged  please contact Juliet at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz


Tasman Street Vet, Mount Cook (posted 12th November) Part Time Practice Manager Or Full Time Vet Nurse/Practice Manager

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Practice Manager – Tasman Street

Are you looking to try your hand at clinic management? Or a clinic manager looking for a positive change? Our practice manager is leaving us to move to sunny Vanuatu with her husband!

Tasman Street Vet Centre has an exciting, flexible position available. Working 20 hours per week in practice management only or 40 hours per week in a joint practice management/nursing role.

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

What can we do for you?

We need someone who...

For more information on our clinic, please visit: www.tasmanvet.co.nz

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?  Please phone Natasha in Recruitment for a confidential chat +61 730630911 or via email: nwardlaw@nvcltd.com.au or Apply now by following the link: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC406-practice-manager

This position offers a negotiable base salary range of $45,000 - $65,000 (pro rata for part-time), dependant on the suitable applicant’s skills and experience. Whilst NVC seeks to source applicants who meet the above criteria and skill set, alternative applicant’s may still be considered. In these cases, the base salary is subject to change to suit.


Total Vets, Christchurch (posted 5th November) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse/Technician

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Total Vets is seeking an amazing full-time experienced veterinary nurse for 40 hours per week and 1 in 4 weekends.

Our Practice:

Our Total Vets clinic is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable veterinary nurse or veterinary technician to join their team. They are a busy small animal clinic that prides itself on high standards, efficient and friendly service.

Their well-equipped clinic boasts digital x-ray, endoscopy, top of the line ultrasound, in-house lab, modern surgical facilities and a keen focus on new methods and technologies to work up our cases.

As a Specialised AI Clinic, our special interests include canine reproduction. Rehabilitation, we offer an underwater treadmill for Rehabilitation which is operated by a dedicated hydrotherapist. We perform stem cell treatments and Spectrum Allergy Testing for skin irritations.

The Opportunity

This position covers all aspects of veterinary nursing, from assisting with a wide surgical caseload, blood sampling and in-house pathology, cannula placement, to animal handling and kennel cleaning. There is also a component of reception duties including answering client enquiries over the phone, updating patient records, making appointments and discharge of patients.
The position would suit a veterinary nurse with suitable qualifications and high-level experience to be able to work autonomously in a fast-paced and stimulating environment, or a passionate proactive nurse looking to increase their skill set.

Job Requirements:

The position would suit a veterinary nurse with suitable qualifications (Veterinary Nurse/Tech certificate, diploma, degree) and/or a high-level experience to be able to work autonomously in a fast-paced and stimulating environment, across the following areas.

Please send an email to ramtin.safrang@vetpartners.com.au  with your CV + Cover Letter or contact our VetPartners Careers Team on 0800 VET JOB.


Ourvets, Christchurch (posted 26th October) Full Time Experienced Vet Nurse

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An exciting opportunity exists for a Full time, experienced Veterinary Nurses to join a well-established, Best Practice accredited companion animal clinic, located in Christchurch.

Are you passionate about animal advocacy and ready to take the next step in your career with a leading practice?

Do you thrive working in a fast paced environment with cutting edge technology and an amazing support team?

If this sounds like you, then you’ll fit right in at Ourvets. We are a group of small animal practices, located across four sites in Christchurch. Ourvets see a wide range of both first and second tier referrals that are both interesting and challenging which will stretch your knowledge and skill daily.

What we are looking for:

What we are offering:

Our clinics are part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), a group of 92 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 – Veterinary Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centre – 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! 

We empower our Lead Vets and Practice Managers to run their clinics the way they see fit, providing admin support where needed. We don't re-brand our clinics. We empower our Graduates to achieve their goals through mentoring, internships and hands on workshops. We empower our Nurses to support their teams through upskilling and team consulting. Our scale allows us to ensure our clinics are well equipped and maintained, but we still want each individual clinic to have their own personality in their communities. Our Wellness Program allows you to teach your clients about preventative healthcare and build lasting relationships.

For more information on our clinic please visit www.ourvets.co.nz

If you are interested in working with a great team with plenty of support and rewarding cases, please Apply Now   https://applynow.net.au/jobs/NVC450-veterinary-nurse


Auckland Veterinary Services, Glen Eden (posted 24th October) Qualified & Experienced Nurse

Auckland Vet Services

Do you want?

Are you?

The position hours are flexible. We have fulltime hours available but if you prefer part time hours we will accommodate the right applicant. The work is varied with the nurses sharing three different positions, surgical nursing, support for vets (educating clients during consultations and assisting the consultation veterinarian) and reception on a rostered basis.

Auckland Veterinary Services Ltd occupies a purpose built clinic in a high profile location and has modern equipment. We use Vetlink SQL (windows) so computer experience would be an advantage.

* Please note that the position requires a veterinary nursing qualification and experience in a veterinary practice.

For a job description or more information please email or call Nicole Perrott

Phone: 09 818 5697

E-mail: auckvet@auckvet.co.nz

Auckland Veterinary Services Ltd
4143 Great North Road
Glen Eden
Auckland
0610

www.aucklandvetservices.co.nz


Vetcare, Wellington (posted 17th October) Experienced Practice Manager

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Practice Manager – Kaiwharawhara 

We’re looking for an experienced Practice Manager 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.

The Vetcare Group is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 18 companion animal clinics nationwide and we want you to be part of it!  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 Practice Manager to join our Kaiwharawhara 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 and a full range of dental equipment.

The primary responsibilities of this position include: managerial and supervisory duties, clinic systemisation and compliance, surgical, medical and general nursing, maintaining the overall hygiene of the practice, delivering excellent customer service to clients and working in the clinic reception.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Vet Nurse with 5+ 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 or to apply now please contact Juliet at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz


The Vetcare Group, Wellington (posted 17th October) Locum Vet Nurse

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Vet Nurse Locum – Wellington Region

We’re looking for an experienced Vet 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 to join our Wellington clinics (Kaiwharawhara, Khandallah, Miramar and Petone)

The Vetcare Group is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 17 companion animal clinics nationwide and we want you to be part of it! 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.

To be successful you will need the following skills and expertise:

We offer:

The position is casual and applicants must be flexible and able to work up to 40 hours per week and in any of the clinics so need own transport.

If you would like to become part of our supportive and caring environment where individuality is recognised and collaboration encouraged apply today.

For more detailed information about this role or to apply now please email Juliet at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz


Veterinary Specialist Group, Mt Albert, Auckland (posted 16th October)

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Veterinary Nurse – full time

This is a busy and varied role, and an exciting opportunity to develop your skills by joining one of the few specialist veterinary facilities in New Zealand.

We are looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our specialist nursing team. You will be working with the Internal Medicine department at the Veterinary Specialist Group in Auckland, New Zealand. We are a busy, dynamic team of professionals, providing exceptional care for our patients and clients.

The position will see you working with the internal medicine team, ensuring client expectations are met by providing exceptional care to our patients. This is a busy and varied role which will see you having a hands-on approach: providing nursing care, assisting with communication, and helping with diagnostic procedures.

Moreover, you will work autonomously to monitor and transition our patients (some of them critical) to the overnight team for care.

The hours are Monday to Friday, 11:00am – 7:30pm, with occasional weekend work (approximately one in five weekends).

The successful candidate will possess:

If you have a desire to learn and further develop your skills, and want to work with a great team in a supportive professional work environment, don't delay:

Send your CV to: shannon.reed@vsg.co.nz



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