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 If you see a position that interests you please apply directly to the clinic. Make sure that you are eligible to register as a Veterinary Surgeon or nurse in New Zealand prior to applying for any jobs. We also take registrations from vets looking for work in New Zealand - please contact jobs@kookaburravets.com or fill out our online registration form. 

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  1. North Island - Auckland North - Schnapper Rock - 9 vet small animal/referral practice - ECC vacancy
  2. North Island - Auckland North - Schnapper Rock - 9 vet small animal/referral practice - Diagnostic Imaging Specialist new
  3. North Island - Auckland's North Shore - Glenfield - 3 vet small animal practice, full or part time new
  4. North Island - Auckland's North Shore - Glenfield - multivet small animal/emergency practice, full or part time
  5. North Island - Auckland Harbour - Waiheke Island - 3 vet predominanyly small animal practice new
  6. North Island - Auckland E - Kohimarama - 3 vet small animal practice
  7. North Island - North-West of Auckland - Kumeu - 13 vet equine practice new grads welcome Camera new
  8. North Island - Auckland W - Henderson - multivet small animal group practice
  9. North Island - S Auckland - Manurewa - 2 vet small animal group practice, Senior position, full or part time new
  10. North Island - S Auckland - Takanini - 5 vet small animal group practice, full or part time
  11. North Island - S Auckland - Pukekohe - 11 vet mixed practice, Dairy position new
  12. North Island - S Auckland - Pukekohe - 6 vet small animal group practice, full or part time new grads welcome
  13. North Island - S Auckland - Papatoetoe - multivet, small animal practice, full time new grads welcome new
  14. North Island - Waikato Region - Cambridge - 14 vet, equine hospital Camera new
  15. North Island - Tauranga - Mt Maunganui - 4 vet small animal practice new grads welcome
  16. North Island - Waitomo District - Piopio - 6 vet 2 clinic mixed practice new grads welcome Camera
  17. North Island - Hawke's Bay - Single vet, small animal practice, part time new
  18. North Island - Manawatu-Wanganui Region - Dannevirke - multivet mixed practice, dairy focus
  19. North Island - Manawatu-Wanganui Region - Palmerston North - multivet small animal group practice, Senior new
  20. North Island - Kapiti Coast - Paraparaumu - 3 ivet small animal group practice new grads welcome new
  21. South Island - North Canterbury - Culverden - 4 clinic mixed practice with emphasis on Dairy
  22. South Island - Christchurch - Linwood - 4 vet small animal practice, Locum to Start ASAP for a Negotiable Period Camera new
  23. South Island - Christchurch - Linwood - 4 vet small animal practice, overseas sponsorship considered Camera new
  24. South Island - Christchurch - Phillipstown - single vet small animal practice, Locum from March for 4-6 Weeks new
  25. South Island - Christchurch - Prebbleton - 5 vet equine/small animal practice, equine only position new
  26. South Island - Canterbury - Timaru - 75 vet, 21 clinic group practice, large animal/dairy Camera new
  27. South Island - Otago - Wanaka - 75 vet, 21 clinic group practice, mixed Camera new
  28. South Island - Otago Region - Dunedin - multivet small animal group practice, Vet Director new
  29. South Island - South Otago - Balclutha - 19 vet mixed practice, mixed or large animal only position new grads welcome Camera

WANAKA, OTAGO - FULL TIME MIXED New Position

Mixed Animal Veterinarian – Wanaka

VetEnt Wanaka has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic mixed animal veterinarian to join our team. This is a full time position and requires a candidate who is a team player that is willing to get involved in all aspects of veterinary work.

Located in Wanaka you have the mountains, ski fields and lakes on your doorstep making this paradise for those who love to work in a great region with the great outdoors as a backdrop.

The Wanaka clinic is very well equipped and has a great team of progressive nurses and experienced veterinarians. Our caseload includes a busy small animal clinic and a mix of deer, dairy and sheep & beef for large animals.

To succeed in this role you will have:

A bit more about us:

VetEnt stands for "Veterinary Enterprises Group." We are one of New Zealand’s largest vet companies, and operate from 21 vet clinics.

The veterinary industry is changing continually, our equipment is state of the art and many of our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We have a research division as well as subsidiary companies for Grazing and Mastitis Consultancy which allows our employees opportunities to grow and maximise their potential. We proudly provide our services nationwide in modern vet clinics alongside rural and urban communities.

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To maintain our vision to be New Zealand’s leading provider of animal health and productivity services we need you! We are looking for experienced Veterinarians to roll up their sleeves and join our various clinics across New Zealand in all aspects of veterinary work.

Join our team and you will have the support of 75 vets nationwide. The combined knowledge pool and purchasing power of the VetEnt group guarantees our clients the best expertise and advice, competitive prices on products and product availability even in times of high demand. If you thrive on juggling a number of tasks at any one time, you will enjoy achieving in our environment.

If you have a passion for providing innovative animal health solutions, are client centric and results driven, then this is the right role for you!

To discuss this position further, please phone Rachel Andrews on 0064 27 801 2558.

If you wish to be considered for this position please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

More information about VetEnt can be found at www.vetent.co.nz.

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PUKEKOHE, SOUTH AUCKLAND - FULL TIME DAIRY IN MIXED PRACTICE New Position
the vet practice

We are looking for a full time experienced large animal veterinarian to join our enthusiastic and friendly team who has the desire to develop dairy skills. We will consider a new graduate with strong dairy interests.

This position does have an afterhours and weekend component to it, however the roster is geared so there would still be plenty of time available to enjoy Pukekohe/Waiuku and the great surrounding areas.

Pukekohe is a very progressive town with proximity to some fantastic beaches, hills and the bright city lights. Cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, windsurfing, tramping and fishing are all easily accessible. Skiing is approximately a 3 hour drive.

CPD is actively encouraged, and this position may well suit someone working towards certification? Car, phone and annual subscriptions are all provided.

Our mission is to "satisfy and delight our customers each and every time." With this in mind no request from our customers is too great for our talented team.

We look forward to you applying for this great position and will welcome you to our team!

Please reply in the first instance to the practice manager:
Raewyn Morgan rae@vetcentre.co.nz

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HENDERSON, AUCKLAND WEST - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL
vetcare

Veterinary Associate– Auckland

We’re looking for a small animal veterinarian 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 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Veterinarian to work at our well established, fully equipped Lincoln Road Clinic in a full time role. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience, have a sound knowledge and understanding of high standards of care, be able to work collaboratively with fellow team members and build rapport with clients.

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 veterinarians to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills. We provide each of our Veterinarians with access to VIN and cover NZVA/Veterinary Council membership fees.

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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CULVERDEN, NORTH CANTERBURY - FULL TIME MIXED WITH DAIRY FOCUS


Experienced Dairy Veterinarian - Culverden

North Canterbury Vets is a 4 clinic veterinary business located north of Christchurch. Our location in North Canterbury means we enjoy all the benefits of rural town living, with everything that Christchurch the ‘Garden City’ and Canterbury have to offer on our back doorstep. Close to the Southern Alps, lifestyle choices abound with a wide range of recreational pursuits, fishing, boating, tramping, climbing, and we are 2 hours away from some of the best snow skiing in the country, without the crowds.

Christchurch is famous for its gardens, music and cultural events, home of the court theatre, leading schools and the home of Canterbury and Lincoln universities.

We wish to invite applications from veterinarians with an interest in working in mixed practice with an emphasis in Dairy to apply for the current opportunity based in Culverden, however at times there will be opportunity to provide support in our other 3 Clinics.  NCVC currently has a team of 16 Vets who work closely with our LA Technicians, Animal Health Sales Reps and our Clinic Support Teams. The role offers great prospects for those wishing to further develop their skills.  While this role covers predominantly Dairy, there is ample opportunity to focus on Sheep & Beef, CA, Deer, and Equine etc.  

What we are looking for in a candidate:-

What we will offer:-

In the first instance, please email your details in confidence to elaine@ncvets.co.nz

Elaine McDuff
HR Manager
North Canterbury Vet Clinics Ltd
Ph 03 314 8612 ext 27, or 027 534 5835

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DANNEVIRKE, MANAWATU-WANGANUI REGION - FULL TIME MIXED, DAIRY FOCUS New Position
totally vets

Mixed Animal Veterinarian

Totally Vets Group is a group of dynamic veterinary practices, providing services and products in the Manawatu, Tararua and Taumarunui areas for companion animals, equine, and production animals.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mixed Animal full-time veterinarian with a special interest in the dairy sector. You will be based at our Tararua Vet Services clinic in Dannevirke, which covers the Tararua and lower Hawkes Bay areas. The role is predominantly Production Animal but will include Companion Animal duties, including after hours.

We are looking for a dynamic Veterinarian with the following key attributes:

In return we can offer you:

Our Dannevirke Clinic is a mixed practice with an experienced veterinary team providing production and companion animal services supported by a skilled business support team.

After-hour duties are based on a shared roster system which is currently on a 1:5 rotation. A job description is available on request.

Please email your application and CV to Debbi Ritchie, Human Resources Manager, debbi.ritchie@tvg.co.nz. Or post to Totally Vets, 25 Manchester Street, Feilding

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CLIVE, HAWKES BAY - PART TIME SMALL ANIMALS New Position

At Clive Cottage Vet Clinic we pride ourselves on being able to spend the extra effort to take good care of our animal friends. The local community has lovingly embraced us and since we opened in March 2016 we have grown rapidly. We are now looking for a Veterinarian to work 1 - 2 days a week to help us out. 

The best fit for our small team would be an experienced Veterinarian with outstanding communication skills, a compassionate work ethic that always puts the well-being of the animal first and excellent attention to detail.

We are a single vet practice located in Clive in sunny Hawke's Bay. We purposely have half hour consultations, share on-call with two other local practices and are closed on Sunday for family time. 

Do you think that you might be a good fit for our team? Then contact us on 06-65 12345 for a chat and send your CV to Elise Sandkuijl, Clive Cottage Vet Clinic info@clivecottagevetclinic.co.nz.

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PALMERSTON NORTH, MANAWATU-WANGANUI REGION - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL, SENIOR New Position
the vetcare group

Senior Veterinarians– Palmerston North

We’re looking for small animal Veterinarians who share 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 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.

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 veterinarians to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Veterinarians to work at our brand new Palmerston North Clinic with state of the art equipment including full X-Ray room (including dental), comprehensive in-house diagnostic equipment including in house biochemistry and urinalysis, fully equipped Operating theatre, Isolation ward, separate Cat and Dog wards and Cattery.

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 information or to apply now please email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

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KUMEU, NORTH-WEST OF AUCKLAND - FULL TIME EQUINE new grads welcome New Position
vet associates

Veterinary Associates is an equine general and referral practice located in Karaka, South Auckland, New Zealand with a satellite practice in Kumeu, West Auckland. We are seeking an enthusiastic veterinarian to join the satellite practice, preferably with several years of experience, for a position that would have long-term prospects and huge opportunity for the right person.

This is a chance to work in conjunction with a dedicated team of thirteen veterinarians as part of a full-service equine ambulatory and referral practice. Veterinarians on staff at the Vet Associates Equine Hospital in Karaka include two specialists, a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine, and a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Equine Medicine. These specialists are readily available to provide backup and support for the members of the satellite practice.

The Kumeu practice is heavily involved in all types of equine pursuits, including sport horses, Thoroughbred racehorses, Standardbred racehorses, and pleasure horses, providing a tremendous variety of work. Emergency duties are shared.

Ideally the successful candidate will have an equine interest or background and wish to work in a supportive team environment while pursuing her or his experience in high-quality general practice. In addition, the candidate will be a self-starter with great communication skills. Experience with lameness, sports medicine, and reproduction would make a stronger candidate. All applicants will be considered, and an enthusiastic person with the right attitude may be the right candidate regardless of work experience.

The work environment is attractive. Available equipment includes dynamic endoscopy, as well as the usual digital radiography, ultrasound machines, dentistry gear, IRAP, PRP, and stem cell culture laboratory. Kumeu is a lovely rural community located just thirty minutes from Auckland's central business district. With world class wineries, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and surfing, it is a great place to work and live.

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This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated and happy team and to be part of a growing practice at an important time in its development.

A vehicle is provided, and salary will be commensurate with experience.

To submit an application or to discuss the position in more detail, please contact Neil Houston by email at neil@vetassociates.co.nz or by phone at +6421998079. Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, and the names of three references.

https://www.vetassociates.co.nz/
https://www.facebook.com/vetassociatesequine/

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DUNEDIN, OTAGO REGION - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL, VET DIRECTOR New Position
the vetcare group

Vet Director – Dunedin

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.

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 veterinarians to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills.

As Vet Director of our Dunedin clinic, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the clinic, ensuring a high level of customer service, patient care and leading a small, dedicated team of vet nurses. Our brand new clinic offers 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 and a full range of dental equipment.

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 clinic to make a difference to our people, clients and pets.

For more information or to apply now please email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

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PARAPARAUMU, KAPITI COAST - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL new grads welcome New Position
the vetcare group

Motivated new graduate or experienced veterinarian – Kapiti Coast

Animates Vetcare 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.

We have exciting full and part time opportunities for small animal veterinarians who share 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 team based on the beautiful Kapiti Coast where we have two modern, purpose built practices. The Kapiti Coast offers a unique living experience, being close to Wellington for city life, yet having beaches, rivers and mountains on our doorstep. Kapiti has excellent primary and secondary schools to choose from and the climate is great for an outdoors lifestyle.

Our team are well educated, skilled and friendly. We have three full time and one part time vet, with different interests, supported by a team of experienced Diploma qualified nurses. We are looking for someone that will bring knowledge and new ideas to our practice and appreciate the support and experience of our existing vets with ideally 2+ years experience (part time position to work 12 – 15 hours per week, including sole charge in weekend).

We offer all permanent veterinarians ongoing professional development, VCNZ registration, NZVA membership, access to VIN, and opportunities to attend symposiums in Australia to collaborate with Greencross Vets. We’re also open to discussing flexible and part time working options to meet individual needs.

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 veterinarians to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills.

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 information or to apply now please email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

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LINWOOD, CHRISTCHURCH - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL Locum To Start ASAP for a Negotiable Period New Position
total vets

Total Vets - Christchurch requires an experienced locum to start as soon as possible for a negotiable period while a permanent vet is employed.

We are a 4 vet, small animal only practice in Linwood, which is just 3.5kms east of Christchurch’s CBD. The well-equipped clinic boasts digital x-ray, endoscopy, top of the line ultrasound, in- house lab, an on-site Clinical Pathologist, modern surgical facilities and a keen focus on new methods and technologies to work up our cases.

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The locum will be required to work approx. 40 hr week, with no afterhours/on call, starting in September preferably for a one month minimum.

We are prepared to pay for flights and/or car usage, provide an accommodation allowance, and registration costs (for Australian vets) will be covered.

We will pay up to $60 an hour, depending on experience.

For further information or to apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to our Careers team at careers@vetpartners.com.au

See http://www.totalvets.co.nz/ for more info about our amazing clinic and team.

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KOHIMARAMA, AUCKLAND EAST - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL
kohimarama

Auckland

Companion Animal Veterinarian

Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic is located in Auckland’s desirable Eastern Suburbs. We have three full-time veterinarians and a team of qualified nurses and office staff.

We require an experienced veterinarian, with at least two years’ experience in companion animal practice, who is dedicated to offering our patients the best of care and developing a culture of excellence.

The position is full-time and includes shared weekends but no afterhours work.

Kohimarama Veterinary Clinic is a well-equipped modern practice with excellent surgical and dental facilities. Our clients are well-informed and motivated to do the best for their pets, which makes managing cases interesting and challenging.

Excellent peer support is available and we work together as a close team. Continuing education and specialisation is encouraged and supported.

If you are interested in working in a progressive, privately owned, modern practice, that practises high quality medicine, please send your CV and references to:

russellt@kohivet.co.nz

www.kohivet.co.nz

www.aucklandvetdentist.co.nz

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LINWOOD, CHRISTCHURCH - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL New Position
total vets

Permanent Full-Time Experienced Veterinarian (Recent Graduates Welcome To Apply)

Our Practice:
Our Total Vets clinic is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable vet 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, an on-site Clinical Pathologist, modern surgical facilities and a keen focus on new methods and technologies to work up our cases.

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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 hydro therapist. We perform stem cell treatments and Spectrum Allergy Testing for skin irritations.

The Opportunity:
The Total Vet’s practice is a busy clinic, it is not unusual for 11 surgeries to be done in one day. We can guarantee no day will ever be the same in this clinic. You will get exposure to surgeries that are not normally done at other clinics. Having an on-site Clinical Pathologist not only allows our vets to access results quickly and allows them to develop their pathology knowledge in more detail.

The Right Veterinarian:
This is a great opportunity for a Veterinarian with 2 to 3 years’ experience who is driven and possess a thirst to learn and develop their medical knowledge and surgical skills. Your high work standards and passion to develop your skills will be highly regarded and rewarded with a mentor who wants to teach and develop her junior Vets.

We can offer:

If you would like to become part of our practice family, please forward your CV and cover letter to our Careers team at careers@vetpartners.com.au

See http://www.totalvets.co.nz/ for more info about our amazing clinic and team.

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SOUTHERN CANTERBURY - FULL TIME LARGE ANIMAL/DAIRY New Position

Large Animal Veterinarian – Timaru

Are you passionate about dairy, but still have an interest in sheep, beef and deer work? Do you enjoy working in a friendly, close knit practice? Are you highly motivated to providing top service to clients? Do you want a bit of autonomy and freedom? Look no further, your perfect job awaits you!

VetEnt Timaru is very excited to offer an opportunity for a large animal veterinarian to join our fun, energetic and progressive team. VetEnt Timaru is large animal practice and is supported closely by the team at Ashburton.

This role would suit someone who has a couple of years (or more) under their belt and who is looking for the next step. There is potential for growth at this practice and it could suit a vet couple who want to job share.

The seaside city of Timaru is 2 hours south of Christchurch and offers an exciting position for those that enjoy the outdoors. The city is situated at the doorstep of many inland lakes where water skiing, boating, hunting and fishing are popular summer pastimes. At least five Central South Island ski fields are within easy distance.

To succeed in this role you will have:

A bit more about us:

VetEnt stands for "Veterinary Enterprises Group." We are one of New Zealand’s largest vet companies, and operate from 21 vet clinics. Our mission is to provide exceptional service to the communities which we serve. At present we service approximately 3,300 dairy farms, 1,500 sheep & beef farms and 53,000 pet owners nationally.

The veterinary industry is changing continually, our equipment is state of the art and many of our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We have a research division as well as subsidiary companies for Grazing and Mastitis Consultancy which allows our employees opportunities to grow and maximise their potential. We proudly provide our services nationwide in modern vet clinics alongside rural and urban communities.

To maintain our vision to be New Zealand’s leading provider of animal health and productivity services we need you! We are looking for experienced Veterinarians to roll up their sleeves and join our Timaru clinic.

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Join our team and you will have the support of 75 vets nationwide. The combined knowledge pool and purchasing power of the VetEnt group guarantees our clients the best expertise and advice, competitive prices on products and product availability even in times of high demand. If you thrive on juggling a number of tasks at any one time, you will enjoy achieving in our environment.

If you have a passion for providing innovative animal health solutions, are client centric and results driven, then this is the right role for you!

If you wish to discuss this position further, please phone Ben Green on 0064 27 4402865.

If you wish to be considered for this position please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

More information about VetEnt can be found at www.vetent.co.nz.

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WAIKATO REGION, CAMBRIDGE - EQUINE New Position

Experienced Equine Veterinarian

Cambridge Equine Hospital, New Zealand

Cambridge Equine Hospital is a modern, purpose-designed facility featuring a full surgical suite and a complete range of diagnostic equipment (including in-house MiE scintigraphy). This progressive practice is currently home to eleven veterinarians, including a Board Certified Surgical specialist, who service a large client base, which includes stud work, racetrack and sport horse practice.

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The appointee will be an enthusiastic, hard working team player with excellent communication skills and a focus on client service. The ideal applicant will have experience in all aspects of equine practice, with a strong interest and background in reproduction and stud medicine.

The successful applicant can look forward to working in a busy practice with a collegial atmosphere and excellent long term prospects, both professionally and financially. For more information about the practice visit www.horsehospital.co.nz

Interested applicants should contact Dr.Alanna Zantingh in strictest confidence on her private email address at AlannaZantingh@gmail.com or phone on +64 272888566 for further information.

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WAIHEKE ISLAND, AUCKLAND HARBOUR - PREDOMINANTLY SMALL ANIMAL New Position

Veterinarian - Mainly Small Animal Practice on Waiheke

Close to great beaches, over 20 wineries, a thriving café and art scene, great walks and some of the loveliest vistas in New Zealand, all 35 mins from downtown Auckland.

We require the services of a small animal vet (around 0.8 FTE). This is a permanent position, but the hours are flexible. Package includes accommodation.

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 as a standard part of our work.

You will have access to the latest Idexx Blood machines, a Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, and well-equipped surgeries and aftercare facilities.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years' experience as a vet. You will be registered with the vet council or be eligible for this.

You will need to be and be very familiar with small animal work. Some exposure to large animal work wouldn't hurt but not essential.

Our Vet practice management software is vision, knowledge of this would be an advantage.

If interested, please contact Steve at steve@vetsonwaiheke.co.nz with a CV and brief covering letter.

Vets on Waiheke
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1081

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AUCKLAND - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SPECIALIST New Position

The Animal Referral Centre is looking for a specialist in veterinary diagnostic imaging to join our practice. We are looking for a clinician to provide the highest standards of care and function as part of a cohesive, caring multidisciplinary team.

Our ideal candidate would be a board-certified radiologist (DECVDI, DACVR or FANZCVS) but individuals who have completed residency training are also welcome to apply.

The Animal Referral Centre is a busy, growing, specialist led private referral practice established in 2016. It is independently owned and operated and has specialists in small animal surgery, internal medicine and emergency and critical care. The clinic has a 16 slice GE CT, digital radiography, C-arm image intensification, ultrasound, and access to off-site 3T MRI.

The clinic is located on Auckland's North Shore. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and home to 1.5 million people. In Auckland, fantastic beaches, hiking trails and national parks are only half an hour away. The climate is sunny, there is a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping.

The remuneration package for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance is also available.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Fiona Park at medicine@arcvets.co.nz. For further information about the role or an informal chat please contact Fiona Park via email or on +64 9281 5815

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MANUREWA, SOUTH AUCKLAND - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL, SENIOR POSITION New Position

Pet Doctors in South Auckland, New Zealand have an opportunity for a senior small animal vet and we would love to hear from you if you would like to join us!

The role:
We are searching for a confident vet who is comfortable being a clinical leader, helping to lead our clinic in Manurewa. Our Manurewa clinic is fully equipped and has a loyal client base. We have full or part-time opportunities and would love to hear from you about how you could fit the team!

If you are not from Auckland, but are interested in the position, let us know and we can organise your airfares, accommodation and help you through the visa process. We understand it's not an easy move and will be here to support you 100% of the way!

Further details about this position can be found on our website: www.nzpetdoctors.co.nz/jobs and you are welcome to email me, Ana, for more information or to apply: talent@nzpetdoctors.co.nz

We look forward to hearing from you!

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PREBBLETON, SOUTH-WEST CHRISTCHURCH - FULL TIME EQUINE IN SMALL ANIMAL/EQUINE PRACTICE New Position

Experienced Equine Veterinarian Required, Christchurch, New Zealand

Seeking a full-time equine veterinarian to join our busy equine and small animal practice. Minimum 2 years' experience.

Our well-established clinic is equipped with digital radiology and ultrasound, video and dynamic endoscopy, a full in-house lab, shock wave and a full equine surgical theatre. You will be joining our team of 2 full-time and one part-time equine veterinarians, one full-time and one part-time small animal veterinarian, an equine consultant surgeon and our friendly, helpful team of nurses and support staff.

The practice has a large standardbred racehorse base with a good mix of performance and pleasure horse work. After hours is currently shared 1 in 3 (equine only). Vehicle and phone provided. Excellent remuneration and benefit package.

Located in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand, Christchurch offers close access to mountains, beaches and the ocean. Fantastic lifestyle opportunity for the right candidate!!

Eligibility for licensure by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand is required.

Please send forward CV and cover letter to: admin@prebbletonvet.co.nz

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BALCLUTHA, SOUTH OTAGO - FULL TIME MIXED PRACTICE new grads welcome

Mixed practice new graduate positions

We have the job for You!

Clutha Vets (South Otago) is looking for a couple of bright, enthusiastic new graduates to join our team from the end of 2017.

To find out more about life in the Clutha District, visit www.cluthacountry.co.nz

We offer mixed practice (or large animal only) positions in a medium-sized, stable, experienced and supportive team, with a generous remuneration package and all the usual benefits and some additional extras. You'll be able to move in and work in our newly refurbished, state-of-the art vet clinic in an environment where you are encouraged to develop as an individual.

To learn more about us, visit our website, or better still, come and see practice!

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Any enquiries to Jason Darwen 027 279 1550, jdarwen@cluthavets.co.nz

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PUKEKOHE, SOUTH AUCKLAND - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL new grads welcome

Companion Animal Vet – Pukekohe

Due to ongoing expansion of our clinics and services, we are looking to increase our companion animal veterinary team in our Pukekohe BEST PRACTICE accredited clinic.

We need an enthusiastic and positive Veterinarian, on either a full-time or part-time basis, with great communication skills, who is keen to make a difference to our clients and patients.

Working as part of a strong, engaged team of veterinarians, nurses and customer services staff, you’ll thrive in a busy, progressive environment that creates value for our clients. We are committed to providing a very high standard of medical and surgical care and you will be too.

If you’re keen to become part of a clinic that has a reputation for expertise in problem solving and preventative veterinary medicine programmes, please email your CV to recruitment@fvs.co.nz

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MT MAUNGANUI, TAURANGA, NTH ISLAND - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL new grads welcome

Veterinarian Full Time

Our Practice:

Are you a Veterinarian who enjoys the outdoors? Mount Maunganui offers you an excellent lifestyle, you can surf, swim, play golf, shop, dine or simply relax and soak up the relax atmosphere.

The experienced and passionate team at Bayfair & Papamoa Vets, have been providing quality care to animals in the Mount Maunganui and Papamoa region for almost 31 years. Our two well equipped clinics offer:

Our Benefits:

The ideal candidate:

For more information or to apply, please email careers@vetpartners.com.au or call 0800 VET JOB

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AUCKLAND, NORTH SHORE - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL New Position

Full Time Veterinarian Wanted North Shore Auckland

We are looking for a full time Veterinarian to join The Glenfield Veterinary Clinic. A full time Veterinarian would be ideal, but a couple of part time Veterinarians would also work.  We have a friendly supportive team of skilled Veterinarians and Nurses who look out for each other.

Comfortable accommodation above the clinic can be provided if needed, giving you a chance to enter the Auckland property market.

On the Weekend we only work Saturdays by roster and only open 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. The position involves no afterhours and the clinic closes at 6:30 PM on Weekdays. We try to maximise the work / life balance of our Veterinarians by alternating start and finish times to suit.

We are a well-established and modern practice. We have digital X-ray, an in-house blood machine and are well equipped with up to date surgical and dental equipment.  We encourage our employees to extend their skills and support them in these endeavours with the time and equipment they need.

Please forward applications or enquiries to Simeon Pollock via email: glenfieldvetadmin@xtra.co.nz. We will treat all applications with discretion.

Glenfield Veterinary Clinic
46 Diana Drive, Wairau Valley
Auckland, 0629
New Zealand

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SOUTH AUCKLAND, PAPATOETOE - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL new grads welcome New Position

A full time position has become available in our multi-vet practice for a veterinarian to join our team at Great South Vets in Papatoetoe, Auckland.

Experienced veterinarians or new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Experienced veterinarians are expected to be all-round competent in both medicine and surgery. New graduates will be guided toward competence in these skills.

Consultations, treatment and surgery are shared by all the veterinarians on a rota basis.

We expect the successful candidate to commit to at least two years with the clinic.

There is no public holiday or after-hours work as this is covered through the local after-hours clinic.

Please reply with CV to: info@greatsouthvets.co.nz

Great South Vets
785 Great South Road
Papatoetoe
Auckland, 2104

www.greatsouthvets.co.nz

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TAKANINI, AUCKLAND - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL

Takanini Veterinary Associates

Full-time/Part-time experienced veterinarian - small animal

Our Practice:

Takanini Veterinary Associates is a well-established, x5 vet community practice that provides high-level veterinary medicine. We are looking for:

These positions are ideal for a hands-on vet that wants to settle down in a practice, be mentored to grow their skill set from routine general practice cases and surgery, to more complex and rewarding surgeries and medical services. This clinic is a place where veterinarians can develop their special interests, and for those looking towards a future in part practice-share ownership, this option is available for the right team member.

Our Benefits:

** Sign on and Retention bonuses are payable on working full time hours.

The ideal candidate:

For more information or to apply, please email careers@vetpartners.com.au or call 0800 VET JOB

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SCHNAPPER ROCK, AUCKLAND NORTH - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL/EMERGENCY

The Animal Referral Centre is looking for an additional Emergency/Critical Care (ECC) veterinarian to join our practice. We are looking for a clinician to provide the highest standards of care and function as part of a cohesive, caring multidisciplinary team. The position will best suit a motivated veterinarian who is passionate about emergency and critical care, and looking for a career in this challenging and rewarding area of clinical practice.

The Animal Referral Centre is a busy, growing, private small animal referral practice established in 2016. It is independently owned and operated and has specialists in small animal surgery and internal medicine. In addition, we are fortunate to have Auckland’s only veterinary emergency and critical care specialist in our team.

As part of this role you will have the opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills through daily hospital rounds, interaction with our specialist team and monthly in house CPD training sessions. Continuing education in the field of veterinary emergency and critical care is supported and encouraged.

The ECC vets roster consists of rotating night and weekend shifts, and 1-2 ECC veterinarians are rostered on per shift. ARC specialists provide 24/7 support to our ECC team, including for surgical cases. The caseload is varied and interesting, consisting of a mixture of primary accession and referral from practices in Auckland and beyond.

The clinic has a full in-house lab suite, multiparameter patient monitors, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, mechanical ventilation, C-arm image intensification, on-site CT, and dedicated cat and dog receptions, consulting rooms and wards. Nurses are rostered on 24 hours a day to assist you in patient care.

Our ideal candidate would have attained membership of the ANZCVS in emergency and critical care, but individuals who are committed to working towards this are welcome to apply. A minimum of 2 years experience in small animal practice, or completion of a rotating internship is necessary.

The clinic is located on Auckand’s North Shore. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and home to 1.5 million people. In Auckland, fantastic beaches, hiking trails and national parks are only half an hour away. The climate is sunny, there is a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping.

There is a competitive remuneration package offered, and relocation assistance is also available.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Dr Trudi McAlees (trudi.mcalees@arcvets.co.nz)

For further information about the role or an informal chat please contact Trudi McAlees on +64 9 2815815.

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PHILLIPSTOWN, CHRISTCHURCH - FULL TIME SMALL ANIMAL, Locum March for 4-6 Weeks New Position

Pet Doctors

Locum position - Companion animal vet
Start: March 2018 for 4 - 6 weeks
Location: Christchurch city, New Zealand

Come and join us for a 4 to 6-week stint as companion animal vet in two of our Christchurch clinics. We are flexible with the hours of work, so please let us know what you can do and we can go from there!

What we can offer you:

If you need assistance getting to Christchurch or with accommodation arrangements, please let us know.

To enquire further or to apply to join us in March, please email Cal Irvine - callum.irvine@nzpetdoctors.co.nz

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GLENFIELD, AUCKLAND'S NORTH SHORE - FULL OR PART TIME SMALL ANIMAL/EMERGENCY

Emergency Veterinarian required

We are looking for another full-or part-time veterinarian to join our experienced team at the North Shore Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Glenfield. We provide Emergency and Critical Care Services for a large client base on the North Shore, Rodney and Warkworth area.

Our clinic is well equipped to provide state of the art emergency services; this includes a complete in-house laboratory, ultrasound as well as access to blood transfusion products and telemedicine services.

Our ideal candidate should have a minimum of two years’ experience and must demonstrate a strong interest in emergency medicine as well as surgical competency.

The generous remuneration offered is reflecting the unsocial working hours and is well above the payment offered for similar positions.

How to Apply / Contact
Please send your cover letter and CV to the Practice Manager Kelly McFarlane via email to Kelly.mcfarlane@nsvecc.co.nz

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PIOPIO, WAITOMO DISTRICT - FULL TIME MIXED new grads welcome
te kuiti & piopio

Mixed Practice Opportunity

Come and join our friendly 6-vet private practice based in the North King Country. We operate out of two purpose-built clinics equipped with all the essential toys, servicing 45 dairy clients, 260 sheep, beef and dairy support farms and about 1500 working dogs.

Our location is second to none if you enjoy the great outdoors. Mountains, lakes and beaches are all within a 1-2 hour drive. Favourite hobbies amongst staff include mountain biking, horse riding, tramping, skiing, hunting and fishing. Our ideal applicant would be a motivated, enthusiastic new graduate who is looking to further develop their skills and expertise in a range of veterinary disciplines. You would be based in our main branch in Piopio, although you will however get plenty of exposure to routine and emergency small animal surgery through our Te Kuiti clinic. Your experienced colleagues will provide plenty of support and mentoring along with a planned Induction programme.

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You will be able to draw on the experience of practitioners that were: at the forefront of ultrasound scanning in both cattle and sheep in New Zealand and Australia, practitioners who lead and train others in Animal Health planning software, a practitioner who is a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists-Diagnostic Imaging (what better way to hone your skills in small animal ultrasound), practitioners that have 30 plus years in practical ruminant parasitology under New Zealand conditions and a practice that performs most of its orthopaedic case load but is happy to refer when needed.

This is a practice where the health and wellbeing of all staff are a priority.

If you believe this job is for you, please send your CV to:
Richard and Nicky Atkinson
Phone: 078778106
Email: richard@piopiovets.co.nz

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