Vet Nurses and Support Staff

Positions Available


North Harbour Vets, Auckland (posted 24th November)

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Vet Nursing Positions Available

Are you looking for your next adventure... If so, New Zealand's borders are finally open!

Due to a fast growing client base and one of our nurses going on maternity leave next year, we are looking for some more team members to help us look after our patients.

North Harbour Vets is a single site practice on the North Shore of Auckland. A perfect place to base yourself while taking breaks to explore the rest of the country. 

We are a fun loving clinic and we strive to provide really top quality care for our patients. We have a purpose built veterinary hospital so theres plenty of room and all the toys, and we are non-corporate so we make all the big decisions ourselves (no visits from head office!) 

We are flexible, so if a part-time, full-time, or a fixed term contract interests you, then get in touch and we'll see what we can organise. Our full timers work 4 days a week to keep the work/life balance sorted.

Our ideal candidate would love working with animals, have great communication skills, be efficient and have a good sense of humour.

If this sounds like you, and you're thinking of travelling or working abroad, please contact us for a chat at 

contact@nhvets.co.nz

or call Nick or Emily on +64 9 479-6034


Vetlife New Brighton, Christchurch (posted 1st November)

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Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Vetlife is a large veterinary practice with 23 branches throughout the South Island, providing our clients with a friendly high-quality service. Vetlife New Brighton is a busy clinic, offering a full range of companion animal services. The team of vets and nurses are frequently involved in a variety of surgeries, and they are looking for a motivated nurse to join their team who enjoys a fast pace and can operate confidently within a professional environment.

New Brighton is a coastal suburb of Christchurch, with an 18km sandy beach, pier, hot water pools, and linking walking and cycle tracks, it’s just 8km to the City Centre.

The ideal candidate will have certificate or diploma level vet nursing qualifications or be finishing their qualifications this year, and the hands-on experience to deliver high quality nursing care.

About the role:

Skills / Experience / Attributes:

Benefits:

To Apply:

If this sounds like the challenge for you, please send your resume and a covering letter outlining why this is the position for you to: rachel.inch@vetlife.co.nz


The Vet Centre, Motueka, Nelson Tasman Regions (posted 1st November)

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Veterinary Nurse - Part Time

The Vet Centre situated in Motueka, offers a full range of veterinary services to the surrounding community for both production and companion animals. The team of vets and nurses are frequently involved in a variety of surgeries, and they are looking for a motivated nurse to join their team who enjoys a fast pace and can operate confidently within a professional environment.

The ideal candidate will have certificate or diploma level vet nursing qualifications or be finishing their qualifications this year, and the hands-on experience to deliver high quality nursing care.

Motueka is the gateway town to two of Nelson Tasman regions stunning National Parks, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi. Motueka is a coastal town known for its lively café culture and artistic community, 46km from Nelson.

About the role:

Skills / Experience / Attributes:

Benefits:

To Apply:

The Vet Centre prides itself on providing our clients with a friendly high-quality service. If this sounds like the challenge for you, please apply to: rachel.inch@vetlife.co.nz including your resume and a covering letter outlining why this is the position for you.


Bay After Hours Veterinary Hospital, Tauranga (posted 1st November)

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Exotics Veterinary Nurse at The Referral Centre Tauranga Satellite
Clinic – Exotics Referral

We are after an experienced Veterinary nurse interested in working in exotics to drive our Referral Centre in Tauranga.

The Bay Referral Centre will work in collaboration with the Bay After Hours Veterinary Hospital and will be open a few days per week initially with the room to grow as the clinic grows. There will also be a requirement for a weekend shift at the Bay After Hours to support the exotic expert with hospitalised cases. The clinic will be set up with specialised equipment to enable us to give the best standard of care to these special patients!

You will be a dedicated, professional, experienced vet nurse with great attention to detail and the passion to work in a positive, forward-thinking nursing team.

You will be fully trained and assisted during your induction by our exotics expert Dr. Martin Earles, BVSc, MANZCVS (Medicine and Surgery of Unusual Pets).

Your responsibilities will include:

We will have an in-house full laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasound, ventilator, oscillometric blood pressure, ECG, fluid therapy, constant rate infusion, resuscitation and more.

You will be able to work well in a fast paced environment and must be:

We provide a competitive remuneration commensurate with experience and advancement in the practice, continuing education allowance, NZVNA membership, new learning opportunities at every shift, and you get to use your skills every day!

You will be an experienced nurse (minimum two years). However, applicants with less experience will be considered if you have the attributes necessary to excel in this position.

Please submit your CV/cover letter or any queries to vet@bahvet.co.nz


CareVets Rototuna, North Hamilton (posted 1st November)

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Junior Veterinary Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Veterinary Nurse to join our fantastic Rototuna team!

About the Clinic

CareVets Rototuna is located in northern Hamilton and has been part of the growing Rototuna community for the last 12 years.

We are a full-service companion animal practice with a large retail space, cattery, doggy day care and grooming facilities on site.  With a large team of Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses, support staff and groomers we are passionate about our furry clients, dedicated to providing them with the best possible care.

About the Role

As a qualified Veterinary Nurse you already have a pretty good idea as to the day-to-day requirements of being a great member of the dynamic nursing team behind any great clinic.  As one of our Junior Nurses you will be fully supported by our team of experienced Vets and Nurses. Here are just a few of the key responsibilities that you will be contributing to together with the rest of our supportive team:

This role will be part-time.

What’s on Offer?

About You

To express your interest in this role please contact Courtney Taylor courtney.taylor@carevets.co.nz with your CV and cover letter attached. Any applicants shortlisted will be contacted directly.


CoroVets, Whangamata, Coromandel Peninsula (posted 1st November)

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We are looking for a Companion Animal Nurse to work in our small animal hospital in the idyllic beachside town of Whangamata, Coromandel.

You will work alongside four other nurses and three vets, to provide the excellent standard of care we pride ourselves on.

A recently completed extension to the clinic, and a near-completed renovation to our staff break/kitchen areas means you will be working in a modern, comfortable environment.

We pride ourselves on taking care of our team and pay above industry average.

Our full-time nurses complete their hours over a four-day workweek, so that you will have three days per week off to enjoy a healthy work/life balance. Our area is renowned for its beautiful Coromandel beaches, host of outdoor activities and busy café/food scene. Whangamata is located within easy driving distance of Tauranga (1h15min), Hamilton (1h40min) and Auckland (2h).

Ideally, you will have some nursing experience, though a new/recent graduate with the right attitude will also be considered. A recognised nursing qualification is a must, as we are working toward BestPractice Accreditation.

If you are interested in the role, please send an email, along with your CV and references to brandy@corovets.co.nz

Applications will be considered until the successful candidate has been found.


Wadestown Veterinary Clinic & Cattery, Wellington (posted 31st October)

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We are seeking a qualified veterinary nurse with at least 2 years' experience to join our inner-city companion animal practice in Wellington. We are independent and locally owned. We pride ourselves on providing quality veterinary care for our patients and have fostered an environment of dedicated and friendly clients and staff. We are a supportive workplace and encourage CPD.

The position is full time (4 days) and there is flexibility with the hours and days worked.  No Saturdays are required and you will have one day off per week. There is no after-hours work and we are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Our rate of pay is very competitive and dependent on what skills you can offer in this role. NZVNA membership and CPD allowance included.

If you're a motivated, talented, qualified Veterinary Nurse and share our passion for delivering outstanding support to our veterinarians, patients and clients, then we would love to hear from you!

Please direct enquiries or expressions of interest (cover letter/CV) to Amisha Patel, amisha8@gmail.com.

www.wadestownvet.co.nz


The Vets Epsom, Auckland (posted 28th October)

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VETERINARY NURSE - Qualified with experience

THE VETS
Epsom, Auckland

Big shoes to fill here!

Sadly one of our long term, much loved, nurses is leaving us for the South Island. So we are searching for a multi-talented, qualified, experienced vet nurse with excellent communication skills.

About The Vets;

Our practice is family owned, established over 25 years in the heart of Epsom, Auckland. We've proudly provided care for multiple generations of families and are blessed with wonderful clients who seek a high level of care for their pets. Patient and client care is a real emphasis of our practice.

We provide an environment where you are well rewarded, your opinion is listened too, valued and where you are encouraged and supported to develop areas of special interest.
Our team is a fun, friendly and supportive one. We are lucky to have a super team of dedicated vets and nurses who work closely together and all support each other. They genuinely love what they do. 

The practice is well equipped with a dedicated sterile theatre, dental and digital x-ray, full in-house Idexx lab & more. 

And for you;

If you would like to find out more about us or are interested in finding out more about the role please don't hesitate to get in touch (in strict confidence) on 021 532870.

Applications, along with a cover letter can be emailed to russell@thevets.net.nz


Animal Referral Centre, Auckland (posted 28th October)

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ECC Nurse – Team Leader

Why work for ARC?

Skills and experience
The successful candidate will:

Job benefits and perks

About us:

Animal Referral Centre (ARC) is a busy, growing, private small animal specialist/emergency practice established in 2016. We are independently owned and operated and have specialists in small animal surgery, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, oncology, cardiology and neurology.

We have all the equipment you would expect in a modern referral veterinary hospital including full in-house laboratory suite with Radiometer, multiparameter patient monitors, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, underwater treadmill, mechanical ventilation, on-site CT, and dedicated cat and dog receptions, consulting rooms and wards. We have a dedicated dermatology receptionist.

To apply please contact: anna.gavin@arcvets.co.nz


Veterinary Specialists Aotearoa, Mount Albert, Inner South-West Auckland, NZ (posted 28th October)

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Emergency Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

VSA is looking for you

Have you:

These are all perfectly normal reservations when thinking about making the big leap into an emergency hospital environment.

Here at VSA we want to provide all veterinary nurses the opportunity to improve on their nursing skills by creating a welcoming and supportive family environment. We pride ourselves on the opportunities available here at VSA and want to ensure everyone is given the chance to upskill and work in an environment where you get active and grow.

What does this mean for you?

Other VSA employee benefits

Please apply if:

Are you curious but still a little unsure? You will be welcomed in to look around the hospital, and we can discuss what opportunities we have available.

Our Mount Albert hospital is growing and moving to bigger and better facilities in Henderson in Dec/Jan! Come and join us as we start on our next adventure in our new purpose-built hospital.

If you are interested or just would like to know more, please apply with your Cover letter and CV to: taryn.bargiacchi@vsnz.co.nz



Vetlife Timaru, Southern Canterbury Region (posted 25th October)

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Vetlife:

Vetlife is a large privately owned veterinary practice with 23 branches throughout the South Island, providing our customers with a friendly high-quality service. Vetlife Timaru is a large busy clinic, offering a full range of companion animal services. The team of vets and nurses are frequently involved in a variety of surgeries from desexing, orthopaedic to pregnancy ultrasound, and they are looking for an experienced nurse to join their team who enjoys a fast pace and can operate confidently within a professional environment.

The ideal candidate will have certificate or diploma level nursing qualifications or be finishing their diploma this year, and the hands-on experience to deliver high quality nursing care.

Timaru is situated midway between Christchurch and Dunedin in the South Island. It has a great swimming beach and is a gateway to the lakes and ski fields.

About the role:

Skills/Experience/Attributes:

Benefits:

To Apply:

If this sounds like the challenge for you, please apply including your resume and a covering letter outlining with this is the position for you to rachel.inch@vetlife.co.nz


Vetlife Ashburton, Mid Canterbury (posted 18th October)

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VET NURSE POSITION

Vetlife is a large veterinary practice with 23 branches throughout the South Island, providing our customers with a friendly high-quality service.  Vetlife Ashburton is a large busy clinic, offering a full range of companion and production animal services.  The team of vets and nurses are frequently involved in a variety of surgeries, and they are looking for a motivated nurse to join their team who enjoys a fast pace and can operate confidently within a professional environment.

Ashburton Vetlife is situated in Ashburton, a large town an hour south of Christchurch in Mid Canterbury.  Mt Hutt ski field, numerous walking/bike trails and lakes are located nearby.
The ideal candidate will have certificate or diploma level nursing qualifications or be finishing their qualifications this year, and the hands-on experience to deliver high quality nursing care.

About the role:

Skills / Experience / Attributes:

Benefits:

To apply:

If this sounds like the challenge for you, please apply including your resume and a covering letter outlining why this is the position for you to rachel.inch@vetlife.co.nz


Energy Vets Taranaki, North Taranaki (posted 7th October) 2 Positions

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Veterinary Nurse Position

A new vacancy has arisen in our two-branch practice for an additional experienced veterinary nurse with either a certificate or diploma qualification. We are a large mixed practice in North Taranaki with a significant Companion Animal component. We have 5 full time small animal vets and 7 small animal nurses all working from two well-appointed veterinary clinics.

Our practice values good communication, teamwork and patient advocacy. Computer literacy is essential as is good time management.

The position is full time and does include occasional weekend duties on a rostered basis.

Saturday Nurse

In addition to the above vacancy we have an opening for a Saturday Nurse. A veterinary nurse qualification to certificate or diploma levels would be considered. You would be on a 1 in 2 roster to be the Saturday nurse assisting the duty veterinarian based mainly at the Waitara clinic.

Confidence, great communication and time management skills are essential. Computer literacy and previous experience in mixed practice is an advantage for this position.

If you are interested in either of these positions please apply in writing to:

Nurse Vacancy, Energy Vets Taranaki.

enquiries@energyvets.co.nz

Greg Hall
Managing Director
06 7567228


Pet Doctors Manurewa, South Auckland (posted 6th October)

Veterinary Nurse - Full Time

Pet Doctors Manurewa is a small animal veterinary practice providing veterinary service at the highest level, with an established core of committed clients. Our clinic has been part of the community for over 40 years and we cater to all of South Auckland including the suburbs of Manurewa, Manukau, Takanini, Papakura, Drury, Waiuku and Pukekohe.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time, Practice Manager/Vet Nurse to join our busy team. Working 40 hours per week, including 1 in 3 Saturdays; the right candidate will have excellent leadership skills, essential in order to support our established team. This position would ideally suit a Senior Veterinary Nurse with previous management experience.

What’s on offer?

What we are looking for:

Apply Now!

Send your CV & Cover letter to: elise.quin@vet.partners


Abbotts Way Veterinary Clinic, Remuera, Inner City Auckland (posted 6th October)

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Join our incredible team at Abbotts Way Vet Clinic!

We’re looking for a full time or part time Vet Nurse with any level of experience. We have a great supportive team of 6 nurses (combination of senior & junior) & 5 vets and 3 support staff. We are flexible on days/hours as we understand how important a work/life balance is.

Our team makes it a priority to take breaks, finish on time as much as possible, have regular communication and look after each other.

What’s on offer?

What we are looking for:

Clinic Hours:

Apply now!
Email: elise.quin@vet.partners


Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists, Mt Albert, Inner Auckland (posted 6th October)

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Veterinary Nurse

We are looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our friendly Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists team. This is busy and varied role which involves high-level nursing care for and monitoring of compromised/critical patients, catheter placement, phlebotomy, and playing an integral part in diagnostic procedures.

Our skilled nurses have a high level of autonomy and a commensurate level of backup from the wider team. This is a great opportunity to expand your skills; to be involved with endoscopy, oncology, transfusion medicine and more in a supportive, fun environment. 

We are a dedicated and welcoming team who work in conjunction with the North Shore Emergency and Critical Care to ensure the best care for our fuzzy friends. 

What we offer:

Qualities we are looking for:

If you have a desire to learn, to further develop your skills and want to work with a great team in a supportive professional work environment email your CV and cover letter to: shannon.reed@internalmedicine.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


King Country Vets, Piopio, Waitomo District (posted 28th September)

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Position: Veterinary Nurse

Contract: Permanent, Full OR Part Time

Hours: 8am-5pm

Location: Kings Country Vets, Piopio

King Country Vets (previously Atkinson & Associates) is a true mixed practice based in the King Country currently seeking a motivated, compassionate, fully qualified veterinary nurse with an excellent work ethic to join our team.

Open to experienced or new graduate applicants.

We have a cleaning assistant available in afternoons to assist with kennel duties.

No rostered afterhours or weekend work.

Equipped with in-house blood machine, digital x-ray and ultrasound.

Responsibilities include but not limited to...

Our ideal candidate must:

Please email a cover letter and your CV to Cathryn Peacocke, Human Resources, cathryn@piopiovets.com.nz


Veterinary Specialists Aotearoa (VSA) Sylvia Park, Auckland (posted 27th September)

Emergency Veterinary Nurse

VSA is looking for you

STOP!!!! Do you have over 12 months of qualified clinical experience and want to earn a minimum of $30 per hour?

Have you:

These are all perfectly normal reservations when thinking about making the big leap into an emergency hospital environment.
Here at VSA we want to provide all veterinary nurses the opportunity to improve on their nursing skills by creating a welcoming and supportive family environment. We pride ourselves on the opportunities available here at VSA and want to ensure everyone is given the chance to upskill and work in an environment where you get active and grow.

What does this mean for you?

Other VSA employee benefits

Let our current staff tell you about what it’s like working at VSA, after all, they are the people who make VSA the place it is, and we want to open our doors and welcome in the new generation of nurses.

Please apply if:

Are you curious but still a little unsure? You will be welcomed in to look around the hospital, and we can discuss what opportunities we have available.

Don’t delay we only have a limited number of positions available.

Please note this offer is only currently available at our Sylvia Park Hospital.

Have a look at our website: www.vsahospital.co.nz and take a further tour through our hospital.

If you are interested or just would like to know more, please apply with your Cover letter and CV to: taryn.bargiacchi@vsnz.co.nz


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