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VETERINARY LOCUM AGENCY

Long established Agency assisting in the placement of Veterinarians, Vet Nurses and Vet Technicians in both locum and permanent job vacancies. New Zealand based and operating nationwide. Flexibility with location is advantageous. Feel free to contact me:    

Paddy Currall (Ms)
Ph: 03-3371051
Email: paddy.currall@xtra.co.nz                              
www.vetsolutions.co.nz

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Vet Nurse– Mainly Small Animal Practice on Waiheke

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

We require the services of a small animal vet nurse. This is a permanent full time position, but the hours are flexible.

Our team is close knit and extremely professional. An important part of our work is the great relationship we have with our Clients and their pets and take the time to encourage this 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 Nurse and hold the diploma in vet nursing. You will need to 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.


12/6/19

 



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Full Time (Fixed-Term) Veterinary Nurse, Gisborne
 

We want a fantastic Veterinary Nurse! We are looking for someone talented and enthusiastic to join our companion animal team in our well-equipped, modern purpose built clinic. We are a proactive and progressive team who strives for the best care and service every day. We are looking for a team mate to join us on this adventure into our bigger, brighter, better future. This is a full time position including rostered Saturdays for approximately 10-12 months, to cover parental leave.

To be successful with your application, you will have a Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team
  • Keen to drive the nursing role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care
  • Great communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and driven
  • Passionate about patient care and the client service experience.
  • Compassionate, understanding and friendly with an outgoing personality!

If you believe you have the above skills and qualities and you would like to be considered for the role then we would love to hear from you.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please email careers@vetent.co.nz to apply.

Applications close 30th June 2019.

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

 

12/6/19

 



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Part-Time Veterinary Nurse/Support: Turangi/Taumarunui

We want a fantastic Support staff member/Veterinary Nurse! We are looking for someone talented and enthusiastic to join our companion animal team in our small but busy clinic. We are a proactive and progressive team who strives for the best care and service every day. We are looking for a team mate to join us on this adventure into our bigger, brighter, better future.

This is a part-time position for two-three days per week working at our clinics in Turangi and Taumarunui, with potential for further casual hours if needed.

Turangi is a small but well-appointed clinic, nestled on the shores of Lake Taupo with great access to rivers and forests; it is a popular trout fishing, hunting and tramping destination. The clinic has a steady companion animal business and a large animal caseload that is predominantly sheep and beef.

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team
  • Keen to drive the nursing role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care
  • Great communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and driven
  • Passionate about patient care and the client service experience.
  • Compassionate, understanding and friendly with an outgoing personality!

To be successful in your application we require someone with great relationship skills, time management, attention to detail and reliability. A Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing will be an advantage.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz.

Applications close on 10 July 2019 at 5pm.

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

 

10/6/19

 



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Clinic Manager Aorangi Vets - Geraldine

The Company

Aorangi Veterinary Services Ltd is an established veterinary practice supplying over 40 years of quality veterinary service in South Canterbury. Our clinics are located in Geraldine, Fairlie and Timaru. We have a great team and are focused on providing the best service for our customers and improving the health and welfare of all animals we deal with.

The Position

We are looking for a person to fill a permanent position at our Geraldine Clinic. You will be responsible for taking care of our customers and their requirement, as well as ensuring organisation of the clinic and the vets.

Our Geraldine clinic has a mix of dairy, sheep, beef, deer and companion animal clients. We run 6 full time and 2 part time vets and 5 support staff.
 

The role is full time 40 hours per week Monday – Friday with a rostered Saturday morning clinic 1 week in 4.

We are looking for someone with:

  • At least 2 years experience in mixed animal practice
  • Previous reception experience
  • A veterinary nursing background would be an advantage
  • Experience in staff management and comfortable in this role with an ability to relate to all staff and ensure needs are met
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Confident using computer software
  • pproachable, personable and empathetic with a passion for customer service with an enthusiastic approach, plus a willingness to learn and take on responsibility
  • The ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task, remain calm under pressure and be detail orientated
  • Knowledge of farming practices and large animal products

What the role requires:

The clinic manager position is focused on efficient operation of all clinic activities on a daily basis. The clinic manager holds the lead role in managing bookings, vet resources, support staff, co-ordinating services, prioritising work flows and managing client expectations.

This is a reception based position. The Receptionist is a pivotal person in the veterinary practice environment as they are the first point of contact with clients and visitors. Therefore, he/she provides front line reception services, and assists and communicates with staff accordingly.

Clients should feel that they have been dealt with in a friendly, courteous manner and that all that can be done for them has been done. “Going the extra mile” is our philosophy.  The internal focus is liaison with staff and communication of patient expectations, needs and any other issues that require attention.

We need a multi-tasker with exceptional customer service skills and product knowledge. We are looking for someone who manage the daily running of the clinic while connecting with our clients and ensure they have the most positive experience possible.

Why should you apply?

  • Good hours
  • Great people
  • Lots of support
  • CPD opportunities
  • Good location – handy to lakes, ski fields and the sea

Interested?

For further information or to apply please contact:

Fiona McCarthy
Aorangi Vets - Highfield
P O Box 4013
Highfield
Timaru
Ph (03) 687-9381

Email fiona.mccarthy@aorangivet.co.nz

www.aorangivet.co.nz


7/6/19
 


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Large Animal Technician  - Geraldine

The Company

Aorangi Veterinary Services Ltd is an established veterinary practice supplying over 40 years of quality veterinary service in South Canterbury. Our clinics are located in Geraldine, Fairlie and Timaru. We have a great team and are focused on providing the best service for our customers and improving the health and welfare of all animals we deal with.

Our Geraldine clinic has a mix of dairy, sheep, beef, deer and companion animal clients. We run 6 full time and 2 part time vets and 5 support staff.

The Position

This is a permanent full time position primarily as a large animal technician with associated administration tasks, but also providing reception and nursing cover as required. As the technician role is not an all year round position there will be opportunities for you to lend a hand in other areas around the clinic.

The role is full time 40 hours per week Monday – Friday with a rostered Saturday morning clinic 1 week in 4.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A completed Rural Tech qualification
  • Previous experience in a veterinary or farm environment
  • A veterinary nursing background would be an advantage
  • Competent computer knowledge
  • Good communication with strong organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to work well within a team environment and also independently
  • Ability to multi-task, remain calm under pressure and be detail orientated
  • Knowledge of farming practices and large animal products

What the role requires:

The rural tech role is predominately dairy related with tasks including but not limited to blood testing, body condition scoring, disbudding, teat sealing, vaccinating and metrichecking, and there is a related data recording and reporting aspect. There will also be times when you will be required to work with sheep, beef and deer.

The candidate we are looking for should be physically fit with good large animal handling skills and be able to strike up a conversation with all involved in the farming sector.

You 
must able to work independently and also well in a team environment, be well organized, motivated and self driven, with good computer and communication skills.

There will be times when you need to assist at reception or in the surgery, so customer service skills and product knowledge are essential to succeed in this position.

Why should you apply?

  • Good hours
  • Great people
  • Lots of support
  • CPD opportunities
  • Good location – handy to lakes, ski fields and the sea

Interested?

For further information or to apply please contact:

Fiona McCarthy
Aorangi Vets - Highfield
P O Box 4013
Highfield
Timaru
Ph (03) 687-9381

Email fiona.mccarthy@aorangivet.co.nz

www.aorangivet.co.nz

7/6/19

 



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Veterinary Nurse: Te Awamutu

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

This is a part-time position for two days per week, and also rostered Saturdays with potential for further casual hours as needed.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team
  • Keen to drive the nursing role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care
  • Great communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and driven
  • Passionate about patient care and the client service experience.
  • Compassionate, understanding and friendly with an outgoing personality!

To be successful in your application we require someone with great relationship skills, time management, attention to detail and reliability. You will have a Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz.

Applications close on 18 June 2019 at 5pm.

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

 

4/6/19

 



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Vet Nurse

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

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Vet Nurse to join our friendly Companion Animal team at our busy Taumarunui clinic. We are looking for a driven vet nurse in a full time, permanent position in our well-equipped mixed practice clinic.

Located in the Ruapehu district, with the Whakapapa ski field, Timber trail and Wanganui river right on our back door step, there is plenty of scope for outdoor adventure. Taumarunui is a provincial town where the cost of living is still reasonable and is a growing community with very friendly locals and lots to offer.

The successful applicant will be working in a team with 2 other vet nurses, 4 veterinarians and 4 reception staff. Our clinic has a new digital x-ray, multi parameter anesthetic monitoring and a well-equipped laboratory including in-house biochemistry. We have a newly renovated kennel room and separate isolation facilities.

What we offer:

  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Competitive wage
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • NZVNA registration

We are looking for a person who has the following qualities:

  • Diploma or certificate in vet nursing
  • Experience preferred but not required.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Passion for animal health and wellbeing.
  • Ability to work in New Zealand
  • Team player with great communication and a good sense of humour!
  • An enthusiastic level of customer service
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to show empathy and respond to customer and patient needs
  • Your team skills will be excellent, and your ability to relate well to both customers and colleagues.
  • You must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment whilst maintaining a friendly and enjoyable working atmosphere

This is a full time position which includes participation in the after-hours roster.

Please apply by email or post, including your current CV, by Monday 10th June 2019, to:

Briar Reardon
Clinic Manager
Email: briar.reardon@tvg.co.nz

A copy of the position description is available on request.


21/5/19

 



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Full Time Veterinary Nurses Required!

We are seeking Veterinary Nurses to join our teams in our well-equipped clinics in Ashburton, Wanaka and Alexandra. They are full time positions, including rostered Saturdays.

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team
  • Keen to drive the nursing role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care
  • Great communication skills
  • Compassionate, understanding and friendly with an outgoing personality!

To be successful in your application we require someone with great relationship skills, time management, attention to detail and reliability. You will have a Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered, please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz.

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

 

17/5/19

 



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Senior Veterinary Technician/Nurse - Equine

College of Sciences, Palmerston North

Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a permanent, full-time, qualified senior veterinary technician or veterinary nurse who has experience working with horses. This position supports our busy equine primary and referral practice, which includes a large equine hospital and full surgery facilities.

This position provides leadership and supervision to the veterinary technicians and other support staff at the Equine Clinic. It also provides technical support for clinicians in animal care, medical, surgical, diagnostics, and teaching.

You will be involved in teaching veterinary and veterinary technology students so you must have a passion for imparting knowledge and practical teaching.

To be successful for this position you will have experience in developing and implementing processes and systems in a veterinary clinic.

You will be expected to work a 37.5 hour week, but must be prepared to work overtime and outside of normal hours of work as this position involves being on-call afterhours as part of a roster system.

You will be an experienced team leader, able to respond quickly to changing priorities. As well as motivated, customer-focused (internal and external), and possess excellent communication and organisational skills. The successful candidate must also have a commitment to their own professional development.

Enquiries may be directed to Jennifer Taylor, Large Animal Practice Manager, at j.taylor5@massey.ac.nz or phone +64 6 9518322

Applications close: 7 June 2019
Reference number: CS_SVS_179_04/19

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz

 

16/5/19

 



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The North Shore Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care are looking for a PART- TIME veterinary nurse to join the team.

NSVECC provides emergency and critical care services for Auckland’s’ North Shore, Rodney and Warkworth. You will be part of a dedicated emergency team providing after hours service.

If you are looking for a fulfilling, exciting and rewarding job in emergency veterinary nursing, on a part time rota, then this is the job for you!

You will be working on a rostered basis with 25 to 35 hours per week which includes, evening, weekends and night shifts.

Skills and Experience:

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent )
  • Have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience post qualification in practice.
  • Preferably be experienced in emergency and/or critical care nursing.
  • Love the variety of the workload and working at a quicker pace.
  • Show a high standard of care to our patients and to our clients.
  • Be driven to continue to learn new skills
  • Be a team player

If this sounds like you and you want to work alongside experienced vets and nurses on a variety of intensive care cases, then come and join our team.

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to

Kelly McFarlane, Practice Manager

Kelly.mcfarlane@nsvecc.co.nz


13/5

 


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Do you love animals? Are you a happy people person and a qualified Vet Nurse? Read on for your dream role!

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including medical and life insurance
  • Professional Development plan
  • Fun, collaborative, team environment

We are seeking a full time permanent veterinary nurse. You will work closely with the veterinarians and other team members to provide an efficient, professional service. You will work in a purpose built, modern and well equipped facility which sees a large and varied caseload, and is located only five minutes from the famous Redwoods forest.

You will have:

  • a Veterinary Nursing Diploma/Certificate with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a veterinary clinic
  • proven practical nursing skills
  • advanced interpersonal skills coupled with a high level of integrity and enthusiasm
  • knowledge of small animal veterinary products/drugs
  • strong computer & stock management skills (experience with VetLink would be an advantage)

You will be responsible for:

  • On-selling additional products/services and OTC items to our customers
  • Providing informative training on products/ services to our customers
  • Background administration

Established in 1944 Vetora Bay of Plenty a leading provider of veterinary services in the Central North Island. With 4 clinics, 14 surgeons, 8 nurses and 10 support staff we cover the whole spectrum of animal health from companion animals to farm livestock, deer, and alpacas.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

To apply for this job go to:
http://vetora.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies/
and enter ref code: 4672751
Applications close 30th May 2019


9/5/19


 



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Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

Looking for Sunshine, Surf, Sand and a Great Lifestyle?

Our small animal practice is located in the beautiful sunny community of Waihi Beach. We are looking for a qualified veterinary nurse to join our amazing team.

We continually strive to provide the highest possible care for all our patients and each member of our team play a critical role in helping us to achieve this.

The clinic is NZVA Best Practice accredited and fully equipped with in-house laboratory diagnostics, ultrasound, digital x-ray, dental machine, Pennhip certified and is supported by visiting specialists.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have small animal clinic experience with a vet nursing qualification or new graduate
  • Be a great communicator and enjoy being part of a high achieving team
  • Have experience using Vetlink (but not essential)
  • Be passionate and enthusiastic about veterinary medicine
  • Have a fabulous sense of humour

In return we can offer you:

  • A rewarding, fun and family cultured work place only two minutes from the beach
  • Support in ongoing continuing education and training
  • NZVNA registration
  • Staff rewards
  • Great coffee

This position is ideally full time. Flexible part time hours will be considered for the right candidate.

If you would like to work in the BEST place in New Zealand please forward your CV to:

reception@beachvets.co.nz

2/5/19


 



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Whangaparaoa Veterinary Centre is looking to replace one of our wonderful Nurses who is moving .

We are offering a full time position for an experienced, people orientated Nurse who likes to work with the public and wants to take on a major role in client communication, nurse clinics, and stock control.

Please send a CV to monique@wvet.co.nz


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26/4/19


 



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Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

A part time position has become available for an experienced small animal veterinary nurse to work in the Saturday team at our Waitara clinic. This is a permanent part-time (Saturday) position however some casual weekdays may be available. Our Waitara clinic is open every Saturday except Public Holidays for routine consultations and emergency surgery.

The successful applicant will need to be experienced in all aspects of veterinary nursing including anaesthetic monitoring, in-house blood analysers, hospital care and reception. The nurse needs to be a good communicator, adaptable and have initiative to deal with a busy clinical caseload. Saturday clinic work hours will be 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

For further information please contact:

Greg Hall
Managing Director
Energy Vets Taranaki Ltd
06 7567228

gregh@energyvets.co.nz


23/4/19

 




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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:

  • Hold at minimum a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent)
  • Have at least 2 years of clinical experience
  • Be available for working evenings, nights and weekends on a rotating roster
  • Be passionate about providing a high standard of care to our patients
  • Show an active interest in continued learning

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
Veterinary Nurse Manager
darien.pukepuke@animalemergency.co.nz     


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