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Mixed Practice Vet Job North Island NZ - 211,231SB2

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LOCATION: North Island, New Zealand

TYPE OF WORK: Mixed Practice (Sheep, Beef, Dairy & Companion Animals)

HOURS: Full Time - 40 hours per week


SALARY: Competitive salary and benefits package

JOB NO: 211,231SB2

Are you a passionate and dedicated veterinarian who is looking for a truly mixed role working predominantly in sheep and beef, and working dogs as well as some dairy and companion animals? Do you want to work in a supportive environment where your skills are valued and your professional growth is encouraged?

A practice on New Zealand’s North Island is looking for a veterinarian to join their friendly, close-knit team. This is a full-time, mixed practice position with a shared after-hours roster.

You will see a diverse caseload with a complete mixture of sheep, beef cattle, dairy, and a variety of companion animal work. There is a high percentage of working dog cases, which will allow you to be exposed to and manage exciting surgical and medical cases.

Key responsibilities:

– Bring clients on the journey to improve their animal and farm performance and commit to providing value-adding services to the farmers.

– Build strong, tailored relationships with clients, adding value and offering guidance and support in their animals health journey.

– Provide exceptional veterinary care to patients, ensuring their wellbeing and quality of life.

– Collaborate with a skilled and compassionate team to deliver the highest standards of care.

– Pursue continuing education and stay current with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.

– Contribute to a positive and collaborative workplace culture where every team member thrives.

You will have access to the latest technology in this well-equipped practice. The clinic houses a digital x-ray machine, in-house biochemistry and electrolyte analyser, and the ability to perform Ossability TTA surgery in-house. From a large animal perspective, the team considers their loyal and friendly farmers a major asset and a draw card for any new applicant.

Some benefits of this role are:

– Competitive salary and benefits package – they work with remuneration experts to ensure their pay is competitive and in line with remuneration movements in the industry.

– Opportunities for professional development and mentorship.

– CPD plus study leave – so you can follow your veterinary passions!

– Discounts on wellness benefits for your pets.

– Birthday Leave: Happy birthday! All permanent team members celebrate their way with an extra day off on your birthday.

– An in-house health and wellbeing programme – to support you in taking care of all facets of your wellbeing – at work, home, and beyond.

The practice is located on the North Island of New Zealand in a small rural town. With waterways in every direction, it’s a popular trout fishing and hunting destination. In winter, the town is a cost-effective place to stay if you aim to ski. The area is also popular with cyclists.

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For more information, please contact:

Libby Stidwell
Recruitment Consultant