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Vet Job Horowhenua Region NZ - 212,478MH

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LOCATION: Horowhenua Region, New Zealand

TYPE OF WORK: 100% Companion Animal

HOURS: Full Time

AFTER HOURS: 1 in 4 Saturdays

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

JOB NO: 212,478MH

An excellent opportunity has become available for a companion animal veterinarian to join a friendly and professional mixed practice in the Horowhenua region.

The practice has 7 vets dedicated to their companion animal caseload, as well as 2 part time mixed vets.

The successful applicant will work with an experienced team, including senior clinicians who have advanced qualifications and special interests in medicine, surgery and rehabilitation. This large BEST PRACTICE accredited clinic has a varied caseload that will challenge and encourage you to hone and master your clinical skills.

Practice hours:

Mon to Fri, 8am – 5.30pm

Sat, 9am – 3pm

Recent graduates with at least 12 months experience are welcome to apply.

Benefits of the role include:

– A modern purpose-built facility with a great team of vet nurses at your side.

– Amenities including digital x-ray, induction and surgical suites, a dental suite complete with digital x-ray, a full in-house diagnostic lab, isolation ward, and patient rehabilitation and physiotherapy complete with a class IV laser.

– Training and support, as well as plenty of opportunities for developing your skills in a range of areas.

– A four-day work week with one in four Saturdays compensated by a day in lieu the following week

– A friendly, professional, and family oriented practice.

– Great community spirit with plenty of local activities.

Continued education is strongly encouraged to ensure that the service they provide is progressively evolving.

Key attributes of the successful applicant:

– Commitment to client services with a professional attitude.

– Willingness to maintain the highest level of care in a busy practice.

– Good time management and proven organisational skills.

– Great interpersonal skills to build relationships.

– A desire to grow, learn and develop new skills.

The clinic is located within a short drive of Wellington, where referral services are often used, and only 30 minutes drive to the coast. Here, you can enjoy beach walks and mountain hikes or shop at the local factory outlets and antique stores. With a beautiful lake and native forest nearby, this area is also a sanctuary for birdlife.

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For more information, please contact:

Libby Stidwell
Recruitment Consultant