Large Animal Vet, Ashburton

Location: Ashburton  |  Canterbury  |  New Zealand
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Ashley Nichol
Job Reference: VLNZ1
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time
  • Ashburton, Canterbury
  • 10 vet clinic looking for a large animal veterinarian
  • Main focus on Dairy with some work with sheep, beef and lifestyle blocks

Who are we?
We are a large, progressive veterinary business providing services to a range of clients throughout New Zealand. Within our companion and production animal vet clinics there are a range of rewarding vet positions and other veterinary related employment opportunities. As a group of 17 clinics, we appreciate the value of our people and with over 200 employees, spend much time and effort ensuring their needs are met. Professional development is high on the list of priorities and we invest in this area to allow people to grow in their roles. We have a great workplace where the celebration of success is encouraged. A focus on teamwork creates a supportive environment and enables success and the achievement of province and team goals. A career with us is an exciting journey, that offers challenge and opportunity. We’re always keen to hear from people interested in joining our team.

The Role
As a production veterinarian you will work as part of a team of passionate professionals dedicated to providing high quality, leading edge service to our clients. You will have the opportunity to network and share expertise with colleagues to develop your own knowledge and skills and to drive the thinking of the practice forward. You will have access to formal development opportunities both within the practice and externally and to learn “on the job” by contributing to projects, research and through mentoring.

The Ideal Candidate
We have a range of opportunities for graduates through to experienced practitioners. You may wish to maintain a broad range of skills and experience or you may have decided to specialize in a specific are of clinical practice. As a larger practice with branches that each have their own personality and demographic, we can match your career and lifestyle goals to a role that will best suit your needs. What all candidates will have in common is the strong desire to reach their full potential as a vet, build a progressive and satisfying career and develop a proven track record in client engagement and satisfaction. Strong interpersonal skills both with clients and within your team will be a must.

The Location
All our branches are located down the east side of New Zealand’s South Island, from Culverden in North Canterbury through North Otago, Mackenzie country and into Central Otago, all with various focuses on small, mixed, large or dairy.