Vet Jobs New Zealand - Wellington

$80,000 - $120,000, DOE - Small - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 3239 Date Posted: Thursday 15 Oct 2020
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Salary: $80,000 - $120,000, DOE

Package: MANZCVS membership scholarships available worth $10, 000, generous CE budget, paid VCNZ Registration, visa sponsorship for you and dependants if applicable, relocation allowance if applicable​

Type of Work: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Job Details:  Are you keen to do mostly surgery and spend your week doing what you love? This practice have a group of clinics, and are looking for an in-house surgeon to refer to. There is also opportunity for you to grow our other vets’ surgical skills if you love to teach and mentor. Your expertise and specialist interest skills will provide our patients an option outside of referral practice, and allow our eager grads and experienced Vets the opportunity to continue learning and advancing their skills and knowledge alongside you!

Where: We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Vet with a special interest in surgery to join this awesome, busy multivet practice in Wellington. The clinic has a large team with an incredible caring and positive culture who enjoy fast paced small animal practice. Wellington is known as the cultural hub of New Zealand, famous for its award-winning restaurants, tucked away bars, quirky cafes with awesome arts and music at your fingertips. Wellington was recently named “the coolest little capital in the world” by Lonely planet. It has everything from golden sand inner city beaches, to action packed adventures like mountain biking and kayaking. It’s a great place to call home.

About you: Naturally, you’ll be passionate about doing the best for your patients, and skilled in a range of surgeries including orthopaedics. They are looking for a rockstar vet helping to lead their clinics into the future. Your enthusiasm and passion for your patients and clients is important to us, and you must enjoy working as part of a team.

You’ll also have:

  • A recognised Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent qualification
  • Proficiency in all-round medicine and surgery in companion animal practice
  • Special interest surgical skills e.g. orthopaedics is beneficial, but not essential
  • Ideally you will have a certificate or membership in surgery, or be working towards achieving them (we can help with this!)


If you are interested in this role and require further information please contact: [email protected]


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