Companion Animal/New Graduate Veterinarian

Rappaw Veterinary Care

Wellington, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Surgeons


Nov 3

Organisation/clinic: Rappaw Veterinary Care

Location: Wellington

Position type: Full-time Companion Animal Veterinarian/New Graduate Veterinarian


  • Position start date to be negotiated

Rappaw Veterinary Care is a privately owned veterinary business based in Porirua and Tawa, Wellington and have been part of the local community for nearly 30 years. Our services are of the highest possible standard and we pride ourselves on our experience, expertise, and the continuous care we provide our patients.

We have an upcoming vacancy for a veterinarian to join us in a full-time role. The role is responsible for delivering clinical care to the practice's patients and client care to their owners. This includes making all interactions with clients fully focused on delivering exceptional service, value, and bringing warmth to the clients. We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly veterinarian with great people skills. New graduate veterinarians are encouraged to apply.

It is an exciting time to join Rappaw with the opening of our new Veterinary Hospital in the next few months. Our new hospital has seven spacious consulting rooms, two surgical suites, dental suite, large treatment area, digital x-ray, high-end ultrasound, and in-house lab for blood work. The hospital will be supported by clinics based in Plimmerton, Tawa, and Whitby.

Our talented veterinary team includes membership qualified veterinarians with whom you will learn new skills and discuss cases and be provided with comprehensive clinical support. You will also be working alongside our highly experienced veterinary nursing and client services teams.

What we offer...

  • CPD and Membership is actively encouraged and supported.
  • We are a non-corporate clinic who offer flexibility and support for our large team.
  • New graduate veterinarians will be supported by a mentor.
  • Extended appointments are also made for new graduates to encourage developing skills.
  • We provide admin time throughout your working week.
  • We offer excellent remuneration in addition to no on-calls after-hours.

If you would like to apply, or have any questions about the advertised role, please email your CV and cover letter to Emma Scott, Practice Manager at

Applicants for this position must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa and must be registered with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.

Applications close - January 22nd, 2024

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Rappaw Veterinary Care

Rappaw Veterinary Care