Locum Small Animal Veterinary

Rangiora Veterinary Centre

Canterbury, New Zealand

Locum/ Temporary

Veterinary Surgeons

Sep 21

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We have a small animal veterinary locum position available. The position has flexibility in terms of days and hours of work, and the type of work you want to undertake, from consults, surgery, or hospital shifts or a combination.

About us:

Our vision is simple: to be The Centre of Veterinary Excellence and Innovation and we are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and driven team player to help us achieve this. Our goals are set around Care, Community, Communication and Continuous Improvement.

We are a proudly independent, private practice and have been serving our North Canterbury community for over 50 years. With 34 vets and over 50 support staff, we work closely as a team to deliver a wide range of services. We are proud of our purpose-built, state of the art clinic which includes one of New Zealand’s few 24-hour hospitals with 2 large theatres, a dental suite, 20 walk-on kennels, 6 consult rooms and a separate cattery all built to Best Practice Hospital Standards.

Our team is truly dedicated to offering excellence in patient care, client service and staff wellbeing. We work hard on maintaining a close, friendly team where we value active discussion and sharing of ideas.

Find out more about us at http://www.rangioravetcentre.co.nz

About you:

Our values are Excellence, Empathy and Respect, Team and Community and Innovation. If you share these values and you enjoy developing strong relationships with clients, working in a supportive and collegial environment and have a desire to see your clients and patients thrive, then this is the job for you!

In this exciting position we want you to grow and find your own 'niche' of services that you want to excel in. We are seeking applications from GP vets who want to undertake work in consults, surgery, or hospital shifts or a combination of these, you will be working alongside colleagues with post-graduate qualifications in dentistry, ECC and surgery.

About the Position:

The position has flexibility in terms of days and hours of work.

You will be supported through an experienced and passionate support staff team including a VTS anaesthesia tech and physiotherapy/rehabilitation team onsite.

The small animal hospital is staffed 24/7 including a dedicated after-hours team, so your patients and clients get the care they need whatever the hour, and we are very well resourced with all the equipment you would expect from a hospital standard practice.

We can offer the successful candidate the following:

  • Competitive Remuneration
  • Inhouse CPD opportunities
  • Personal career development is strongly encouraged, the size of the practice allows for special interests to be pursued and these are actively supported

Rangiora is a great place to live, work and play! This is a fantastic opportunity for you and the rest of the family. Applying for this position could be the best decision you've made in a while!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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