Veterinarian - junior/recent graduate

Animates Vetcare

Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Surgeons

Oct 12

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Are you looking for an opportunity where you will be supported to grow and develop your Veterinary career as a part of an enthusiastic and friendly team? We can help you be the very best Vet that you can be, cared for by a 100% clinical management team. 

  • We have a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate Vet to join our team in Palmerston North in our well-equipped, purpose-built clinic, with all you need to practice to great standards.
  • Generous CPD allowance including a wellbeing budget to be used at your discretion to ensure you are in the best of health.
  • Flexibility - although a full-time role, we will tailor the hours depending on what works for you and your lifestyle. No out-of-hours-work required.
  • You will be part of a passionate, enthusiastic team, supported by experienced nurses. The lead vet is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon keen to help budding surgeons develop their skills.

Why join Animates Vetcare?

Our clinics take pride in caring for and supporting our teams, just as much as our patients. If you are interested in pursuing a special interest or further qualification, we are right here behind you to help make it happen. At Animates Vetcare you can further your knowledge with post grad studies, or with a MANZCVS membership - we have $10,000 scholarships available now if you are keen to jump into the next stage of your career. We encourage and support attending workshops, conferences, and webinars so you can get to where you dream.

Your support team are experienced Veterinary Professionals who know what good support looks like and understand the highs and lows of clinical practice. We have Regional clinical directors that are exceptional vets on the ground to help, we have Area managers that are qualified nurses, and our support team is made up of practice managers and nurses. Even our General Manager is an experienced small animal vet. We get it. Come experience the difference being led by veterinary professionals.   

Best of all the culture of our clinic’s is one of authenticity, caring and togetherness. We have fun, we care for each other, and we value individuality.  

We put our people first, you won’t find any corporate KPIs or targets here.  

Our Vet-led business values your knowledge and trust that you know the best way to care for your patients, we won’t tell you how to do your job. You will have freedom to prescribe and treat as you know best without agreements limiting how you look after your patients.  

As a Vet we want you to be able to focus your time on what you love and do best, providing gold standard care to your patients.  Our clinics are well-equipped, and if you have an equipment wish list, we make it happen.  

We have 18 clinics across New Zealand.  If you need support on a difficult case, or a second opinion, a wealth of expertise is just a call away to our clinical directors, or your colleague down the road. Even if you are sole charge, you are never on your own.  

Get in touch for a confidential conversation and let’s talk about what a move to Animates Vetcare could look like for you.  Contact Hayley –

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