Veterinary Nurse

Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre

Waikato, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Nurses

Nov 24

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About Us:

Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre is a full-service equine clinic located in the heart of Waikato. With our state-of-the-art facility and highly experienced team, we cater to all equine athletes and leisure horses with eleven veterinarians, eleven nurses and nine office staff. We enjoy working as a team and providing the best possible service and care to our patients. 

The role:

This is a permanent, full time role including working on our roster for on call evening and weekend work. As part of our nursing team, you will be involved in many aspects of equine nursing including in field work, surgical nursing, daily in-patient care, and emergency cases. 

Skills and Experience:

- A confident, motivated individual with great communication and interpersonal skills. 

- High attention to detail.

- Physically fit with the ability and experience in handling a variety of horses (foals, racehorses, yearlings, sport horses, ponies etc.). 

- A hard working, diligent and reliable person who can take initiative and work effectively.  

- Competent numeracy and literacy skills. 

- Passion for delivering high standards of care for our equine patients and ability to empathise. 

- Ability to learn and be flexible in a fast paced working environment, with great multitasking skills. 

- Qualification or previous equine experience in veterinary nursing i.e. Diploma in Veterinary Nursing/Bachelors Degree of Veterinary Technology (or similar) would be extremely advantageous. 

Working with us: This role gives you the opportunity to work together with a group of highly professional, passionate and skilled colleagues in a fun working environment. We are exceptionally proud of our clinic, and our ideal candidate will be proud to work with us, and therefore ensure our equine patients are beautifully cared for.


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