Large Animal/Farm Animal Veterinary Technician

Rangiora Veterinary Centre

Canterbury, New Zealand

Part time

Mar 1

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Large Animal/Farm Animal Veterinary Technician – Fixed Term/Casual Contract

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 facilities and equipment to ensure we meet Best Practice Hospital Standards.

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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 team environment and have a desire to see your clients succeed, then this is the job for you!

In this exciting position we want you to grow and develop services that you want to excel in. The ideal applicant will have a strong interest in dairy practice and a veterinary technician, veterinary nursing or a dairy farming background would be advantageous.

About the Position:

We have a number of roles available, both for fixed term positions (covering the period April – June 2022) and casual positions. Days and hours of work can be adjusted to suit successful applicants.

This is an exciting role in which you will be delivering a top level of service to our loyal clients and further developing the dairy side of the business. The position is predominantly dairy in addition to some lifestyle block work.

Your core work will include:

  • Working alongside our tech team assisting with dry off in cows and heifers for clients

You will be supported by a team of vets and technicians and your input will be sought, valued, and respected. You will have attention to details and be able to perform tasks to a high standard and be physically fit with good large animal handling skills.

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