Veterinarian Technologist /Technician

Totally Vets

Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Mar 15

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Our Business

Totally Vets is a dynamic veterinary company, providing services and products in the Manawatu, Tararua, Horowhenua and Taumarunui areas for companion animals, equine, and production animals. 

Our business thrives on talented people providing superior care and advice for the health, wellbeing, and performance of animals. Our business is committed to achieving a challenging Mission. When you join us, you become part of that effort. 

We are a client centric business and put our customers and patients at the heart of everything we do. You’ll be in a great working environment, part of a friendly team and be provided with great benefits and opportunities for CPD within the wider business. We offer a comprehensive induction and development program.

The Role

We have a vacancy for a Vet Tech to join our busy mixed animal clinic based in Levin. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out a variety of farm calls predominately for our dairy, lifestyler and small holding clients. This may include: calf disbudding, blood sampling, condition scoring, repro work, vaccinating, locomotion scoring and tail scoring. Lifestyle block work often includes vaccinating, drenching, weighing, and creating preventative health plans for clients. Our senior techs perform pregnancy scanning, functional hoof trimming, treating lame cows, first aid and follow up care of down cows in addition to the above tasks.
  • Manage lab samples coming into the clinic, and carry out a large range of in-house lab work from milk cultures to faecal egg counts
  • Giving advice to farmers and lifestylers when they come into clinic
  • Providing excellent standards of care for our patients and clients
  • Anesthetic monitoring and carrying out procedures in clinic with large animals

We are looking for a person who has the following qualities:

  • Applicant will ideally have a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology, but if you have a tertiary qualification and relevant experience, please apply
  • Can work in a team, but who is equally confident to work by themselves
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An excellent standard of customer service
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a passion for animal health and wellbeing
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Have initiative and a pro-active work ethic

This position is a full-time position, Tuesday to Saturday inclusive.

Please apply with your CV and cover letter.

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