Head Veterinary Nurse

Vet South

Invercargill City, Southland, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Nurses

Mar 8

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Are you a Head Veterinary Nurse, looking for a new role with an innovative and professional team? Or an experienced Veterinary Nurse looking for the next step in your career?

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced Head Veterinary Nurse to join our supportive and friendly team based in our Invercargill clinic. This is a full-time role, reporting to the Senior Veterinarian, to ensure the efficient function of surgery/hospital facilities and to provide effective veterinary nursing assistance to veterinarians. Also to provide effective leadership and work enthusiastically with the veterinary nursing team to help maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies are adhered to at all times whilst providing outstanding patient and client care.

VetSouth is a progressive animal health business seen as a leader in its field, with eight clinics based throughout Southland and West Otago, two sister clinics in Greymouth and Hokitika, operating as West Coast Vets and one clinic in the beautiful Waikato, Morrinsville operating as Vet Clinic Morrinsville.

Why VetSouth is where you want to work!!

VetSouth brings you a quality of service and information that is recognised worldwide as being truly first class, and therefore are looking for someone who loves great customer service and is passionate about standout animal care.


  • Are an innovative company - we are always looking for new and better ways to do things
  • Have professional and vibrant teams - our enthusiasm is contagious!
  • Do varied and exciting work - no two days are the same!

You will have:

  • A Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical nursing skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Become part of our professional small animal departments and work with our passionate veterinarians and vet nursing teams.

Just important as what we do, is how we do it. So we value our team loving what they do, making sure we get the job done right, always being one step ahead, and no matter who they are, they are always in it together.

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Applications close 22 March 2021.

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