Vet Nurse

Totally Vets

Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Nurses

Mar 18

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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. 

We have a vacancy for a Vet Nurse to join our busy companion animal hospital based at our Levin clinic. We run a well-equipped hospital offering a wide range of surgeries and advanced treatment options for our clients. 

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 CPD within the wider business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing excellent standards of care for our patients and clients
  • Assisting with consultations
  • General nursing and clinic administration tasks
  • Utilise technology and equipment management
  • Assisting with anaesthesia surgical procedures
  • Monitoring care of patients and follow up after surgery

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

  • An enthusiastic level of customer service
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to show empathy and respond to customer and patient needs
  • A Veterinary Nurse Qualification with proven clinical skills
  • A passion for animal health and wellbeing 
  • Your team skills will be excellent, and your ability to relate well to both customers and colleagues.
  • You must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment whilst maintaining a friendly and enjoyable working atmosphere
  • Have initiative and a pro-active work ethic

This position is a full-time position, which includes participation in a weekend clinic roster and some late nights. 

Please apply via Seek before 31 March 2021 with your CV and cover letter.

A copy of the job description is available on request. For more information, please email Brenda Lineham, Clinic Manager at 


The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a veterinary nurse?

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