Part time Veterinarian

Pet Doctors

Dunedin, New Zealand

Part time

Veterinary Surgeons

May 17

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Exciting new opportunity for a Part time Veterinarian, to join a great team of vets in beautiful Dunedin on a maternity contract.

Pet Doctors The Gardens is located in Dunedin, New Zealand, on the southeast coast of the South Island. Surrounded by dramatic hills and at the foot of the picturesque Otago Harbour, Dunedin is one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere, commonly referred to as the Edinburgh of New Zealand. Dunedin has a lot to offer, being a University City with a Scottish Heritage, beautiful architecture, vibrant restaurants and bars, scenic beaches and a short drive to ski fields and Queenstown. To learn more about our beautiful location, please visit

Pet Doctors The Gardens has been established for 31 years and we have a great team of Vets, Nurses and client relations staff who work hard to understand and provide to the needs of all small animal pets. Our staff are friendly and dedicated to delivering a high standard of care and service with a large retail!

Our clinic is seeking a Veterinarian on a part time basis for a 12-month maternity contract, with commitment and passion for quality practice and high standards of care, along with a great team spirit. This is a part time position working approximately 28 hours per week. The ideal start date would be the 14th of July 2021 for a period of 12 months.

The Hours:

This position is 3 days per week (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) plus 1 in 4 Saturdays. Pet Doctors The Gardens are part of the shared after-hours roster in Dunedin to allow for a more balanced working life.

What we can offer you:

  • Generous remuneration depending on experience
  • Working with a supportive team that treat each other like family
  • Access to one of the strongest networks of veterinary professionals
  • Endless opportunities with the possibility of working across any one of our NVC clinics in Australia and New Zealand.

What you can offer us:

  • BVSc or equivalent, and registration to practice in New Zealand
  • Experience in surgery
  • A commitment to provide exceptional patient care
  • Ability to oversee the caseload and work autonomously
  • Exceptional communication to both our external and internal clients.
  • Strong client relationship building skills

We believe that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this through having a highly qualified Veterinary Surgeon as our General Manager – Vet Services, who keeps our clinical standards at the forefront of business decisions. We achieve it through our Veterinary Training Centres – industry firsts where we offer practical CPD in everything from behaviour through to orthopaedic surgery – so that you have the skills and confidence to care for every pet who comes through your clinic doors. Click here to see more!

Sounds great! How do I apply?

Please contact Jwan Kattan, Recruitment Specialist via

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