Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Canterbury, New Zealand – Canterbury – South Island

Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Canterbury, New Zealand – Canterbury – South Island

Job title: Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Canterbury, New Zealand – Canterbury – South Island

Company: The Vet Service

Job description: Salary: $80,000+, DOE

Package: Generous CPD allowance, excellent career progression opportunities & professional fees paid.

Type of Work: Lead Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Job Details: This practice is seeking an experienced Companion Animal Veterinarian to roll up their sleeves and join their clinic. This is a full-time position, starting immediately. They are looking for an energetic team player who will complement the team well. They have a team of 7 vets, two or three do CA and LA work. This clinic offers a first opinion service which includes dentistry and will include ultrasound during 2021. They usually refer complex orthopaedics but do have the equipment in house, and they have a clinic now offering iodine 131 and TTA surgeries. Equipment includes dental xray, digital xray, good surgery facilities, two consult rooms, large retail, mindray ultrasound due in 2021, Rx works management system. The roster is very forgiving! There is a great positive inclusive team culture, which creates a very relaxed & no stress environment.

Ashburton is an hour’s drive from Christchurch and an international airport. It provides great cosmopolitan dining, entertainment and shopping. It is family friendly with several great schools and affordable houses. Riverside is a family friendly clinic. Explore and enjoy our ski fields, lakes, rivers and the great outdoors. Settle down, and enjoy the lifestyle you deserve. This clinic’s strength is the array of career advancement opportunities they can provide including training, support, fully funded CPD including membership training for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Surgeons, clinic exchanges and leadership roles.

A four bedroom furnished home with Wi-Fi is available for one month after employment begins. Relocation expenses and remuneration can be discussed.

To succeed in this role you will have the following:

  • Two or more years’ veterinary experience
  • You should be organised, self-motivated, enjoy learning on the job and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A strong customer service ethic

If you are an experienced companion animal vet ready to step up to leadership, this could be the perfect role for you! You will oversee the busy small animal practice as well as immerse yourself in the day-to-day clinical caseload. You will lead a team of nurses and other companion animal vets to continue to grow and develop this modern well- resourced clinic. Treat it as your own. Relish the challenge.

Excited about the possibilities yet? You should be, because you’ll be joining one of New Zealand’s largest veterinary groups, so you can expect plenty of support to do your best work in the role – both in terms of resources and people – and a range of benefits. You’ll step into a highly collaborative work culture that values innovation and future-focused thinking. There’s never been a better time to take the next step in your career. You’ll grow your skills beyond clinical practice and work and live in a location most would envy.

If you are ready for a refreshing change of scene – in more ways than one. You’ll be working in one of the most stunning areas of New Zealand. There’s a huge range of off-the-clock activities available in the region, from snow sports to hiking to fishing.

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Expected salary: $80000 per year

Location: Canterbury

Job date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 06:08:37 GMT

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