Veterinary Jobs & Vet Nurse Jobs – VetEnt Vacancies

Enquiries for veterinary jobs always welcome!

Looking for veterinary jobs including vet nurse and veterinarian jobs? VetEnt, New Zealand's largest group of vets, has vet clinics for dairy farmsdeer/cattle/sheep farms and pet animal services all over NZ.

State-of-the-art technology, lab facilities and innovative animal health education programmes provide an excellent learning environment for new graduate vets, while experienced pet and farm vets enjoy working in a passionate team. Please browse our veterinary job vacancies – we welcome enquiries for vet nurse and veterinarian jobs from both local and international applicants.  

 

To find out more information please email our careers team, or apply directly below.

 Administration Support 

Located: Lincoln/ Leeston

About the role:

We are currently looking for an energetic Full-Time Administration Support to join the team at VetEnt Leeston and Lincoln.  You will be part of the busy team in a high tempo environment, providing exceptional customer service to farming and companion animal clients.  The role involves working at our Leeston clinic and our Lincoln clinic, including working on a rostered Saturday basis.

This role will involve but is not limited to

  • Providing welcoming and friendly customer service
  • Assisting customers with retail/product sales and queries
  • Accurately logging sales into our computer system and charging the customer using the preferred payment system, i.e. eftpos, credit card or cash
  • Maintaining a clean and well-presented retail area
  • Carrying out varied administrative tasks and assisting the clinic co-ordinator and other management where required
  • Assist with handling and restraining animals when required
  • Managing the appointment diary for the team
  • Assisting with stock takes, goods inwards/outwards

To be successful in your application we require someone with great relationship skills, time management, attention to detail and reliability. You will also need to be keen, enthusiastic and willing to get involved. Experience in a retail environment, knowledge of the rural sector and animal health products would be an advantage, as would a veterinary nursing qualification.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, apply now.  Applications close Sunday 26th August 2018 at 5pm.

To learn more about Veterinary Enterprises Group Ltd (VetEnt), please see our website:  www.vetent.co.nz

Applications close Sunday 19th August at 5pm.

Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

Supply Chain/ Accounts Payable  Assistant 

Located: Te Awamutu 

About the role:

We are currently looking for a Supply Chain/Accounts Payable Assistant to join our finance team based in our head office in Te Awamutu.

This is a full time role that requires someone who is keen, enthusiastic and willing to get involved in a wide range of duties within the team.  

Previous experience in an office environment including data entry is desirable, as is knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  The successful applicant will have an eye for detail and a can-do attitude.

Your duties will include

  • Placement of orders to ensure stock is available for veterinary and retail usage
  • Receiving, verifying, and entering supplier invoices into the accounting system
  • Matching supplier invoices/quotes with purchase orders and investigating variances
  • Processing orders through the appropriate systems on a daily basis
  • Reconciling supplier invoices to monthly statements

This role is a busy position in which the volume of work will be high and there will be a variety of additional tasks to keep you challenged.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, please click on the link.

Applications close 5pm on Friday 24th August 2018.

For more information about VetEnt, please see our website: www.vetent.co.nz

Applications close Sunday 19th August at 5pm.

Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

Regional Business Manager

Located: Central Otago 

About the role:

We are seeking a business leader who has strong management background to fill the role of Regional Business Manager based in Central Otago.

Reporting to the CEO, this key role is accountable for the financial management and the business performance of our veterinary clinics in the Central Otago region. You must be a proven manager who can work with professionals and use your business acumen to achieve regional business goals and deliver on customer expectations. Your leadership will provide mentoring, coaching and performance management with your direct reports as part of implementing operational excellence.

You will provide pragmatic and discerning leadership to the existing team, lead the business development activities and ensure that the operations of the clinic teams deliver at the quality and productivity levels required to maintain bottom line performance in balance with top line growth.  

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • 5 years + line management and leadership experience
  • Experience with management accounting and financial reporting
  • A sound understanding of the key drivers to deliver operational excellence
  • Ability to offer insights that significantly improve the business and financial objectives
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Customer focussed
  • Experience in the animal health or veterinary sector is not essential however must have a track record that demonstrates business acumen and leadership.

Veterinary Enterprises Group Ltd (VetEnt) is one of New Zealand's largest veterinary companies operating 21 vet clinics across the country. The veterinary industry is continually changing and we strive to ensure our equipment is state of the art and our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We have a research division as well as subsidiary companies providing consultancy for managed grazing operations, milk quality and sheep and beef productivity.  

Applications close Sunday 19th August at 5pm.

Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

Operations Manager

Located: Te Awamutu

About the role:

This is a pivotal leadership role, which will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the VetEnt clinical business. The successful applicant for this role will provide strategic input and management across the variety of divergent functions and business activities.  

Working to the strategic and financial objectives as set by the CEO, the role will seek to achieve optimum profitability by providing the direction, leadership and guidance to the business unit managers and staff with a drive to deliver operational excellence.  

The Operations Manager will have primary accountability for the provision of operational management support and assistance to the regional management team and business unit managers. You will lead the delivery of the monthly business and financial performance and will manage the budgeting and forecasting processes.

This is a senior management role and that requires the skills to be able to influence, challenge and provide high quality, valued management advice to the business units. Ideally, you will have experience working for a large corporate business at a senior management level with the demonstrated experience and ability to lead and drive a performance culture.

You must have a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree (BVSc or a recognised equivalent) and a level of skill commensurate with a minimum of 10 to 15 years’ experience with significant strategy and business development. 

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, apply now.  Applications close Monday 6th August 2018 at 8am. More information about VetEnt can be found at www.vetent.co.nz.

Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you! 

Vet Nurse

Located: Queenstown

About the role:

We are seeking qualified and experienced Veterinary Nurse to join our companion animal team in our well equipped, modern purpose built clinic. This is a full time position including rostered Saturdays.

Our ideal candidate will also possess the following attributes and skills:

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team
  • Keen to drive the nursing role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care
  • Great communication skills
  • Compassionate, understanding and friendly with an outgoing personality!

To be successful in your application we require someone with great relationship skills, time management, attention to detail and reliability.  You will have a Certificate or Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

Applications close Sunday 15th July 2018 at 5pm. Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz, we would love to hear from you!

 Companion Animal Veterinarian 

Located: Leeston

About the role:

The veterinary industry is changing continually, our equipment is state of the art and many of our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We proudly provide these nationwide in modern vet clinics alongside rural and urban communities. To help us to continue to do this and maintain our market leading position, we are looking for an experienced Companion Veterinarian to roll up their sleeves and join our Leeston clinic. 

This is a fixed term position based mainly at our Leeston clinic for approximately 8 months while an employee is on leave with the potential to turn into a permanent role in the future to work at our Lincoln and Leeston Clinics.   The successful applicant will work 20 to 30 hours per week with the possibility of additional hours.  We require a flexible Veterinarian who can work at our Lincoln clinic, if required.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • 1 – 5 year’s veterinary experience (mixed animal experience would be an advantage)
  • You should be organised self-motivated, enjoy learning on the job if need be and have a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A strong customer service ethic

VetEnt stands for "Veterinary Enterprises Group." We are one of New Zealand’s largest vet companies, and operate from 21 vet clinics around the clock. Join our team and you will have the support of 80 vets nationwide. The combined knowledge pool and purchasing power of the VetEnt group guarantees our clients the best expertise and advice, competitive prices on products and product availability even in times of high demand. If you thrive on juggling a number of tasks at any one time, you will enjoy achieving in our environment.

If you have a passion for providing innovative animal health solutions, are client centric and results driven, this is the right role for you! Please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.n

Large Animal Veterinarian

Located: Ashburton

About the role:

VetEnt Ashburton (Riverside) has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic large animal veterinarian to join our team! This is a full time position which requires a candidate who is a team player and is willing to get involved in all aspects of veterinary work.
We are looking for an energetic team player who will complement our team well.  Ashburton is a perfect location for anyone who wants the best of both worlds with access to countless outdoor recreational activities including skiing – there are several well known ski fields nearby. It is a great area for families and keen outdoor enthusiasts.

Our clinic is well equipped and has a great team of progressive nurses and veterinarians.  Our Large Animal caseload is predominantly dairy with scope to get involved with deer and sheep & beef.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • 0 - 5 years veterinary experience. (Graduates welcome to apply). 
  • Experience in dairy work is ideal, although not a deal breaker
  • 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.

VetEnt stands for "Veterinary Enterprises Group." We are one of New Zealand's largest vet companies, and operate from 21 vet clinics around the clock. Our mission is to provide exceptional service to the communities which we serve.

The veterinary industry is changing continually, our equipment is state of the art and many of our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We have a research division as well as subsidiary companies for Grazing and Mastitis Consultancy which allows our employees opportunities to grow and maximise their potential. We proudly provide our services nationwide in modern vet clinics alongside rural and urban communities.

Join our team and you will have the support of 75 vets nationwide. The combined knowledge pool and purchasing power of the VetEnt group guarantees our clients the best expertise and advice, competitive prices on products and product availability even in times of high demand. If you thrive on juggling a number of tasks at any one time, you will enjoy achieving in our environment.  To maintain our vision to be New Zealand's leading provider of animal health and productivity services we need you!

If you have a passion for providing innovative animal health solutions, are client centric and results driven, then this is the right role for you!

If you wish to discuss this position further, please phone Brett Pope on 027 6156762.

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz

Large Animal Veterinarian

Located: Timaru

About the role:

Are you passionate about dairy, but still have an interest in sheep, beef and deer work? Do you enjoy working in a friendly, close knit practice? Are you highly motivated to providing top service to clients? Do you want a bit of autonomy and freedom? Look no further, your perfect job awaits you!

VetEnt Timaru is very excited to offer an opportunity for a large animal veterinarian to join our fun, energetic and progressive team. VetEnt Timaru is large animal practice and is supported closely by the team at Ashburton.

This role would suit someone who has a couple of years (or more) under their belt and who is looking for the next step. There is potential for growth at this practice and it could suit a vet couple who want to job share.

The seaside city of Timaru is 2 hours south of Christchurch and offers an exciting position for those that enjoy the outdoors. The city is situated at the doorstep of many inland lakes where water skiing, boating, hunting and fishing are popular summer pastimes. At least five Central South Island ski fields are within easy distance.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • 2 – 5 years veterinary experience
  • Experience in dairy work is ideal, although not a deal breaker
  • 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

A bit more about us:

VetEnt stands for "Veterinary Enterprises Group." We are one of New Zealand’s largest vet companies, and operate from 21 vet clinics. Our mission is to provide exceptional service to the communities which we serve.

The veterinary industry is changing continually, our equipment is state of the art and many of our services and products are innovative and ground breaking. We have a research division as well as subsidiary companies for Grazing and Mastitis Consultancy which allows our employees opportunities to grow and maximise their potential. We proudly provide our services nationwide in modern vet clinics alongside rural and urban communities.

To maintain our vision to be New Zealand’s leading provider of animal health and productivity services we need you! We are looking for experienced Veterinarians to roll up their sleeves and join our Timaru clinic. 

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position, please apply by emailing careers@vetent.co.nz

 

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