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We are hiring! We are seeking a Vet Nuse / Vet Assistant.

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About Us                                                                

New Plymouth Vet Group (NPVG) is the largest practice in New Plymouth. Conveniently located in the centre of town we boast seasoned vets and utilise the latest technology and equipment. Our mission is to provide unrivalled and compassionate veterinary care that considers the personal needs of both animal and owner.


The role

To keep up with the demand of our busy practice, we are seeking an energetic Vet Nurse / Vet Assistant who can cover all aspects of general veterinary nursing. From reception/administration and retail duties, assisting with clinical diagnostic procedures, in-house pathology, setting up X-rays, hospitalisation and nursing care of in-patients, anaesthetics and surgical assistance for routine and non- routine procedures.

This is a full-time position working Tuesday to Saturday with rostered days off on Sunday and Monday.


About You

We are BESTPRACTICE accredited and pride ourselves on high quality veterinary care for our patients and exceptional client service and patient care at all levels. You will therefore be someone who shares these values.

This position would suit someone who thrives in a busy environment and someone who can turn their hand to a multitude of tasks, all while keeping a smile on their face and prioritising our clients needs.

Your work ethic, enthusiasm for life and willingness to pitch in to help those around you will be critical to your success in this role.

To be considered for this position you will also be someone who:

  • Holds a Diploma in Vet Nurse or have equivalent experience.
  • Has a keen willingness to positively contribute to the overall success of the team and to NPVG.
  • Has proven experience in a customer facing role.
  • Has the resilience to cope in busy and high-pressured environments.

We offer medical insurance for staff along with generous discounts for staff purchases/vet care.

If you have the relevant skills, attributes and passion to work for us, please submit your CV and cover letter online via seek here:

Apply online now! Applications close 12 March 2021

We will be reviewing applications as we receive them, so if you’re interested in working for us we encourage you to apply immediately.

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