Are you a dedicated Veterinary Nurse looking for a career opportunity in a picturesque coastal setting? Come join our dynamic veterinary team in Mangawhai and blend work with a more relaxed lifestyle.

Privately owned and operated, The Vet Centre have five clinics covering the Kaipara and Bream Bay regions of Northland. Our team of compassionate and skilled veterinary professionals all share a common goal - to provide top notch care for pets.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We’re on the hunt for a Diploma qualified Veterinary Nurse, with at least two years experience, to provide exceptional nursing care and support to our patients.

What you’ll do:
  • Carry out veterinary nursing procedures under the guidance of our talented veterinarians
  • Assist with surgical procedures and monitor anaesthesia
  • Collect and submit diagnostic samples
  • Assist with X-rays.
  • Patient monitoring and treatment.
  • IV catheter placement
  • Conduct veterinary nurse consults, offering pet owners guidance on pet healthcare, nutrition and wellbeing

Mōhou ake - About you

You’re a motivated, compassionate and positive individual who can effortlessly juggle a range of veterinary nurse tasks. With a can-do and will-do mindset, you consistently aim to enhance customer experience, ensuring the best care for your patients.

Reliable and flexible, you have proven ability to find solutions. A natural communicator, you easily build strong, mutually respectful relationships with diverse stakeholders, contributing to a positive and collaborative work environment.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

We are a fast-growing mixed veterinary practice, providing services to both companion and production animals, with close to 50 employees. Formerly the Otamatea Veterinary Club, we are now operating as an independent practice. All of our owners work in the business, and we are well supported by the management team at Franklin Vets

We invest in our team, and you will receive full training and support with opportunities to develop your veterinary nursing career.

Northland is a great place to live, with high sunshine hours, a variety of outdoor activities (kayaking, surfing, fishing, cycling, tramping etc.), and multiple white sand beaches. Enjoy walking and cycling trails, scenic native bush and the tranquillity of rolling green hills. Forget about traffic jams – here, you can have it all, stunning beaches, natural beauty, while still close enough to Auckland if you miss the city lights.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

If you are keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and embrace a lifestyle that combines a fulfilling career with the perks of coastal living, please apply online with your CV and a cover letter telling us more about you and what you will bring to the role.