Vet Nurse - Fixed term Contract


Pet Doctors - The Gardens is looking for an experienced veterinary nurse to join our amazing nursing team for a maternity leave contract

Pet Doctors – The Gardens Vet Clinic has been established for 31 years.  We have a great team of Vets, Nurses and Client Relations staff who work hard to understand and provide the needs of all our patients and clients. The clinic also has a large retail area, with our attraction of Molly our Lorikeet.
Dunedin is a region of unique landscapes and fascinating cultural history.  The beautiful picturesque Otago Peninsula, beaches, wildlife, Royal Albatross Centre, castles, dining and shopping are just some of the highlights to see.
Drive only 3 hours up the road to the beautiful Central Otago which holds entry to four ski fields and beautiful lakes in Queenstown and Wanaka areas.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Nurse to join our busy team on a Full-Time basis, committing to 80 hours per fortnight. The right candidate will have a commitment and passion for high-level patient and client care and a passion for customer service. 
What’s on offer?
  • Remuneration commensurate with experience
  • Access to practical training programs through NVC’s purpose-built veterinary training facilities
  • Access to one of the strongest networks of veterinary professionals
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Endless opportunities with the possibility of working across any one of our NVC clinics in Australia and New Zealand
What we are looking for:
  • Experience in clinical Veterinary Nursing with appropriate Veterinary Nursing qualifications or equivalent
  • Exceptional surgical nursing skills
  • An ability to work efficiently, both independently and as part of the team
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated client relationship building skills
  • A hard working and a hands-on approach to your work
  • A willingness to roll up your sleeves and get involved at all levels, with energy and drive
  • Effective time management and organisation skills.
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About us

National Veterinary Care (NVC) a group of over 100 clinics located across Australia and New Zealand. What makes us different?
National Veterinary Care believes that if we put our people first, the results will follow. We achieve this by 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 apply now by applying online with your CV & Cover Letter.