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Companion Animal Veterinarian - Full or part-time position

10 December 2019 - 12:45pm -- katie

Make a great career move and join our dynamic team today!


This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic veterinarian to join a progressive practice.


This role would suit a companion animal veterinarian with strong clinical and interpersonal skills to join our companion team in one of New Zealand’s fastest growing regions.

  • Work with energetic and motivated colleagues
  • Progress in an environment providing a high level of care and service
  • Enjoy your lifestyle in the beautiful Wairarapa


We are a mixed practice, with clinics in Masterton, Carterton, Martinborough, and Featherston. We promote collegiality and ensure our veterinarians have support across our four locations. We have our own ‘Practice Health” workplace wellness programme, including structured vet to vet mentoring. 


South Wairarapa Vets offers

  • An exciting career opportunity working in a friendly, skilled team environment. We value our people and our culture. 
  • We provide all the mod cons including digital x-ray and full IDEXX in-house laboratory at each site. We have extensive surgical equipment with TTAs and major orthopaedics being performed in top quality surgical facilities.
  • As an incentive we encourage our veterinarians to develop in their areas of special interest and provide a CPD allowance. We pay for NZVA membership and VCNZ registration.
  • A high ratio of experienced skilled veterinary nurses to veterinarians.


The Wairarapa offers

  • Beautiful scenic surroundings based in the heart of the lower North Island. 
  • Our stunning coastline and rivers are a playground for fishing, swimming, diving, camping, biking and scenic views. The Tararua Ranges are a hive of activity for tramping, hut stays and a series of short walks.
  • The Wairarapa is famous for our balloon & wine festivals and community-based produce markets. We are home to many gourmet and locally sourced foods. 
  • The Wairarapa offers affordable real estate, great schools and a rural lifestyle. Our region attracts many families and has strong social and sporting opportunities. 
  • All this while only being an hour away from Palmerston North and Wellington. 


Our mission statement - South Wairarapa Veterinary Services are a caring team of veterinary professionals focused on excellent client service. We support lifelong learning with collegial support to strengthen and grow both individuals and the business. We strive for a vibrant and fun workplace.


We offer a competitive remuneration, based on experience. The start date is now or negotiable. We look forward to receiving your application. 


Why not come join us?


Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Dinah Cox, HR Manager dinah.cox@swvets.co.nz