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Experienced Veterinary Nurse – Full time Position

10 December 2019 - 12:44pm -- katie


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


This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic vet nurse to join our Masterton team.


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


This role would suit an experienced veterinary nurse with strong clinical and interpersonal skills to join our companion animal team in one of New Zealand’s fastest growing regions. We are a mixed practice, with clinics in Masterton, Carterton, Martinborough and Featherston.  We ensure our staff have support across our four locations.


South Wairarapa Vets offers

  • An awesome 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. We have a high ratio of experienced skilled veterinary nurses to veterinarians.
  • We encourage our nurses to be willing learners and to contribute to a nursing team that is patient focused, professional and committed to excellence.


South Wairarapa Vets needs you to be

  • An experienced vet nurse with a recognised veterinary nurse qualification
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skill, be bright and friendly
  • An ultimate team player, with a positive attitude, to fit into a dedicated nursing environment
  • Able to demonstrate organisational skills required in a busy clinic  



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 by car or train.


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.


Remuneration, based on experience. Please send in your application and this will be viewed immediately, applications close 17th December. The start date is January 2020 or negotiable.


Please contact Dinah Cox, Support Staff & HR Manager on dinah.cox@swvets.co.nz