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Companion Animal Vet

Northland Veterinary Group has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Companion Animal Vet to join our well established practice.

Come and join our much-loved Small Animal general practice, where you will feel happy to walk through the door each day! We have a happy and kind team, loyal clients and long-standing connections with local veterinary specialists, allowing you great professional satisfaction. Whangarei is almost always sunny and with a wonderfully diverse community, you can enjoy a wide range of cultural experiences.

About Us:

We are a positive, kind, and cheerful environment with a qualified and professional team, all of whom truly enjoy their work, with a caring Team Leader whose priority is always her staff. We have a great team of happy, well-supported and supportive nurses who make a vet’s job a dream! We provide the perfect environment to offer outstanding care to families and their small friends and gain a high standard of professional satisfaction.

Northland Veterinary Group is a mixed practice, multi-clinic environment that services the whole of the greater Whangarei district. You will have a varied and interesting case load. We are Best Practice accredited. The practice is well equipped including digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray, fluid pumps and IDDEX.

About the role:

As a respected member of our friendly team, you will have the opportunity to develop a close working relationship with our loyal clients and their small friends, whilst being encouraged to work up cases and take them through from initial presentation to resolution. Each day you will be supported and mentored through an interesting mix of consulting, treatment, and surgical responsibilities.

This is a permanent position with approximately 1:6 afterhours roster

(CA only) with days off after a weekend worked. Full or part-time applicants will be considered.

We value CPD and will support attendance at CPD that is relevant to the needs of the practice.


Northland is a great place to live and raise children. We have high sunshine hours and quick access to many beautiful beaches. There are many outstanding fishing and diving activities. Whangarei (NZ) is a rapidly growing area where you can enjoy the café, art and culture scene.  We have an extensive and beautiful coastline with easy access providing year round, hiking and horseback riding etc. Whangarei is only 2 hours from Auckland, and our houses are still affordable.

Its time to apply:

If we sound like a good fit we would love to hear from you. Please send your cv through to gailt@northvets.co.nz