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Experienced Veterinary Nurse

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Job Listing Date
25 Feb 2019
Canterbury, North Canterbury
$20 - $24.99 per hour
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

Rangiora Vet Centre has 25 vets and 42 support staff across three clinics situated in idyllic countryside just 20 minutes north of Christchurch. It has served the community for over 50 years and continually strives to deliver excellence to its very loyal clients.

Proud to be one of only four of New Zealand’s only BESTPractice Accredited hospitals, we are dedicated to offering excellence in patient care, client service and staff wellbeing. We work hard on maintaining a supportive team culture and encourage our staff to develop and grow their passions.

We are looking for a qualified nurse to join our team. The position is full time, Monday to Friday with a rostered Saturday. Your nursing skills will be well utilised and you will be well supported by a team of 20 skilled and fun nurses.

The position is varied and interesting and involves hospital and critical care nursing, surgical rosters, mentoring junior nurses and client relations.

The ideal applicant will have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience and have advanced nursing skills, customer service skills will also need to be top notch.

You will need to be enthusiastic, adaptable and proactive and be committed to providing a first-rate service that exceeds our BESTPractice Accredited hospital standards. We are very well resourced with all the equipment you would expect from a hospital standard practice.

We are situated on the door step of Christchurch with less than an hour from Canterbury’s natural play ground that provides skiing, fishing, boating, mountain biking, hunting, and hiking.

We would love to hear from nurses interested in hearing more about our special place to work. Applicants must have as a minimum a certificate in veterinary nursing and must have the necessary NZ residency status or work visa.

Please send your cover letter and CV by Friday 29 March 2019 to:-

Craig Perriman

Practice Manager

Rangiora Vet Centre

E-mail –

Phone – 021-0348383


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in veterinary nursing?
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)

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