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Veterinary Director - Full time

Full Time roles in Auckland and Wellington

Animates Vetcare is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 18 companion animal clinics nationwide and we want you to be part of it!  Partnered with Animates and Greencross Vets we offer a unique network to meet the needs of pets.  You will have the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of pets on a national level and be part of a team of professionals that are working together to provide the best and most innovative care for our patients.

As a nationwide group we provide excellent opportunities for knowledge and skill sharing to make our clinics cutting edge.  We do this by encouraging our veterinarians to stay current and providing professional development opportunities to grow their passion and skills. 

We have opportunities for experienced Senior Vets across New Zealand. As a Vet Director of one of our Auckland (Botany Downs, Takanini and Lincoln Road) or Wellington (Miramar) clinics, you will be responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the clinic, ensuring a high level of customer service, patient care and leading a dedicated team of vets and vet nurses. 

If you would like to become part of our supportive and caring environment where individuality is recognised and collaboration encouraged email us today to discuss what you can bring to the cinic to make a difference to our people, clients and pets.    

Animates Vetcare offer enthusiastic individuals:

  • Annual subscription to the NZVA, VCNZ & APC provided
  • Grants towards CPD activities, training courses and symposiums
  • Generous staff discounts at Animates stores and VCG clinics
  • 24/7 support by a dedicated regional manager who is in turn backed up by our national support office 
  • A suite of the very latest diagnostic and surgical facilities

For more detailed information about this role or to apply now please send your CV to Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

Senior Vet Nurse/Practice Manager

We have exciting opportunities for full time Senior Vet Nurse/Practice Manager to join our clinics

Animates Vetcare runs some of New Zealand’s best Companion Animal Veterinary Clinics.  Our team are passionate about animals and their wellbeing.  We are a dedicated group of vets and vet nurses who run clinics throughout New Zealand. Due to continued growth in our organisation, we have an exciting leadership opportunities available at our Botany Downs, Paraparaumu and Invercargill vet clinics for experienced Practice Managers or Senior Vet Nurses with 3+ years’ experience.  The successful candidates will be effective and energetic team leaders ready to drive our business forward through a considerable period of change using dynamic team leadership and strong operational skills.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate the following skills and expertise:

  • Fully qualified Vet Nurse (preferred) with practical experience and confidence in all areas of surgical nursing, anesthesia and patient care at a senior level;
  • A passion and enthusiasm for the veterinary profession and animal welfare;
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations and work unsupervised;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members and build rapport with clients;
  • A great personality and exceptional communication and people skills;
  • The ambition to continually learn new skills and put them into practice;
  • Be comfortable around computers and basic clinic management; and,
  • Be legally allowed to work in New Zealand.

We offer dedicated individuals:

  • An interesting and varied role;
  • Annual subscription to the NZVNA;
  • Grants towards CPD activities and training courses;
  • Generous staff discounts at Animates stores and VCG clinics;
  • Reduced premiums for Southern Cross Health Insurance; and,
  • Working within a fantastic local and national team that encourages peer group support.

To apply now, or arrange to have a conversation for any of these roles, please send your details to HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

Veterinary Associate

Exciting full and part time roles available for Veterinary Associates across New Zealand

Animates Vetcare run some of  New Zealand’s best Companion Animal Veterinary Clinics.  Our team are passionate about animals and their wellbeing.  We are a dedicated group of vets and vet nurses who run clinics throughout New Zealand.

Opportunities have arisen for full and part time Veterinarian to join our well established clinics through out New Zealand.  These are exciting roles for an individuals who wants to be the integral member of dynamic clinics.  The successful applicants will ideally have a minimum of 3 years experience as a companion animal veterinarian with excellent all round skills.  They will relish the opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by highly experienced Veterinary Director.


Animates Vetcare offer enthusiastic individuals:

•  Annual subscription to the NZVA, VCNZ & APC provided

•  Grants towards CPD activities, training courses and symposiums

•  Generous staff discounts at Animates stores and VCG clinics

•  24/7 support by a dedicated regional manager, who is in turn backed up by our national support office


Full time roles available at our Auckland (Takanini, Botany Down, Glenfield) clinics, Part time roles available at our Auckland (Richmond Road, Glen Innes, Glenfield) and Paraparaumu clinics.


If you have the following attributes, we’d love to hear from you:

•  A passion and enthusiasm for the veterinary profession and animal welfare

•  A focus on providing the very highest standards of medical and surgical practice

•  A great personality, exceptional communication & people skills and genuine empathy

•  Computer literacy is a must

•  Legally allowed to work in New Zealand


To apply now  or arrange to have a conversation in confidence, send your details to:  HR@thevetcaregroup.co.nz

Veterinary Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for Vet Nurses to join our Auckland Clinic

Animates Vetcare runs some of New Zealand’s best Companion Animal Veterinary Clinics.  Our team are passionate about animals and their wellbeing.  We are a dedicated group of vets and vet nurses who run clinics throughout New Zealand.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vet Nurse to join our Botany Downs clinic.

To be successful you will need the following skills and expertise:

  • Fully qualified Vet nurse
  • Has at least 1 year of practical experience working in a veterinary clinic
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of high standards of care;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with fellow team members and build rapport with clients;
  • Exceptional organisation and communication skills, and,
  • A positive and friendly attitude

We offer:

  • An interesting and varied role;
  • A dynamic and supportive team environment, and,
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.

To apply now, or arrange to have a conversation for any of these roles, please send your details to HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz