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Veterinary Director - Full time

Full Time roles in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin

The Vetcare Group is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 17 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 Veterinatians across New Zealand and as Vet Director of one of our Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or Dunedin 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.    

The Vetcare Group 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 and other opportunities with the Vetcare Group email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz

Veterinary Locum

An exciting opportunity for a dedicated and passionate new graduate or experienced veterinarian to join our clinics.

The Vet Care Group 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 require a locum veterinarians with good all round skills to help cover holiday leave and shorter notice sick leave cover at one of our Auckland, Wellington our South Island Clinics.


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

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work individually in a sole charge situation, but also to lead the team are essential attributes
  • Friendly, outgoing, compassionate and empathetic
  • Computer literacy is a must, with working Vision knowledge preferable


There is a focus on providing a high standard of medical and surgical practice, a suite of modern diagnostic and surgical facilities are available to achieve this. 

Late nights, public holidays and weekend work may be required. We will require references from previous employers. All applicants must be able to legally work in New Zealand.

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

The Vet Care Group 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.


The Vet Care Group 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), Dunedin and Christchurch clinics, Part time roles available at our Auckland (Richmond Road, Glen Innes, Glenfield) and Invercargill 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 Associate - Full time

Motivated new graduate or experienced veterinarian – Kapiti Coast

Motivated new graduate or experienced veterinarian – Kapiti Coast - Full Time

Animates Vetcare is NZ’s fastest growing vet clinic network with 17 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for small animal veterinarians who share our vision and passion to make the world a better place through the love of pets by caring for their health and wellbeing to join our team based on the beautiful Kapiti Coast where we have two modern, purpose built practices. The Kapiti Coast offers a unique living experience, being close to Wellington for city life, yet having beaches, rivers and mountains on our doorstep. Kapiti has excellent primary and secondary schools to choose from and the climate is great for an outdoors lifestyle.

Our team are well educated, skilled and friendly.  We have three full time and one part time vet, with different interests, supported by a team of experienced Diploma qualified nurses.  We are looking for someone that will bring knowledge and new ideas to our practice and appreciate the support and experience of our existing vets with ideally 2+ years experience.

We offer all permanent veterinarians ongoing professional development, VCNZ registration, NZVA membership, access to VIN, and opportunities to attend symposiums in Australia to collaborate with Greencross Vets.  We’re also open to discussing flexible and part time working options to meet individual needs.

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. 

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 group to make a difference to our people, clients and pets.

For more information or to apply for the position please email Juliet Davies at HR@vetcaregroup.co.nz