Veterinary Nurse

Job No: NVC473
Location: St Lukes

We have an amazing opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse who is comfortable working with cats and dogs and would like to also develop or showcase their skillset with exotics and wildlife, with a passionate like-minded team!

The job:

In this role, you will be the key nurse for our cat and dog clients and you will also be caring for a variety of exotic animals and wildlife species. If you do not have previous experience with exotics, all you need is an interest in learning and we will help you develop your skillset further! Of course, any previous experience would be beneficial – but the key is to have an interest in the field. In addition, the role will cover reception on a rotating basis, to assist our dedicated client relations while our head receptionist is on maternity leave.  This will give you the opportunity to interact with our clients in a different setting.  The role is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. Our clinic is open 7 days, so there will be rotating weekend shifts, but these will be approximately 3-4 days per month.

A bit about you:

You are a qualified veterinary nurse who is confident working with cats and dogs and you are keen to learn about or work with exotics and wildlife. You are able to work a 40 hour week, with intermittent weekend work, and are passionate about providing the highest standard of care to our patients. You enjoy working in an environment where you will be exposed to a variety of species and understand the importance of collaboration and teamwork when it comes to patient care.

What we can offer you:

As a part of our team, you will:

  • Get the opportunity to grow and learn and we encourage your progression with our industry-leading training opportunities,
  • Have access to our employee assistance program and wellness initiatives, 
  • Be part of a team who are dedicated to the highest standards of care.

A bit about our clinic:

At Pet Doctors St Lukes, we cater to all companion pet species, including cats, dogs, pocket pets, reptiles, birds and everything in-between! We are both a companion animal and exotics practice, and our team is dedicated to providing a high standard of care. Between our 5 vets, 6 nurses, 4 animal care attendants and a dedicated client relations, we are able to cater for the specialised medical and surgical needs of exotics. Our purpose-built clinic and dedicated team also offer boarding facilities for the exotic pets, and a cattery. We are located in an area with plenty of parking and near a variety of shops (as well as the St Lukes mall). We are open 7 days, as we are one of the few clinics in Auckland with special facilities to care for this variety of species.

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