South Wairarapa Veterinary Services is seeking a full time (or four day a week) equine veterinarian for an ambulatory position starting March/April. Caseload is very varied and includes racing, sport horse, pleasure horse, hunting, farm hack, ponies, donkeys and miniatures. The position is a fixed term maternity cover but has a high chance of becoming permanent for the right candidate.
The position is a well paid position with extra remuneration for race days and all after hours call outs. We pay NZVA and VPIS registration fees, provide a 4WD vehicle, and all gear required. The clinic boasts state of the art equipment including full in house IDEXX laboratories, digital radiography, wireless endoscope, new BCF turbo and sonosite scanners, powerfloat, and epona temperature monitoring device and a stitch in foaling alarm.
We have hospital facilities (stables, yards, paddocks, mare and foal crush) and a team of equine techs and nurses ready to help.
You would be working with three other experienced equine vets in a practice that employs 19 vets. You would not be expected to do any work other than equine work.
South Wairarapa Veterinary Services pride ourselves on looking after all staff and providing a happy and vibrant workplace. We have a practice culture second to none that promotes well being and encourages a good work life balance.
The practice is in the heart of the Wairarapa, nestled in vineyard country and surrounding by sensational tramping/hiking and only a short trip to the coast for excellent fishing, diving and surfing scenes. The Equine Hunt is an active group in the area, and hunting occurs regularly on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the season, including kids hunts. Schooling is excellent in the area and the cost of living is reasonable. We are close to Wellington, Palmerston North and Hawkes Bay, situated on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
For further information, please send an expression of interest and your CV to email@example.com.
Veterinary qualifications that are registered in New Zealand
Additional Salary Information: afterhours fees additional and racedays paid additional
About South Wairarapa Veterinary Services
South Wairarapa Veterinary Services is a large practice that employs 19 vets. We have a strong focus on well being and work life balance for our vets. We strive to produce a happy healthy vibrant and fun workplace.
We strive for a higher standard of clinical practice and are the leading animal health team in our area.
We have new equine hospital facilities and an experienced friendly team of equine vets.