North Canterbury Vets is a 4 clinic veterinary business located north of Christchurch. Our location in North Canterbury means we enjoy all the benefits of rural town living, with everything that Christchurch the ‘Garden City’ and Canterbury have to offer on our back doorstep. Close to the Southern Alps, lifestyle choices abound with a wide range of recreational pursuits, fishing, boating, tramping, climbing, and we are 2 hours away from some of the best snow skiing in the country, without the crowds. Christchurch is famous for its gardens, music and cultural events, home of the court theatre, leading schools and the home of Canterbury and Lincoln universities.
We wish to invite applications from veterinarians with an interest in working in mixed practice with an emphasis in Dairy to apply for the current opportunity based in Culverden, however at times there will be opportunity to provide support in our other 3 Clinics. NCVC currently has a team of 16 Vets who work closely with our LA Technicians, Animal Health Sales Reps and our Clinic Support Teams. The role offers great prospects for those wishing to further develop their skills. While this role covers predominantly Dairy, there is ample opportunity to focus on Sheep & Beef, CA, Deer, and Equine etc.
What we are looking for in a candidate:-
Minimum 3 years Dairy experience
Drive to succeed
Passion for providing innovative health solutions
Strong interest in reproduction, mastitis and nutrition
Excellent communication skills
Be a Team Player who is prepared to have fun while getting the job done
What we will offer:-
An attractive salary package which includes Medical Insurance, Phone and Work Vehicle
Paid NZVA Membership Fees
Contribution towards relocation costs
Work with Farming clients to help support their goals with animal care and welfare, and increasing production on farm. Provide veterinary support and services with milk quality consults, lame cow treatments, down cows, nutritional advice, pregnancy testing and scanning, body condition scoring, etc Work with our dedicated sales team to add value to our clients with animal health plans, regular visits, educational seminars etc Assist with small animal clinic with consults, surgeries and emergency medicine etc
North Canterbury Vets operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui District covering from just south of Amberley to the Conway River in the north and to the Lewis Pass in the west. Our clinics are located in Amberley, Cheviot, Culverden and Waikari. We are a mixed practice which deals with dairy cows, beef, sheep, deer, horses and alpacas as well as companion animals. We take pride in the advice and services we offer to our clients.