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Head of CA Nursing Services

North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics is a 4 clinic mixed practice located 45 minutes north of Christchurch.  Our location in North Canterbury means we enjoy all the benefits of rural town living, with everything that Canterbury has to offer on our back doorstep. Close to the Southern Alps, lifestyle choices abound with a wide range of recreational pursuits, fishing, boating, tramping, mountain biking, climbing, and we are 1 hour away from some of the best snow skiing in the country.

We are looking for a qualified Veterinary Technician/Nurse ideally with 3-4 years minimum experience in Companion Animal Practice, with an interest in Leadership to apply for our vacancy. This is a permanent position based in the township of Amberley where we currently have 4 vets who are supported by a further 13 vets based at the other 3 clinics. The role will have responsibility for all Nursing services across the 4 clinics and will lead the team of 9 to deliver outstanding patient care in excellent facilities. The role offers a significant scope and potential to further develop your clinical and leadership skills in this exciting Companion Animal Business.

The successful applicant would be working alongside a great team of support staff, experienced Veterinarians, Technicians, Sales Reps and Business Manager. We have a real focus on quality service, dedicated care of the patient and teamwork whilst having fun.

We offer a generous remuneration package:

  • Highly competitive salary & benefits package
  • Relocation Allowance (if applicable)
  • NZVNA fees paid
  • Full support and management training available
  • CPD Allowance plus Individual Development Plan
  • 20 Days Annual Leave per annum
  • Uniform
  • Medical Insurance
  • Staff purchasing privileges

Please email your application to:

Elaine McDuff, HR Manager North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics Ltd

Our Clinics

North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui region.