Small Animal Veterinarian - West Coast, New Zealand

Clinical - Companion Animal · Hokitika, Westland
Department Clinical - Companion Animal
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time, permanent and experienced Small Animal Veterinarian at our Hokitika Clinic.  Hokitika is known as the Cool Little Town with two lakes, a major river, rugged mountains and its wild coastline.  Hokitika offers easy access to nature experiences and is surrounded by beautiful West Coast scenery that is some of the best New Zealand has to offer, so if you enjoy the outdoors this would be a fulfilling and enjoyable experience for you.


About us:

As a part of VetNZ Ltd, West Coast Vets brings you a quality of service and information that is recognised worldwide as being truly first class. We are a progressive animal health business seen as a leader in its field, with clinics based throughout Southland and West Otago, a sister clinic in Greymouth also operating as West Coast Vets and a clinic in Morrinsville in the Waikato, operating as Vet Clinic Morrinsville. We provide an extensive range of veterinary services to dairy clients, as well as to other production animals, working dogs and companion animals.


Our Hokitika and Greymouth clinics are only half an hour apart, with a fantastic network of support staff comprised of veterinary technicians, nurses and retail staff across both clinics.  Together our two teams provide veterinary service to the entire West Coast from Haast up to Reefton, and our clients are renowned as a loyal and friendly bunch.


What we offer:

  • Innovative schemes and developments
  • Specialisation opportunities
  • Research
  • Strong CPD support
  • Expansion and growth opportunities
  • Awesome leisure and lifestyle opportunities


We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and we work hard at keeping them passionate and enthusiastic about what they do. Being a vet should be a challenging and enjoyable experience, and we can provide you with opportunities to develop your interests and career. 


Our mission is to provide better veterinary services for rural NZ, so just as important as what we do, is how we do it. We value our team loving what they do, making sure we get the job done right, always being one step ahead, and always in it together.


If you would enjoy a role that provides you with variety, a great team environment, plenty of support and a great roster, then apply now!

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  • Location
    Hokitika, Westland
  • Department
    Clinical - Companion Animal
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced