Employment Opportunities

The collective presence of The Vet Company offers a unique opportunity for members to collaborate in creating a collective, differentiated “brand for talent” in what is a highly competitive environment. 


Please click on the links below to learn more about the opportunities within The Vet Company. 

Emergency and Critical Care Companion Animal Veterinarian


Rangiora, North Canterbury


This is an exciting position in our Emergency Veterinary Hospital where you will be doing emergency and critical care work.

We run a busy hospital with a resident surgeon as well as a referral after-hours facility.

Roster can be tailored to the successful applicant, anywhere up to 3 after-hour shifts per week with rostered hours of between 8 – 11 hours per shift.

You will be well supported by the day staff who end their shift at 7:00 pm, as well as a dedicated emergency and critical care vet nurse team, who will care for the patients through the night.

You may have a post-graduate qualification in veterinary medicine or emergency and critical care or are just very passionate about this type of work. If you thrive on having a busy and interesting medical case load and enjoy working with great clients and other passionate vets then this could be the job for you. Surgical experience will be an advantage.

What we can offer

Based in our Rangiora clinic which is a Best Practice accredited Hospital with a full in-house IDEXX diagnostic suite, digital radiography, endoscopy, videotoscopy and ultrasound.  We now have a brand-new CT scanner on-site and access to an MRI scanner.

You will be well supported by 16 other CA vets and a well trained and experienced veterinary nursing team. Many of our vets and nurses have advanced qualifications in analgesia, anaesthesia, dermatology, surgery, ophthalmology, and dentistry.

We encourage our team to follow their passions and offer a generous support package for CPD.  

We offer several health and wellbeing initiatives, including a budget for you to spend towards your own wellbeing, in addition, we provide access to regular seminars from external providers, and subsidised in-house health and wellbeing initiatives, we have a dedicated well-being committee.

Our purpose and uncompromising ‘Why’ is Enhancing Lives Together, the lives of our staff, our clients, and their animals, together, in partnership, as a community and as a team.

If this resonates and you would like to help us to achieve our ‘Why’, every day then we would love to hear from you.


Applying for this position could be the best decision you've made in a while! More details of our Emergency Vet Hospital can be found at www.emergencyvethospital.co.nz


Assistance with relocation costs will be provided including flight, accommodation, and NZ employment work visa costs.


To apply or to have a confidential discussion about employment prospects please call or email our Practice Manager, Craig Perriman on:


Email: craigp@rangvet.co.nz


Mobile: 021 0348383




Mixed Practice Vet

 Kaikoura- Mixed Practice Vet

  • Brand New, Purpose Built Clinic
  • Seaside town of Kaikoura, South Island

You’d be hard pressed to find an easier place to live than Kaikoura. This small friendly town has everything you need, with a welcoming community, no traffic jams and all the hunting, diving, cycling, tramping, surfing, sports, and whale watching you could wish for.


We are a privately owned and operated clinic with a wonderful team. We are now working out of a beautiful, brand-new clinic with heaps of space, lovely views, and a rural setting. 


We pride ourselves on providing a friendly, high-quality service to all the animals of Kaikoura. We cover a big area, but it doesn’t take long to reach the sheep and beef farms by helicopter! 


The job is mixed but case load can be tailored to suit. We know how important work-life balance is too so hours can be negotiated to suit as well.


We can offer a very competitive salary, generous CPD allowance and there is potential for future partnership to the right candidate.


If you’d like to know more contact Rebecca Fleming on rhardyjones@hotmail.com