Vetlife is a large, progressive veterinary business providing services to a range of clients throughout the east coast of the South Island. Within the Vetlife small and large animal vet clinics there are a range of rewarding vet jobs and other veterinary related employment opportunities.

Vetlife appreciates the value of their people and with over 160 employees spends much time and effort ensuring people’s needs are met. Professional development is high on the list of priorities and Vetlife invests in this area to provide the resources necessary for people to grow in their roles. Vetlife provides a great workplace where the celebration of success is encouraged.

A focus on teamwork allows people to work in supportive environments and assists them to achieve their goals. A career with Vetlife is a challenging and exciting journey. We’re always keen to hear from people interested in joining our team. Please contact us with your details and current CV. Browse our vacancies for vet jobs and related vacancies.

Mixed Animal Veterinarian Required – Mackenzie Country

Vetlife has an exciting opportunity – be a part of this close community where the work is truly mixed animal practice.

Located in Twizel in the stunning MacKenzie country, you will be well-placed for Tekapo, Mount Cook National Park and surrounding area. Twizel is the perfect base for every manner of outdoor pursuit from water sports and fishing to skiing and horse trekking through amazing scenery as well as walking tracks. You will have everything on your doorstep for a great lifestyle.

Mixed Animal Veterinarian Required – Oxford

Vetlife is currently looking for a mixed animal veterinarian with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to join their experienced friendly team servicing clients in the above areas.

Vetlife is a progressive veterinary business providing services to a large range of clients in Oxford. With 17 clinics, over 50 veterinarians and a large team of support staff, there are always people at hand to provide support and training.

Vetlife offers a competitively structured salary and CPD allowance and a vehicle for business use for mixed practitioners.

As well as being a key member of your individual branch team, you will also be part of the wider Vetlife practice with access to a network of colleagues who have extensive experience in all aspects of veterinary medicine and nutrition.  As part of a large, diverse and forward thinking practice, you will have access to professional development opportunities both internally and externally.

Mixed Animal Veterinarian Required – Little River

Vetlife has a rare and exciting opportunity in a purpose built clinic where the role is the true meaning of a mixed animal practice.

Located in the idyllic area of Little River you will have everything Banks Peninsula has to offer on your doorstep. From water sports and fishing to amazing scenery and walking tracks. With a local primary school and cafes, a short bus ride to high school and a 30 minute drive to the supermarkets and doctors, the whole family is catered for.

Vetlife is currently looking for a mixed animal veterinarian ideally with a minimum of 2 years experience to join their experienced friendly team servicing clients all over Banks Peninsula.

Hub Manager – South Canterbury

Vetlife is a large veterinary practice on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.   As a result of the continuing expansion of the business and the need to create more support for colleagues as well as customer focus for clients, we currently have an opportunity for a Hub Manager based in our Temuka branch and covering our South Canterbury clinics.  This is a full time position working with a dedicated and professional team who offer both companion and production animal veterinary services to the surrounding community.  This role requires someone with great communication and people skills, a passion for customer service, and a high level of motivation.

A key focus for this role would be the implementation of continuous improvement and growth initiatives.  In addition you would be responsible for the efficient and smooth day to day running of the South Canterbury branches and the delivery of a high quality service to our client base.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in delivering on objectives and a strong background in customer service and retail.  It would be an advantage to have an understanding of the veterinary industry or have a rural background.

If you are interested in this exciting challenge, please apply in confidence to Nicola Williams, Nicola.williams@vetlife.co.nz


New Graduate Veterinarians

We have a number of opportunities for new graduates to start an exciting and progressive career.  Locations are spread across Canterbury and North and Central Otago.  Whether it is your ultimate goal to specialise in a species-specific area or to develop your skills and experience as a mixed practitioner we have experienced mentors to help you map out your career development plan.

If you would like to discuss any of these opportunities further, please send your CV to:

Nicola Williams

HR Manager, Vetlife