Companion Veterinarian

Location Darfield
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: From £80k+
Contact name: Aimee Greer

Contact email:
Job ref: AG1003
Published: about 1 month ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are delighted to be working with a practice who are seeking a Companion Veterinarian.

Permanent - Part Time – 32 hours per week + Rostered Saturday.

About Us:

They’re on a journey to change who we are and the experience of the animals and people we care for. They’re passionate about creating a different veterinary business that supports the growth of great people and embraces technology to deliver veterinary care in a new way. They believe in empowering pet parents to provide their pets with the best quality of life. Their mission is to create a community where pets flourish, and their owners find confidence in their ability to care for them. They are passionate in supporting their people to thrive, follow their passions, and find meaning in their everyday.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Generous relocation package (if you are relocating or immigrating).

  • Birthday Leave

  • Minimal on calls required.  – Will be sometimes required to be on call between 5-7 and to do be available for on call for the After Hours Clinic in Chch a couple of times a year.  There will be an expectation to do one late night a week (10am-7pm)

The Position: 

They’re seeking an enthusiastic and experienced consultation and surgical companion veterinarian to join their team. 

Their clinics are well equipped and access to the latest technology in a well-equipped practice and benefit from their networks and support structures across New Zealand. They have a team of excellent support staff, capable nurses, and great veterinarians who enjoy helping each other.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional veterinary care to their furry patients, ensuring their well-being and quality of life.

  • Build strong relationships with clients, offering guidance and support in their animal’s health journey.

  • Collaborate with a skilled and compassionate team to deliver the highest standards of care.

  • Pursue continuing education and stay current with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.

  • Contribute to a positive and collaborative workplace culture where every team member thrives.

  • Develop into a leadership position or continue to grow within your current skillset by learning from industry leaders.

  • An in-house diagnostic including Ultrasound, Dental X-ray & full Idexx diagnostic suite

  • Work with a nursing and support team who take standard of care to the next level!

If you are looking for an exciting change and a fulfilling role, get in touch by calling or Whatsapping Aimee on +447835146288 or email a CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on028 8765 8068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

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