Mixed Animal Veterinarian (Majority Dairy Work)

Location New Zealand
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Mixed Vet (Small, Large and Equine)
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Aimee Greer

Contact email: aimee@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: AG212
Published: 1 day ago

​Are you a dedicated veterinarian looking to make a meaningful impact on rural communities and work closely with farmers to care for their valuable assets? Our client, a highly regarded practice in a picturesque rural setting, is seeking a passionate Mixed Animal Veterinarian to join their team.

What You Can Expect:

  • Work in partnership with local farmers, contributing to the well-being of their important livestock.

  • Embrace the beauty of a welcoming rural community surrounded by lush forests and tranquil lakes.

  • Thrive in a diverse practice, with a strong focus on dairy (70% of total workload), along with companion animals, equine, deer, sheep, and cattle to maintain a broad spectrum of expertise and interests.

  • Benefit from a dynamic, cooperative, and appreciative client base.

  • Join a clinic that fosters creativity, teamwork, and individual growth, where your voice matters, and your ideas shape the future.

  • Access approachable, experienced vets for guidance and support, with referral practices readily available.

What's on Offer:

  • Enjoy a flexible working rotation throughout the year, with manageable after-hours caseload when on call, as well as time off in lieu of weekends worked.

  • Receive an attractive employment package with opportunities for CPD, consultancy, and special areas of interest, along with input into clinic operations.

  • Benefit from upfront relocation or benefits packages to make your transition smooth.

  • Receive a fully equipped branded practice vehicle for your convenience.

  • Choose to reside in rural Galatea or in the neighboring centers of Rotorua or Whakatane.

  • Explore options that provide flexibility, lifestyle, and a healthy work-life balance.


The practice is located in the Whakatane District which offers a unique blend of coastal living and natural beauty. Located in the stunning Bay of Plenty, this district is renowned for its pristine beaches, lush forests, and a relaxed pace of life. If you're seeking a harmonious balance between a peaceful lifestyle and vibrant opportunities, the Whakatane District is the ideal destination to call home.

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you or you want to hear more call or Whatsapp Aimee on +447835146288 or email a CV to aimee@lloydandcowan.com.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649. 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.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE