Veterinary Nurse or Animal Care Assistant

Turangi Location

Permanent Part Time – 24 hours per week.

About Us:

Here at VetEnt we’re on a journey to change who we are and the experience of the animals and people we care for. We’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. We’re a 100% kiwi owned group of clinics located across the best bits of New Zealand. We believe in empowering pet parents to provide their pets with the best quality of life. Our mission is to create a community where pets flourish, and their owners find confidence in their ability to care for them. We are passionate in supporting our people to thrive, follow their passions, and find meaning in their everyday.



  • Competitive salary and benefits package – we work with remuneration experts to ensure our pay is competitive and in line with remuneration movements in the industry.
  • TeamFirst Wellness Discounts: We’re animal lovers here! So, our furry whanau get the VIP treatment with our TeamFirst Programme, ensuring your pets get the care they need at reduced cost to you.
  • Birthday Leave: Happy birthday! All permanent team members, celebrate their way with an extra day off on your birthday.
  • Connected Lives Programme: Our connected lives programme was developed, by our people, for our people and supports you to take care of all facets of your wellbeing – at work, home and beyond.
  • Opportunities for professional development and mentorship.
  • Work in a vibrant community that values pets and their well-being.


The Position:

We are looking for a Veterinary Nurse or an experienced Animal Care Assistant to join our Turangi team.  We are a proactive and progressive team who strives for the best care and service every day.  We are looking for a team mate to join us on this adventure into our bigger, brighter, better future.

This role offers an incredible opportunity for a self-motivated experienced Veterinary Nurse or Animal Care Assistant in delivering expert and proactive care to companion animals that truly enhances the pet-owner bond. You’ll love the empowerment of working within our clinic team and the support and benefits of working alongside Vets and Vet Nurses in our VetEnt clinics around the country.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work well individually and as part of a close team.
  • You will ideally have a Veterinary Nursing Qualification or be enrolled in veterinary nursing training program.
  • Keen to drive the role and get involved with all aspects of the clinic.
  • Passionate about outstanding client and patient care.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and driven with a willingness to learn.
  • Compassionate, understanding, and friendly with an outgoing personality!


What Sets Us Apart:

Turangi offers a laid-back and relaxed lifestyle within a close-knit community. Everything you need is provided in this compact and affordable city with a stunning extended ‘backyard’ that offers world class outdoor activities and the shores of Lake Taupo only a short drive away.


How to Apply:

There's never been a better time to take the next step in your career! To apply or see a full position description, please email

Please note we will be conducting interviews throughout the advertising period.


Applications Close: Wednesday 13th December 2023.