Careers with Vet Services

Vet Services Hawke’s Bay are always keen to hear from passionate professionals looking to develop interesting and rewarding careers. 

We employ a talented team of veterinarians, technicians, vet nurses, dog groomers, retail and office support staff. If you’re interested in being part of our vibrant, busy and caring team please send in your CV and tell us why you think Vet Services is the workplace for you.


Current Vacancies



small animal Veterinarian 

We are looking for a Small Animal Veterinarian to join our friendly Napier team.


About this role 

  • You would be working alongside a team of four full-time and three part-time veterinarians, nine skilled and qualified nurses, and five support staff all helping in providing excellent vet medicine.
  • Our passionate small animal vets have complementary areas of special interest including pocket pets, bird, and exotic animals, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, endocrinology and ultrasonography.


Our offering to you

  • We are a family friendly clinic who support a genuine work life balance. 
  • We have a fantastic client base and long standing connection with our community. 
  • Our newly built clinic has top equipment including all in house blood and cytology analysers, a CR digital radiology unit, dental radiology, ultrasound and more.  
  • We offer a great supportive collegial environment, generous remuneration and a continued personal development package. 
  • You will have the opportunity to upskill in a variety of areas while being supported by senior staff across all Vet Services clinics.
  • Our after-hours roster is shared with our Hastings branch and weekend rotation is 1 in 6, followed by two days off during the week. 
If you would like to find out more or to apply please contact Veronika Pipe on 06 843 5308 or email


Equine veterinarian

Our experienced Equine team have an interesting and highly varied caseload caring for all breeds and types of horses. Available equipment includes an endoscope and gastroscope, digital radiography, ultrasonography, shockwave, dentistry gear and in house labs.

If you have a keen interest in equine and really want to really progress your career, be well supported by senior staff and are committed to providing excellent service to our clients, we look forward to hearing from you.

This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated and happy team and to be part of our growing locally owned practice.

If you are interested in finding out more about the position and Vet Services, please contact our Practice Manager / Head Veterinarian on 06 876 7001.

graduate veterinarians

Vet Services graduate programme is designed to support and develop your career as a new veterinarian. 

The programme runs alongside the first 2 years of your career with Vet Services. During this time you will receive ongoing support from a dedicated mentor and the management team in your clinic. You will be guided through each step of your professional development at a pace that works for you. 

We have now filled our 2024 positions.