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 business 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

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 are now taking applications for 2025





    – Large Animal, Lifestyle and Farming Clients

Vet Services have a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Large Animal Receptionist/Administrator to join our dynamic Hastings team. 

You will be the front face to our large animal, lifestyle and farming clients within our busy Hastings Clinic so we are looking for someone who is passionate about all things rural and lifestyle related, has fantastic organisation skills and can juggle multiple tasks whilst delivering first class customer service.

If you would like to find out more or to apply please follow the link below 




Veterinary Nurse

We are looking for a bright and bubbly person with a real “can do” attitude to join our Companion Animal team. 


About this role 

  • We offer a great place to work with a fun and supportive team, regular training, CPD and spectacular social functions. 
  • Our Hastings clinic is equipped with the latest technology to enhance your role as a member of our nursing team. 
  • This is a full time permanent position with work hours planned around clinic opening hours. (Our roster currently has staff working 1 in 7 weekends – with two days off after duty in the following week).

Please email your CV and cover letter to:  (attn. Clinic Manager) 



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.


If you would like to find out more or to apply please contact Veronika Pipe on 06 843 5308 or email