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Employers – What We Can Do For You: We find and fill jobs in the veterinary, agriculture and animal health sectors. We will source and select the best talent from around the globe to ensure in this very candidate short market, that we can supply your business with the best options available. We can tailor all our services to suit your individual requirements. There is no charge unless we find the right person you wish to employ. We supply Perm, Locum and Contract staff across New Zealand . We may already have the skilled person on our database as we continuously advertise and source from across the globe to do what we can to have the best skilled staff available.

We specialise in positions for:

  • Rural and Urban Veterinary Practices
  • Companies or Government agencies, doing scientific research or developing new products
  • The Ministry for Primary Industries which includes Agriculture and Forestry, dealing with animal health, quality control at meat plants, disease research, AgResearch in animal production, and the Ministry of Fisheries and Food Safety Authority
  • Universities in research and teaching
  • Wildlife services such as zoos and sanctuaries for endangered animals
  • Manufacturers, Producers, Re-Sellers, Distributors, Retailers related to farming, agriculture, horticulture and animal health industries

Temp / Locum Placements. Locum (or temping) is a great option if you can’t commit to taking someone on full time, have a short term project or simply want to cover your leave arrangements or unexpected staff shortages. If you can try to give us as much notice as possible, we will endeavour to secure you the best person (Vet, Nurse or Front Desk staff) with the right set of skills to cover for your practice. We have experienced Vets, Vet Nurses, Animal Technicians and Administration Locums with the experience, qualifications and skills to fit in with your team and hit the ground running!
As our parent company, is a leading generalist recruitment agency here in New Zealand, we can also provide perm or temp staff across roles you may also require for your business withing sales, management, back office support, accounting and general administration roles.
Flexible Locum Payment options. If you want to pay a flat fee, daily or weekly rate or go through our temp payroll (so we take care of ACC, Kiwi Saver, Holiday Pay etc) then let us know what suits you – we are here to make it as easy and as cost effective as possible and are set up to run all options.

Permanent Placements. Specialists at sourcing and selecting the best talent, 1st Call Veterinary Recruitment is your ideal business partner in finding your next team member whether it is a Qualified Vet, Practice Manager, Vet Technician, Vet Nurse or Admin staff – you can rely on us to find people with the best skills, qualifications, experience and personality fit for your needs.

Please call our Vet Recruitment Team on +64 7 849 5500 for a detailed chat about your vacancy, our rates, our temp pay roll system and any other services that may benefit your company or email the team on .

1st Call Veterinary Recruitment Team
Ph: (07) 849 5500
From Overseas: +64 7 849 5500

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