Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

2 March 2020

Specialist Veterinary Surgeon - Work with a great team in one of the most liveable cities on Earth.

We are a growing small animal specialist and emergency veterinary hospital based in Auckland, New Zealand that offers its employees a collegial workplace, flexible working conditions and a competitive remuneration package. Not to mention an enviable way of life - Auckland is consistently ranked amongst the top cities to live in the world. 

Animal Referral Centre is a family-owned practice with a well equipped surgery service supported by specialists in internal medicine, diagnostic imaging and cardiology. We have an animal dermatologist in a neighbouring building. Established in 2016, in a short time we have gained a reputation for excellence in patient care and developed outstanding relationships with our referring veterinarians. We receive referrals from veterinary practices in the greater Auckland area and beyond.

  • Our surgery service is equipped with Synthes orthopaedic kids and power tools, surgical stapling equipment, Ligasure vessel sealing technology, IMEX ESF and HD arthroscopy. 

  • We have a 64 Slice Siemens CT, digital radiography, C-arm image intensification, ultrasound, endoscopy, mechanical ventilation, access to off-site 3T MRI and radiation therapy, and a purpose built rehabilitation centre. 

  • In the last three years we have grown considerably, and continue to invest in new equipment and team members.

We’re looking for a Specialist in Small Animal Surgery. Our ideal candidate is a board certified surgeon (ECVS, ACVS or FANZCVS), we are also keen to hear from surgeons who have completed residency training. 

  • We are offering a competitive salary, signing bonus (for a specialist) and a relocation package for those relocating to Auckland.

  • We commit to investing and enabling your ongoing professional development.

Animal Referral Centre is based in Auckland, New Zealand. This is a great place to live - we have all the benefits of a large city with a slower pace of life. For nature enthusiasts, we have the Hauraki Gulf perfect for boating, water sports or swimming; beautiful subtropical bush for tramping; and ski fields only a short drive away. Auckland has a thriving city scene with theatre, festivals, world class restaurants and plenty of excellent shopping. Albany is located north of Auckland, well connected by public transport.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development

  • Work with the latest equipment in a growing clinic to get the best patient outcomes

  • Competitive salary, benefits and relocation package

  • Family-owned multi-disciplinary specialist and emergency practice



COVID-19: Under Level 4 alert, ARC remains open 24/7 to provide emergency and specialist services. 

We are making some changes to the way we do things to ensure the health and safety of our clients and team members. 

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