VSA has two hospitals in Auckland at Mount Albert and also at Sylvia Park as well as a brand new hospital in Christchurch which opened at the end of 2021.  We are always looking for talented, motivated team players to join our fast growing organisation.  Below is a list of current jobs we have available.  Please click one of the following links below for a detailed description of each of the current opportunities at Veterinary Specialists Aotearoa.
If you would like more information please call us on 09 320 5645 or email


We are looking for full-time nurses to join our fast growing A&E team. Because we are open 24/7 we can offer a 4 on 4 off roster to make sure work doesn’t get in the way of life, don’t be put off by thinking emergency nursing only means nightshifts. Previous emergency experience is not required

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland 

Be the best clinical vet you can be! Do you want to build your confidence and experience working in a leading hospital environment with access to career paths that just aren’t available anywhere else in NZ?  Come and join our dynamic and dedicated emergency team at Veterinary Specialists Aotearoa.

Work type:  Full time & Part Time     |    Location:  Auckland 

VSA operates out of two purpose built hospitals both with fully equipped operating rooms, diagnostics (ultrasound, CT and radiology), in-house laboratory and emergency overnight care. MR is acquired off-site. Patient care is managed digitally with Smartflow and EzyVet is the hospital practice management software.

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland 

The position is full time medicine in a new purpose built hospital with surgical, imaging (in house CT and ultrasound) and physiotherapy support. Overnight and weekend care is provided by an emergency practice. 

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland and Christchurch

VSA is entering a period of growth and we are now looking for the right people to join our team as we look to expand our surgery department to cope with the growth we are experiencing in Auckland and the expansion of our specialist services to a new facility in Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island. We have all of the expected surgical equipment including joint replacement, arthroscopy, intraoperative fluoroscopy and Ligasure as well as digital radiography, ultrasound, in-house CT and ready access to external MRI and PET CT.

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland 

Are you diploma qualified, or equivalent, with at least 3 years’ experience in veterinary nursing? We have an exciting opportunity to join our amazing team of nurses.

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland 


We are pleased to announce a 3-year residency programme in small animal internal medicine. The program will follow the guidelines of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and operate with a 36 month rotation through our hospitals.

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland & Christchurch

We are pleased to announce a 3-year residency programme in small animal surgery. This programme will follow the guidelines of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and will operate with a 36 month rotation through our hospitals 

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland & Christchurch 

Be part of an exciting and rewarding 12 month internship programme that rotates through our two Auckland VSA hospitals in Mt Albert and Sylvia Park. Our programme is surgery heavy but all of our interns get the chance to rotate through all of our referral departments including our newly developed anaesthesia department and also through our emergency department, VS A&E.

Work type:  Full time     |    Location:  Auckland 

If you have any questions or need more information, please email us at or contact us here

Scroll to Top