Company Tasman Street Vet
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Tue 6 Feb, 4:14 pm
Type Part time, Permanent
Reference NVC270
Tasman Street Vet is a companion animal veterinary practice, located in Mount Cook. We are dedicated to helping our clients to maintain the health of their pet in the best possible way.

Our cattery, Cats Cottage, is the only cattery in Wellington City with an outdoor garden. This means that our visiting cats can enjoy the outdoors, climb trees and get some natural sunshine, all whilst being in a secure environment. Our Cattery is open 6 days per week.

We are currently looking for a part-time, dedicated Cattery Manager to join our lovely team. This is a demanding but rewarding job. As our 48-suite cattery is attached to a Vet clinic, our clients expect, and are given, the best service possible.

This role will be approximately 20-30 hours per week. The position requires the successful applicant to work split shifts from 8.00am – 11.00am then 4.00pm – 6.00pm 4 to 5 days per week.

The right candidate will be flexible and available to cover additional hours when required. During busy seasons, such as Easter, Christmas and long weekends our cattery is at its busiest, so an ability to work weekends and public holidays is essential.

We seek an individual who will possess a positive attitude and have a passion for animals, the recipe for providing superior care to our cattery cats and maintaining our catteries to the highest of professional standards. Ideally, you will be in Vet Nurse in training and/or have experience in a cattery or shelter, which has enabled you to understand the know the demands of this type of role. You will be confident handling and medicating cats, have an eye for detail and have a strong work ethic. Training will be provided for the right candidate.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous cattery experience required
  • Dedication and reliability
  • Compassion for animals
  • A strong work ethic and ability to be flexible with working hours
  • Some experience with social media will be looked upon favourably.

We also have a “Weekend Position” available, working 1 in 2 weekends. Please also apply through this advertisement.

As part of National Veterinary Care (NVC), we have access to a great network of clinics across New Zealand and Australia, with some amazing talent and endless career opportunities. For more information about NVC, please visit

If you are interested in working with a great team with plenty of support, please Apply Now!

For further information about our Clinic, please visit

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.