20 11, 2020

Becoming a Veterinary Locum – is locuming for you?

By |Podcast|

Are you wondering if veterinary locuming is for you? If you’re thinking of chucking in your day job to pick up the Instagram-glamorous lifestyle of the footloose and fancy free, high rolling life of the locum, then this episode is for you! Here are 11 considerations I recommend you take into account before you rush [...]

20 11, 2020

Veterinary Locums – difference between Independent Self Employed Contractors and Employees

By |Podcast|

This is the first in a series about locums – either working as one or hiring one in your clinic.   The info applies if you’re a LOCUM (or thinking about being one) and to CLINICS HIRING locums. Employees and contractors each have different legal rights. It’s important you know what these are and that [...]

4 11, 2020

Locum FAQs answered – taxation insurance referees getting paid

By |#LocumLifestyle|

Locum FAQs answered | insurance | getting paid | tax | referees | Lately a lot of veterinarians are contacting me asking about what's involved in becoming a locum.  They're thinking about packing in their job and adopting the #LocumLifestyle. The questions I'm most frequently asked are: "Do I need to have my [...]

30 10, 2020

Companion Animal Veterinarian – new Hamilton North satellite clinic

By |Clinic Job Vacancy|

Experienced Companion Animal Veterinarian wanted Experienced Companion Animal Veterinarian wanted for brand new satellite clinic in Hamilton North where the clinic's Vision is to be the FIRST CHOICE for Customers, Employees, Shareholders & Business Partners and Mission is Satisfying & delighting Customers each and every time! If you're a self-starter, looking for your [...]

28 10, 2020

RNZ Afternoons interview with Jesse Mulligan – animal welfare + veterinarian shortage

By |Staffing|

RNZ Afternoons interview with Jesse Mulligan On Tuesday 13 October 2020 RNZs Jesse Mulligan interviewed VetStaff's Julie South on the veterinarian shortage in New Zealand. He asked questions about animal welfare, what causes the shortage, what can be done about it.

21 10, 2020

Immigration NZ Visa application requirements during Covid-19 for Veterinarians

By |Staffing|

Covid-19 Immigration New Zealand work visa application requirements for veterinarians This short video is made especially for HR Managers, Practice Managers and anyone else involved in placing job board advertisements in a veterinary clinic for veterinarians. Even though veterinarians are still on the Long Term Skills Shortage list with Immigration New Zealand, Covid-19 resulted in [...]

12 10, 2020

Employment law – person intending to work

By |Employment Law|

Employee intending to work "employee intending to work" is a legal term in New Zealand employment law. Once an Individual Employment Agreement (IEA) has been signed (ahead of starting a new job) the new employee is governed by all the Ts and Cs in their IEA. I've started to notice a bit of [...]