Having already introduced a Voluntary Code of Practice in 2016,
the National Council of Veterinary Ireland, at its meeting of May 25, 2017, ratified an updated 'Code of Practice for Advertising
Positions in the Veterinary Ireland Journal (VIJ) Classifieds' for
those placing classified advertisements for jobs in the VIJ, both online and in the monthly, print Journal.
The National Council has agreed that under the updated Code, the following details are required to be included in all Classifieds in the VIJ, where positions are being offered:
In addition, where applicable, the following could also be included:
An example might be:
“Full-time vet required to join four-vet, Anytown Veterinary Hospital, Anytown, Anycounty. 50% LA/30% SA/20% equine. Experience preferred, new graduate considered. Equal share one-in-four rota. Competitive salary depending on experience. Off-site accommodation available. Vehicle provided with fuel allowance. Five days funded CVE allowance, four weeks' annual leave. VCI and VDS fees funded. For further information please contact:
The updated Code is now being implemented by Veterinary Ireland and IFP Media and all those advertising job vacancies are requested to comply with this Code of Practice.
Please note that any classifieds not complying with this Code will NOT be included in the print edition of the VIJ or included on the VIJ website. The continued cooperation of all those using the VIJ's Classifieds section in following this Veterinary Ireland Code of Practice is appreciated by Veterinary Ireland and its members.
VS required in East Limerick Veterinary Centre. Three-vet mixed practice ,located ten minutes from Limerick city. Newly refurbished, well-equipped premises, friendly staff and clientele in predominantly dairy area. Attractive package and long-term prospects available to the right candidate. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Peter Burke on +353 87 857 1068.
Full-time SA vet required for Suirside Veterinary Clinic, Carrick-on-Suir. A nine-vet 50% SA/50% LA mixed practice. We have lovely clients, a very supportive team and excellent facilities including digital x-ray, Idexx Lab, Laser, Scope, Ultrasound and ECG. CPD encouraged and funded. One-in-four rota and competitive salary depending on experience. CVs to email@example.com
VS required by Mid West Veterinary Clinic for 100% SA position to work with two experienced vets. Very well-equipped SA Clinic with digital x-ray, ultrasound, biochemistry and gas anaesthesia. Shared Sunday rota with neighbouring practices. Long term prospects for well-motivated candidate in expanding practice. Salary commensurate with experience, CPD provided for and flexibility can be accommodated. Position immediately available. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ark Veterinary Hospital requires a VS with post graduate orthopaedic/general surgical training and experience. Four-vet hospital, frequently receiving interesting and challenging referrals from neighbouring practices. This position may be part or full-time. May suit a colleague who can further the orthopaedic/surgical caseload or alternatively a colleague who plans to work less and enjoy the scenic surroundings and accompanying lifestyle. T&Cs negotiable. CVs to email@example.com
Full-time VS urgently wanted for a progressive, mixed nine-vet referral practice. Practices in Athy, Portlaoise, Carlow and Rathcoole. All close to Dublin. Experience essential. Excellent rota with good support and back up. Vehicle provided with attractive salary. Full Irish driving licence essential. CPD encouraged and with 5 GP certificate holders, we have a highly skilled experienced nursing team, further career advancement is possible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced full-time vet position available to cover maternity leave starting from January 2021 in a busy SA clinic in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Very friendly team and fully equipped modern practice, good OOH rota. Salary commensurate with experience. If you are interested, please send CV to email@example.com
The Veterinary Surgery, one of the oldest practices, in Doha, Qatar, hosting FIFA World Cup 2022 with varied leisure time activities, is looking for a culturally competent SA vet with five years’ experience. We offer tax-free salary, accommodation, medical insurance, transportation and one month of paid vacation. Interested?
Make the smart move to a better you at Kilcoole Vets, Co. Wicklow. Full-time/part-time SA vet positions. Progressive, fun, energetic, well established SA hospital team seeks experienced SA vets (minimum three years) with a passion for best practice, excellent client care and professionalism. No OOH, great rota, modern toys, supportive caring environment. CV with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced part-time SA vet required for busy, purpose-built hospital in Dublin 15. Minimum fixed term contract of one year. Must be a competent surgeon with good communication skills. One weekend in four, and no OOH. Please send CVs to email@example.com
SA veterinary hospital requires a part time, experienced, SA vet for 20 hours per week to join our happy team. More work hours possible if that is required. Extra skills would be a bonus. No out-of-hours work. CPD allowance. We are a friendly, patient obsessed, modern practice. Nice working environment with good T&Cs. Phone or call in anytime to see what we are about or to discuss the role. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Strule Vets, Omagh, Tyrone are looking for an experienced mixed practitioner to join our team of six vets. Working to high standards, you will have a passion for modern progressive farming, client continuity and handling small animal caseload. Call Cathal on +44 77 1287 1555 or send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Due to expansion, full-time vet required for 100% SA clinic, Co. Kildare. Minimum two years’ experience. Newly refurbished clinic with all mod cons and four RVN's. CPD encouraged and funded, friendly and supportive atmosphere. Salary depending on experience. Please email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enthusiastic VS required for full-time position at Ashwood Veterinary Centre. Progressive six-vet, three-nurse mixed practice. 70% LA/30% SA with hospital accreditation and all mod cons. Experience an advantage, but not essential. Excellent training and support provided. CPD encouraged and funded to an ambitious applicant. Rota one-in-four. Attractive T&Cs. Contact John on +353 87 230 1840 or email CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Full or part-time VS required to join Murphy and Leslie Veterinary, starting in October. We are an 80% LA/20% SA practice working out of a purpose-built clinic. Experience preferred, equal share one-in-five rota. Competitive salary depending on experience. Vehicle provided if required. Funded CVE, VCI and VDS. For further information contact
St Benedict's Veterinary Hospital, Sligo town has a vacancy for a VS to join our dynamic progressive team of vets and nurses. 50:50 mixed practice. Modern, well-equipped clinic, friendly clients and excellent support available. One-in-three rota. Package commensurate with experience. Send CVs and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Avondale Veterinary seeks an experienced companion animal vet for a part-time position in our Hospital in Arklow, Co. Wicklow. Progressive practice with large friendly team including four veterinary nurses. Nice customers, no out-of-hours, attractive package. CPD provided, member of Xlvets, hours negotiable. CV to email@example.com
The Local Vet requires a full-time vet to join our mixed practice, 60% LA/40% SA. Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic new graduate or experienced vet to work with the varied and interesting caseload. CPD to cert level encouraged. XLVets Ireland graduate programme available. One-in-three rota. Attractive package for suitable candidate. Enquires and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Swords Veterinary Hospital has a vacancy for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join our team. The position may suit a Cert candidate. We have a purpose-built surgery facility with all modern equipment. UCD Pet Emergency Hospital provide our out-of-hours cover. CPD is always encouraged. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please apply with CV to email@example.com
Veterinary Assistant wanted for position in Claremorris Pet Clinic, Co Mayo. Position will be predominantly grooming with some receptionist duties also. Ideal candidate must be friendly, patient and flexible, with excellent communication skills. Please submit CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Claremorris Pet Clinic. Full or part-time VS required for a well-equipped, purpose built, companion animal only clinic. Must be competent in both surgery and consultations. Working alongside a friendly experienced team. Package to be discussed upon application. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
The Pet Hospital, Waterford has a vacancy for a full-time, experienced VS. The suitable applicant will join our four-vet team in our dedicated SA practice in the lovely city of Waterford. Excellent T&Cs and there are definite long-term prospects for those interested. Please contact Tadhg at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on the practice and to arrange an interview.
VS required for our independent mixed 12-vet practice. Full or part-time considered. Experienced vets or new graduates welcome (excellent mentoring and support program). Excellent weekly rota consisting of two evening clinics, two early finishes and only one night on-call every week. One weekend first on call every 10 weeks. Email cover letter and CV to email@example.com or phone +44 28 9266 2661 and speak to Joy, Michael, Iain or Christine.
Vet required to join an existing five-vet team at Lakeside Veterinary Clinic. Practice well-equipped, digital x-ray, in-house haem/biochem, LA 60%/SA 40%. Experience preferred but new graduate considered. Attractive package available for suitable candidate. If interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridge House Veterinary Clinic require a full-time veterinary surgeon to join our team. We are a fully mixed practice and an accredited small animal hospital with an excellent working environment. New graduate welcome. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward CV to email@example.com
Birr Veterinary Clinic require a Veterinary Assistant with experience of working in a busy mixed practice and with excellent communication and IT skills. The position will include front of house duties, providing a link between clients and the veterinary team and ensuring all records are kept up to date. May also suit somebody with similar experience in another business. Email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
New colleague sought for The Cat Hospital in Cork city. No night work at all, three-day week and hourly rates of pay, and the opportunity to work alongside a fantastic team of dedicated vets and nurses for the nicest patients (cats) in the world. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Mulcair Vet Clinic requires a vet to join our existing team. The ideal applicant will be an experienced, motivated, outgoing, energetic individual with excellent client and communication skills. Salary commensurate with experience. See www.mulcairvets.ie for a more detailed job description. Email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Erris Veterinary Clinic. Full-time mixed VS required in a progressive clinic on the scenic Wild Atlantic Way. Enthusiastic new graduate considered. CPD funded, VDS and VI included. Vehicle provided if required. Salary negotiable based on experience. We value good working and personal relationship with colleagues and clients and are looking for someone to be part of our team. Email email@example.com
Duleek Veterinary Hospital requires a vet for mixed (60% LA/40% SA) practice. LA predominantly dairy. Experience preferred. 1:3 rota. Keen interest in both large and small animal essential. Contact +353 86 031 3811.
Avondale Veterinary is seeking an enthusiastic VS for our progressive, well-equipped, three-branch mixed practice in South Wicklow. 50% LA/50% SA. Some experience preferred. Friendly staff and clientele. Excellent terms and package. 1:6 rota all year, 4.5 day week. CPD provided. Member of XL vets. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time VS required to join 3.5 vet mixed practice in a predominantly dairy region at Bluepool Veterinary Clinic. Friendly clientele with diverse caseload, 70% LA (farm animal and equine), 30% SA. Rota one-in-three. Good support for recent graduate and salary negotiable depending on experience. Contact Eamon at email@example.com or call +353 86 165 3030.
VS needed for our eight-vet mixed practice (no equines) in Newry. We have a young enthusiastic work force with four VN, digital x-rays, ultrasound scanners and well-equipped lab. Position open to full-time, part-time or new graduates. Excellent back-up. Transport and accommodation provided. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary receptionist wanted to join our very friendly team at Kelly's Veterinary Clinic. We are looking for someone with previous experience, enthusiastic and friendly. Experience in large animal/farming background a plus but not essential. May suit a newly graduated vet nurse or student. To start as soon as possible. CV to email@example.com or contact Ross on +353 87 656 8925.
Glasslyn Vets require an enthusiastic VS to join our progressive 11-vet mixed practice in Bandon, Co. Cork. The workload would consist of 80% Dairy/20% SA. This position would suit a new graduate with excellent support provided, XL graduate mentor programme available. Excellent rota with CPD actively encouraged. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vet required for 11-person/2-branch mixed practice on Tyrone/Donegal border. Good mix of large and small animal clinical work. All usual equipment including scanners, blood machine, digital x-ray. Excellent rota. Apply for details to email@example.com or telephone +44 71 382 636.
Rehoming Centre/Shelter Vet. Anicare Veterinary is seeking a VS for maternity cover, who will work at a local dog rehoming centre. An interest in shelter medicine, canine behaviour and compassion for the welfare of abandoned dogs is essential. Working hours will be on site 8am to 5pm Wednesday to Friday. Apply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Anicare Veterinary Group are seeking an experienced vet to join our growing team based in Dublin 9. Good client manner essential and ability to work as part of a team. Excellent rota with no out-of-hours. CPD and certificates encouraged and funded as part of excellent package. CV to email@example.com
SA/equine vet required in a mixed practice in Cloghan Vet Clinic. Will be expected to do all the SA and equine work in the dual branch practice. Also some LA work when SA/equine work is quiet and during out of hours. One-in-four rota. Open to experienced or new grads. support given. Gas anaesthesia, blood machines, US, x-ray. Contact Ollie Keane +353 87 989 3783 firstname.lastname@example.org
Enthusiastic VS required for full-time position at The Veterinary Centre Kanturk. Progressive mixed, mainly dairy with expanding small animal practice. Excellent support and mentoring. Rota one-in-three. CPD funded. Attractive terms and conditions for suitable candidate CV to email@example.com
SA vet required at A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic. Flexible rota with one-weekend-in-three on-call. Full-time role preferably but part-time also considered. 100% SA practice with a friendly working environment. Well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental and blood machines etc. Good support available. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Divilly Veterinary Clinic is looking for a mixed animal practitioner (50:50) to join our two-vet, two-nurse fully equipped practice. Excellent support provided. Although experience is an advantage, we would happily accept new graduates. Please forward your CV to email@example.com
Old Church Vets seek a mixed animal, full-time vet to join our supportive team. 50% SA/50% LA with some equine. We are committed to excellent clinical outcomes and client satisfaction. The XLVet Graduate Mentor Programme is available to recent graduate. CPD to cert level encouraged. 1:5 rota. Opportunity for personal and professional development. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mixed or large animal vet required at Newry Veterinary Centre covering counties Armagh and Down. We are a progressive, expanding practice serving a large dairy clientele as well as a mix of beef, sheep and equine. We have a very busy first opinion small animal clinic. CV to email@example.com or phone +44 77 3950 7679.
St. Benedict's Veterinary Hospital, Sligo town has a vacancy for a veterinary surgeon to join our dynamic progressive team of vets and nurses. 50:50 mixed practice. Modern, well-equipped clinic, friendly clients and excellent support available. One-in-three rota. Package commensurate with experience. Send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
VS required at Island Veterinary Clinic on a part-time basis. Mainly SA with some LA work. Well-equipped clinic, digital x-ray, Idexx lab etc. No OOH work. Some experience preferred. For details contact Joe at +353 87 250 1072.
Three-vet genuinely mixed practice in mid-Cork requires an enthusiastic vet for all duties with friendly, supportive team. One-in-three rota for winter/spring replaced by one-in-six for summer/autumn. Competitive remuneration package with CPD allowance available. A new graduate will be supported and mentored. Enquiries and CV to email@example.com
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals, Cavan. Mixed vet required, 50% LA/50% SA. VCI accredited hospitals. XL Vet practice, latest equipment and good support. Shared on-call rota and Saturdays, discussed on interview. CPD encouraged. Friendly clientele with diverse caseload. Indemnity insurance provided. Salary discussed at interview. Looking for enthusiastic, driven vet with good communication skills. CV firstname.lastname@example.org
Small animal vet wanted for Spires Vets, Omagh. Part-time and full-time options available. Well-equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab. Competitive remuneration package and CPD funded and encouraged. Email Lauren at email@example.com or text me on +44 78 279 37910.
Ambitious VS required for expanding mixed practice to join team of four at Treacy and Sheehan, Listowel. Fully equipped clinic with charity contracts and surgery workload. Competitive salary, expenses and shared rota. Company vehicle if required. Cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 87 243 4204.