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.
Equine practice for sale. 100% equine practice based in Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow. Currently two-vet practice with likelihood of expansion. Thriving practice, good client base with year on year growth. DR X-ray, two new ultrasound scanners, endoscope, lab facilities etc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Profitable long established mixed veterinary practice for sale in Kerry. Workload evenly balanced throughout the year. Owner intends retiring but would consider working for transition period if necessary. Excellent opportunity for expansion in both large and small animals. Replies to email@example.com
Sale - Mixed Practice Meath. Well established two/three-man practice. 50% farm/25% small/25% equine. All modern kit and equipment with complete SA surgery. Regular clientele with expanding SA base. Owner retiring but may stay on in lesser role. All offers considered. Expressions of interest/queries to be forwarded to agent at firstname.lastname@example.org