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For information on placing a classified in the Veterinary Ireland Journal, email vetclassified@ifpmedia.com

Code of Practice for advertising positions in the Veterinary Ireland Journal Classifieds section

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:

  • Name of the person/practice placing the ad; and
  • Town and county in which the person/practice is based.

In addition, where applicable, the following could also be included:

  • Type of job being advertised, eg. mixed practice/companion animal/large animal/equine/exotics and full-Time/part-time/locum/maternity leave, etc.;
  • Experience required, eg. suitability of job for new or recent graduate/ experienced veterinary surgeon;
  • Transparent contact details: ie. personal/practice email address and/or personal/practice telephone contact details (mobile/landline);
  • Salary/remuneration where applicable;
  • Annual leave and public holiday arrangements;
  • Breakdown of work offered, eg. 50% large animal/50% small animal, etc.;
  • Rota and out-of-hours arrangements; and
  • Additional information about position, eg. accommodation; telephone; CVE allowance; vehicle/fuel allowance; Veterinary Ireland membership/VCI/VDS fees, etc. 

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.


Shroid, Longford

Longford Animal Health Centre, Shroid, require an enthusiastic VS for 50% LA/40% CA/10% equine five-vet, two nurse mixed practice. The ideal candidate would be interested in all aspects of mixed practice. Good support provided. Well-equipped practice with XLVet graduate programme available. Salary to match experience. CVs to harry@lahc.ie

SA vet

South Dublin

Full-time SA vet required to join All Care Vet Centre in South Dublin. We are looking for a confident practitioner, with minimum one year experience, to join our friendly team of three vets and five nurses. Progressive 100% SA practice with all the usual toys including digital radiography and in-house laboratory. No OOH. CPD encouraged and included in remuneration package. Cover letter and CV to allcarevetcentre@gmail.com


Co. Monaghan

VS required to join an existing four-vet team in north County Monaghan. Mixed practice, predominantly large with an ever-growing SA client base. Experience preferred, excellent training/ support provided. New clinic, fully equipped with modern facilities. Shared rota, vehicle provided, VDS included, CPD encouraged. Salary commensurate with experience. Email orielvet@gmail.com

SA/equine vet

Cloghan, Offaly

SA/equine vet required in a mixed practice in Cloghan Vet Clinic. The vet 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 okeanevet@gmail.com


Douglas, Cork

VS required to join our experienced and caring team at The Animal Care Hospital. 100% companion animal role in a well-equipped and progressive hospital. The ideal candidate would have experience and be a good communicator. An ability and interest in surgery would be an advantage. Excellent T&Cs. Email CV with cover letter to johnomahonyvet@gmail.com


Longford town

Veterinary surgeon required in small animal practice in Longford Town. Clinical mainly and some surgery. Full or part time considered. Jamesvictory123@gmail.com


Garvagh, Coleraine

Garvagh Veterinary Clinic require an enthusiastic individual to join our independent practice. Position would suit a new graduate as good support will be provided in our friendly environment or an experienced vet as genuine partnership opportunities exist for the right candidate. One-in-four rota, salary dependent on experience, car and accommodation provided and CPD funded. CV to garvaghvets@yahoo.co.uk



Veterinary surgeon required to join five-vet mixed practice at Oaklawns Veterinary Surgery, Carlow. Good working environment at well-equipped practice, with digital x-ray, gas anaesthesia and blood diagnostics. Contact 

SA vet

Tralee, Co. Kerry

Atlantic Pet Care urgently require a full-time and part-time vet or regular locum for our friendly well-appointed, well-equipped SA clinic in the beautiful kingdom of Kerry. No OOH. Easy going friendly clients and great work life balance surrounded by beaches and mountains. Confident all-rounders required as both roles will initially involve sole charge. Salary 50-60k plus profit share, depending on experience. CV to rommvb@yahoo.co.uk

Vet internship

Tankardstown, Kildare

Tankardstown Equine and SA Clinic (30% Equine/70% SA) is pleased to offer an internship for a newly graduated VS. Suitable candidate must be hard working and willing to learn. Fully equipped veterinary clinic. Once a competent level of experience and ability has been achieved you will be expected to share on-call duties. Own transport is essential. You will gain experience in orthopaedics and equine reproduction among other skills. CV and cover letter to tankardstownvets@gmail.com  


Mountbellew, Galway

FarmGate Veterinary Group require a full-time vet to join a six-vet team in Mountbellew, Galway. 90% LA/10% EQ. Progressive XLVet practice will all mod cons, shared rota, attractive salary and package. Contact Conor Geraghty cgeraghtyvet@gmail.com


Mountbellew, Galway

Moran Court Vets require a mixed vet for practice in Mountbellew, Galway. Experience preferred but not essential. Email CVs to ciaran@morancourtvets.ie



Moran Court Vets require and SA vet to join our expanding practice in Mountbellew, Ballinasloe, Athlone and Loughrea. All experience levels
welcome. Excellent support, all the equipment. Email ciaran@morancourtvets.ie



Archersfield Veterinary Clinic, Kilkenny a mixed practice (65% LA/35% SA) requires a veterinary surgeon commencing September 2020. Experience in bovine medicine/surgery required. Long term potential for suitable applicant. Replies with CV please to kilkennyvet2020@gmail.com


Raheny, Co. Dublin

Raheny Veterinary Hospital seeks experienced vet. Great team of eight vets, well equipped busy hospital, four-day week (plus share of weekends), no OOH, VDS paid, CPD funded and encouraged. Would love to hear from you. Contact info@rahenyvet.com


Co. Cork

Glasslyn Vets require an enthusiastic VS to join our progressive 10-vet mixed practice in Co. Cork. The position would consist of 80% Dairy/20% SA. Experience an advantage but not essential, excellent support provided, XL graduate mentor programme available. Excellent salary and package depending on experience. Great long-term prospects for right candidate. Please email CV to jhealy@glasslynvets.ie


Listowel, Co. Kerry

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 pstreacy1414@gmail.com or phone +353 87 243 4204.


Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Athlone Veterinary Clinic require an additional mixed practice vet. Experience preferred, but exceptional new graduate candidates will be considered. Well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, blood analysers etc. 50% LA/50% SA practice with a rapidly growing SA case load. Paid professional fees and time off in lieu of weekends worked, with a one-in-three rota. Great package and opportunity to grow. CVs to denisphellen@gmail.com


Portlaoise, Co. Laois

VS required for three-person mixed practice in Portlaoise. Some experience preferred but not essential. Good support provided. Contact portranevetclinic@gmail.com


Tullamore, Co. Offaly

VS required for mixed practice 60% LA/40% SA, at Hannigan and Griffin Veterinary, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Experience preferred but not essential. 1:3 rota. Salary commensurate with experience.  Please email CV  to hannigangriffinvets@gmail.com


Wexford town

O'Shea Bramley & Breen, Disitillery Road, Wexford require an enthusiastic VS to join our mixed practice in July 2020. A positive attitude towards team work and patient care is essential. One-in-six rota, six nurses, excellent support structure, scope, digital x-ray, ecg, scanner for case work up. Would suit anyone from a new graduate to someone looking for a long term position. CVs to theveterinarycentre@eircom.net or ring Richard Bramley on +353 86 176 6913.


Co. Clare

VS required for friendly team in mixed practice with BurrenVets, Co. Clare. Experience preferred but not essential. One-in-six rota mainly. Purpose-built clinic with x-ray, gaseous anaesthesia, lab etc. CPD allowance, VCI/VDS subs funded. Salary commensurate with experience and 20 days annual leave. Email CV to john@burrenvets.ie or phone John on +353 87 753 7738 for an informal chat.


Crossmolina, Co. Mayo

Full-time vet required to join Crossmolina Veterinary Clinic. A compact mixed practice. 70% LA with an increase SA caseload. Well-equipped SA surgery with digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house blood machine. Good shared rota. New graduates welcome. Long-term prospects for the suitable candidate. Apply with CV to Eamonn Connor vetsoncall2020@gmail.com or phone +353 96 31116.

Part-time SA vet

Kells, Co. Meath

Part-time SA vet required to join our friendly  team at Kelly's Veterinary Clinic, a mixed practice in Kells, Co. Meath. All mod cons. Experience essential. Please email CV and cover letter to meathvetclinic@gmail.com or phone Ross on +353 87 656 8925.

SA vet

Portarlington, Co. Laois

Port Vet Clinic,a progressive SA practice require a full-time SA vet, to lead a dedicated small SA team. Working as part of an experienced team, you will have access to the latest diagnostic equipment. The ideal applicant will be a motivated, energetic individual with excellent client and communication skills.  Experience preferred but not essential. Limited on-call for SA only. Competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience. CPD funded and encouraged. Email CV to gervaise.monks@gmail.com  


Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo

Kilcoyne & Barnes Veterinary are seeking a capable, enthusiastic vet to join our team in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. We are a progressive mixed practice with a varied workload and an excellent team environment. The successful candidate will have excellent practical veterinary skills as will also bring his/her great interpersonal skills to our team and clients. Apply with CV to conorkilcoyne@yahoo.co.uk


Charleville, Co. Cork

Abbey Vet Clinic is looking for an enthusiastic mixed practice vet (mostly dairy). With clinics in Kilmallock and Charleville we cover a compact area on the Cork/Limerick border. Newly built clinic (digital x-ray/Idexx blood machines etc), the candidate will have the option of advancing their companion animal skills also if desired. Long term/partnership prospects for suitable candidate. One-in-three rota, generous CPD allowance/VCI/VDS covered. CVs to abbeyvetclinic@outlook.com


Blackwater, Cork

Blackwater Veterinary Clinic require a full-time VS for five-vet practice. One-in-six rota mainly. All mod cons: CR and DDR x-ray, ultrasound, biochem/haematology/urinalysis on-site. LA/SA/EQ % even but proportion can be tailored to applicant’s preference. Experience preferred. CVs to ctwobrien@icloud.com


Terenure/Dundrum, Co. Dublin

South Dublin Vets based in Terenure and Dundrum is looking for an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to join our friendly team for weekend work and holiday cover. Please email Mark at dougalvet@gmail.com


Dundalk, Co. Louth

Bridge House Veterinary Clinic, Dundalk, Co. Louth 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. CV to info@bridgehousevetsdundalk.com


Glanmire/Cobh, Cork

Our companion animal only practice is looking for an experienced clinician to cover a maternity leave from July 1st until Dec 31st 2020 on a full-time basis. Fully equipped hospital in Glanmire, near Cork city and a branch clinic in Cobh. Supported by a team of three RVN, and three receptionists. Competitive salary with equally shared OOH 1/3. VCI, VDS and CPD supported. CV to info@cashmanodriscollvet.ie

SA vet

Cork city

Full time 100% small animal vet job in Cork city. Sole charge in our Cobh practice. Has all mod cons, x-ray, ultrasound, blood machines. Salary commensurate with experience. A minimum of three years’ experience required. Usual terms and conditions. Please email info@sunbeamvets.com


Athboy, Co. Meath

Athboy Veterinary Hospital, Co. Meath is looking to hire an experienced  veterinary receptionist to cover maternity leave with possible future prospects. CVs to warnerraphael@gmail.com

Vet - maternity cover

Ardee, Co. Louth

Maternity Cover. Experienced VS required to join our expanding mixed practice, O’Dowd Veterinary. 50% companion animal, 50% farm animal, with no equine. Fully-equipped hospital, located 40 minutes from Dublin airport. Three full time RVNs, along with excellent support staff. VDS, mileage and regular internal CPD included. Clinical director support is available in both disciplines. We are a friendly hardworking team, striving to deliver to the highest possible standards. CVs to godvet123@eircom.net


Inchicore, Dublin

The Irish Blue Cross is looking for a veterinary surgeon for maternity cover for our Inchicore Clinic. Immediate start. Modern well-equipped clinic with friendly team. Ideal candidate would have three years small animal experience. No OOH. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send CV and cover letter to una.otoole@bluecross.ie

Mixed vet

Convoy, Co. Donegal

Mixed veterinary surgeon required for progressive family mixed practice in Convoy, Co. Donegal. 60% farm animal, 25% small animal, 15% equine. 1:4 rota. Enthusiastic team. Work vehicle provided. Good support and back up. Beautiful location. Extensive investment in equipment and facilities ongoing. CPD encouraged and funded. Apply to smythveterinary@gmail.com


Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Vet required to join an existing three-vet team at Walsh/Fitzgerald Veterinary Clinic. Moving to a newly built modern well-equipped building. LA 65%/SA 35%. Both experienced and new graduates welcome. Good back up support with friendly working environment. Attractive package available for suitable candidate. Email vetjobtipp20@gmail.com or phone +353 85 161 8350 after 8pm.


Ardee, Co. Louth

VS required to join our expanding mixed practice, O’Dowd Veterinary in Ardee, Co. Louth. 50% companion animal, 50% farm animal, with no equine. Fully-equipped hospital, located 40 minutes from Dublin airport. Four RVNs, along with excellent support staff. VDS, mileage and regular internal CPD included. Clinical director support is available in both disciplines. We are a friendly hardworking team, striving to deliver to the highest possible standards. CVs to godvet123@eircom.net


South Armagh/North Louth

Veterinary surgeon required at Cross Veterinary Clinic, South Armagh/North Louth. Mixed practice located Crossmaglen Co. Armagh. One-in-three rota. Well-equipped small animal clinic with digital x-ray, in-house lab, ultrasound etc. Vehicle Provided. New graduates welcome. Generous terms. Email crossveterinaryclinic@btconnect.com or phone +44 28 3086 8848.


Rathmore, Co. Kerry

Sliabh Luachra Veterinary Centre requires a full-time vet to join our mixed practice. 85% LA/15% SA. Excellent opportunity to work with established practice with long term prospects. CPD to cert level encouraged. XLVets Ireland graduate programme available for new graduates. Company vehicle provided. One-in-three rota with attractive package for suitable candidate. Email CV and cover letter to Gervaise Monks, HR Consultant at gervaise.monks@gmail.com


Fermoy, Co. Cork

Vet required for Corrin Veterinary Hospital, mixed equine and SA practice.  Modern premises and well equipped, digital x-ray, endoscope, ultrasound, scanner, laboratory with IRAP, haematology, biochemistry etc. One-in-three rota. Salary commensurate with experience. CPD, VDS, VCI funded. Use of car or mileage allowance.  Accommodation available if required. CPD encouraged. Email CV to corrinvet@gmail.com


Tramore, Co. Waterford

Full-time VS required for busy 100% SA clinic in Tramore, Co. Waterford,
1:3 rota, salary commensurate with experience. Must be team player. Enjoyable working environment in modern, well-equipped clinic based in coastal resort of Tramore. Possible long-term prospects for well-motivated candidate in expanding practice. CVs to anipetsvetclinic@gmail.com



Veterinary surgeon required for mixed 90% LA/10% SA practice for Liam Strain, Monaghan. One-in-three rota. Support given to new graduates and Excellent long-term opportunities for the suitable candidate. Please apply to strainvet@hotmail.com


Tipperary town

Glen Veterinary, Tipperary Town, requires a full-time experienced vet to join our enthusiastic, progressive and friendly team. 50% SA/50% LA, one-in-six rota. CPD funded and encouraged. Please send CV to kieran.omahony@xlvets.ie

Mixed and large vet

Co. Tyrone

Strule Veterinary Services, County Tyrone. Mixed and large vet opportunities available. Permanent and fixed term, flexible working style options available. We work to high standards. You will have a passion for modern progressive farming and client continuity. Text Cathal on +44 77 1287 1555 or email at cathal.McNamee@campsievetcentre.com