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.
PetVet is a state of the art hospital in New Ross which requires an
enthusiastic, part-time nurse with good communication skills to join our team, which is focused on excellent customer service and patient care. Experience preferred but not essential. Competitive salary offered. CPD encouraged and supported. Email CV to accounts@PetVet.ie
Greystones Veterinary Hospital (100% SA) is looking for a vet nurse to cover maternity leave for one of our full-time nurses. Dates required: 29th March to 1st November 2021. No OOH duties. Rota 1:3 for 1/2 day Saturday. Greystones is on the DART line. Website: www.greystonesvet.ie. Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Minightvet Cork require a full-time RVN to join our team located at Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital, Togher, Cork. Two plus years' experience preferable, in house CPD provided and VCI frees covered. Working hours are one week in every three and weekends are one in every six. CV and cover letter FAO Orla to email@example.com or contact Orla on +353 87 683 5396 for more information.
RVN required to join our modern re-furbished mixed animal practice in Derry City. Full-time, however we would consider part-time candidates who can manage a varied and busy workload. We are looking for a nurse who loves all aspects of their role, and confident in running nurse clinics. The team consists of a young friendly supportive team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring +353 87 772 6976.
Tankardstown Veterinary Clinic require a full-time veterinary nurse to join a progressive and friendly small animal practice. Our practice is well-equipped with all mod cons. No OOH. Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team. CV to email@example.com
Full-time RVN required for Swords Veterinary Hospital. Experience would be an advantage. Excellent facilities with a newly built second building. If you are an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player who is looking to progress your career with increased responsibility and skills development, we would be delighted to hear from you. One-in-four weekends. Out-of-hours is covered by UCD Pet Emergency Hospital. CPD is always encouraged. Salary is 13.00-16.00 euro commensurate with experience. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary nurse required for independent mixed practice in Convoy, Co. Donegal. Wide scope of duties and practice including large animal work. Ideal candidate will have the ability to work on their own initiative, on the direction of senior staff. Country practice in a beautiful location. CPD encouraged and funded. Apply to email@example.com
Westgate Veterinary Hospital. Full-time RVN required to join nine-nurse, six-vet mixed practice in Drogheda, Co. Louth. In-house digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab. Candidate will get to put nursing skills to full use on a daily basis. CPD funded and encouraged. Salary commensurate to experience. Contact John Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time RVN, preferably with experience required by Kelly Veterinary Clinic, Athenry, Galway. A busy four-vet mixed practice with 50%LA/50% SA. Fully-equipped small animal clinic. Ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, work well as part of a team and have good work initiative. CV to email@example.com
MyVet, Lucan. Seeking RVN to join our team in our new hospital at MyVet Lucan. 40-hour week, no on-call, good work life balance and good terms. Start January-February 2021. Great new facility complete with CT scanner. Send CV and cover to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will arrange an informal phone interview.
MyVet, Firhouse. Seeking RVN to join growing team in our recently refurbished vet hospital in Firhouse. At MyVet our nurses play a key role in patient care with plenty of opportunity to use their skills. 40-hour week, no on-call, good work life balance and good terms. Our ideal candidate aims for high standards of patient and client care, is a good communicator and enjoys working as part of a team. Send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Avondale Veterinary is looking for an enthusiastic RVN to join our team, full-time. Job will require flexibility, mainly based in Arklow but some shifts in our other branches. A busy progressive practice, we encourage nurses to utilise their skills in a friendly, supportive environment. No OOH. Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualified RVN required for Portmarnock Veterinary Clinic. 100% SA practice also providing integrative holistic alternatives to a growing client base. No out-of-hours duties required. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time role and would suit new graduate. Email
Mulcair Veterinary require a veterinary nurse for a fixed term contract of a minimum of two months with the possibility of longer, based at our Cappamore branch, Co. Limerick. Duties will include, assist at surgeries, prepare theatre and instruments, monitor animals post-surgery and some reception duties. Please send and CV to email@example.com
Dublin SA veterinary hospital require an experienced veterinary nurse to join our happy team. No weekends or out of hours work. Excellent support with full utilisation of your nursing skills. We are a friendly, patient obsessed, modern practice. Nice working environment, good terms and conditions. Please send your CV and cover to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time RVN required, Priory Vets, Tallaght Village. Team player required with good communication skills, who will have the enthusiasm and drive to maintain and develop the high standards of service and care within our small team. Our aim is to treat every animal as if they are our own; with the personal service our clients deserve, delivered with real empathy and care. Salary commensurate with experience. CV to email@example.com FAO Nikki or Suzanne
The Pet Hospital Waterford has a vacancy for a full-time, experienced SA veterinary nurse. Requires proficiency in routine surgical and clinical medicine nursing. We offer excellent terms and working conditions. This is a nine to five job with no out-of-hours work or weekend work. For information on this position contact Tadhg on +353 87 248 7144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St Benedict's Veterinary Hospital has a vacancy for a part-time RVN to join our dynamic progressive team of three vets and three nurse. Modern, well-equipped clinic, friendly clients and supportive team. CPD encouraged. VDS paid. Salary commensurate with experience. Predominantly SA role with very varied caseload. No on-call rota. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals, position available for a qualified veterinary nurse for a busy, mixed six-vet practice in Cavan, with two small animal hospitals. Progressive, wide caseload, equipped with a full lab, diagnostic suite and extensive anaesthetic monitoring equipment, friendly practice. Good communication skills essential. CPD encouraged. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 86 063 8813.
RVN required to join The Donkey Sanctuary at Hannigans Farm, County Cork to provide a high standard of care to animals in the hospital and sanctuary farms in Ireland. A veterinary nursing qualification, registered VCI and equine experience are essential. Fixed term contract to provide maternity leave cover until June 2021, working 39 hours a week plus evening and weekend work as part of a rota. To apply click on the link below.
Spa View Veterinary Clinic require a full time VCI Registered Veterinary Nurse. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with excellent communication skills and a passion for excellent patient and customer care. Please send a CV and covering letter to email@example.com
We are expanding our team of lead nurses at the Pet Emergency Hospital, Dublin 4. Two full-time lead nurses required for out-of-hours rota. Option of 30 or 39 hours per week with a varied caseload. Minimum of three years’ experience required. Opportunities for the successful candidate to progress in areas of staff training or management. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Salary €37,000-€44,000. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary nurse required for small animal practice in Clontarf, Dublin. Please reply by email to email@example.com
RVN for mixed practice ten minutes from Athlone. Small amount of reception work but mainly nursing duties (as we have a receptionist). No clients in consults since March due to Covid restrictions. 36-38 hours per week. No OOH, no late clinics, close at 1pm on Saturday. Experience preferred but enthusiastic new grads can apply. 12-15 euro per hour depending on experience. Starting December. Apply to Suzanne firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary Specialists Ireland welcomes applications from experienced veterinary nurses for a full-time clinical position at our SA specialty-only hospital. Experience in anaesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, rehabilitation, or postgraduate qualification an advantage. Attractive package (CPD, VCI, VDS). Salary commensurate with experience. Cover letter and CV to email@example.com; visit www.vetspecialists.ie
Qualified RVN, preferably with experience required by All Care Vet Centre, Dublin 12. We are a busy three-vet, four-nurse and a receptionist team, dealing exclusively with companion animals. We are looking for a caring, professional individual who expects high standards of animal care and who thrives in and enjoys a busy and varied work environment. Reply to Allcarevetcentre@gmail.com
RVN Positions. Dubai Marina and Jumeirah locations. Full-time. Minimum two years SA experience. Competitive tax-free salary circa €33,000 p.a. inclusive of allowance for accommodation and travel, medical insurance, 30 calendar days annual leave, annual flight allowance, CPD. Work permit and visa. www.britishvethospital.com. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Athlone Veterinary Clinic is seeking and enthusiastic, full time, VCI registered veterinary nurse to join our friendly progressive practice. Our ideal candidate should be passionate about patient care, have excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team. CV to email@example.com and we can arrange a quick call to discuss the position.
Full-time registered veterinary nurse required in a multi-centre practice in Cork City. It is a small animal position within a great team environment. Experience preferred but newly qualified candidates with enthusiastic attitude and proven work ethic are welcome to apply. Salary commensurable with experience. Please email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
One full-time and one part-time position available for a qualified veterinary nurse in a busy mixed practice. The positions are based at Smith and Foley Veterinary Surgeons in Kells and Navan, County Meath. Equipped with a full lab, digital x-ray, ultrasound and extensive anaesthetic monitoring equipment. CPD encouraged. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Lower Ormond Veterinary Clinic, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary. Full-time RVN required to join our progressive and friendly mixed practice. The ideal candidate would have the initiative to work both on their own and as part of a team. Must have a strong motivation to provide first class care to our patients and clients. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Contact David on +353 87 2221655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RVN required for permanent position in Dublin based SA hospital group. CPD and further training encouraged and funded. Comprehensive new graduate programme for a new graduate. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent rota with no on-call duties. The ideal candidate will have good people skills and work well within a team. Plenty of opportunity to develop own interests within the practice. CV to email@example.com
Mullingar Pet Hospital has an exciting opportunity available for a full-time, experienced veterinary nurse to join our busy friendly team in our modern premises. 41 hours per week. No OOH. CPD is encouraged. Salary offered is negotiable based on experience. Please send CV and letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary nurse required for Gorteen Acre Veterinary Clinic, a busy mixed animal veterinary practice situated in Athenry, Co. Galway. Small team with a friendly working environment. Applicant must have strong communication skills and be meticulous in their work. Full/part-time position available. Contact Eoin +353 87 936 7307 or email email@example.com
Veterinary nurse required for busy three-vet mixed practice based in Roscommon. Mainly small animal duties. Fully equipped facilities. Experience preferred but not essential, salary negotiable. To start immediately. Contact us +353 86 230 2512, +353 906 66 5555 or email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
South Dublin Vets, based in Terenure and Dundrum are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working RVN to join our team. Friendly progressive practice with varied and interesting caseload. Excellent opportunity to develop nursing skills. Salary commensurate with experience. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Veterinary nurse required at East Limerick Veterinary Centre. We are a three-vet mixed practice, ten minutes from Limerick city. Newly refurbished, well equipped clinic with supportive staff and friendly clientele. Full-time hours, attractive package for the right candidate. Email CV to Peadar200@hotmail.com or call +353 87 857 1068.
Wicklow Veterinary Clinic requires an enthusiastic, full time nurse to join our team which is focussed on excellence in both customer service and patient care. Experience preferred but new graduates considered as full training will be provided. Competitive salary offered. CPD encouraged and supported. Email CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking RVN to join our team in our recently refurbished five-vet hospital. At MyVet our nurses play a key role in patient care with plenty of opportunity to use their skills. 40-hour week, no on-call, good work life balance and good terms. Our ideal candidate aims for high standards of patient and client care, is a good communicator and has a sense of humour! CV and cover to email@example.com
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals, Cavan. Position available for a qualified veterinary nurse for a busy mixed six-vet practice, with two small animal hospitals. Progressive, wide caseload. Equipped with a full lab, diagnostic suite and extensive anaesthetic monitoring equipment. Friendly practice. Good communication skills essential. CPD encouraged. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 86 063 8813.
Due to expansion Highfield Veterinary Group are hiring a RVN for our Naas branch. Full-time permanent position in a newly refurbished practice, all mod cons. No OOHs, one-in-four weekend rota. Salary commensurate with experience. CPD encouraged and funded. Good working atmosphere, all nursing skills utilised. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Full-time RVN required to join our busy progressive veterinary hospital, Dungarvan, Waterford. Experience an advantage but not essential. Ideal candidate will work well as part of our team and have strong customer service skills and a very keen interest in nursing duties. No OOH. Please send cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applewood Veterinary Clinic is looking for ambitious RVN. Ideal candidate should have one year SA experience, good communication and nursing skills. We offer: excellent salary package to ideal candidate, 36-39 hours per week, paid VCI/VDS fees, CPD's encouraged and funded. Apply to email@example.com or by phone on +353 1 840 6135.
Lakeside Veterinary Clinic seeks a RVN to join our SA team. Experienced candidate preferred however recent graduates welcome to apply. Working on own initiative, good communication skills and team player a must. Full-time position with no OOHs. Excellent remuneration package including VCI fees, VDS cover. Send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enthusiastic RVN required for busy SA clinic, Limerick city. Do you want to use your amazing nursing skills to the best of your ability? The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative with confidence and good communication skills. Good package and remuneration for the right candidate. CV with cover letter to email@example.com. Full and part time positions available.
Treaty Veterinary Clinic is a busy SA practice in Limerick City. Due to continuing growth and range of services we offer, we now wish to recruit a Head Nurse to lead, motivate and manage our team of nurses. This position offers a fantastic career opportunity to the successful applicant. Experience in SA practice and additional nursing/other relevant qualifications will be an advantage. Good remuneration package €30,000 plus depending on experience. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cottage Veterinary Clinic requires a full-time, experienced RVN to join our friendly supportive team. Involves all aspects of nursing and will suit a candidate who is enthusiastic about patient care, with excellent communication skills and works well in a team. 38-hour, four-day week, with one-in-four Saturday half day and no OOH. VCI/VDS fees paid. CPD is encouraged and supported. CV to email@example.com