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.
Highfield Veterinary Group are expanding our nursing team. Full-time permanent position available in a newly refurbished practice, all mod cons. No OOHs, one-in-five weekend rota. New graduates welcome to apply. 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
Castle Vets require a part-time RVN covering Saturdays to join our expanding team. Possibility of an additional weekday shift for a suitable candidate. Progressive, well-equipped practice (gas anaesthesia, in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasound). Duties to include assisting with routine small animal clinics and reception work. No on-call. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
RVN required in Avondale Vets, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. XL Vet member. We are a welcoming, supportive, friendly team who encourages our nurses to reach their full potential. Full time including 1:3 weekend day work. No on-call, night duty or OOH. New graduates and experienced nurses welcome to apply. CPD supported. Email email@example.com
Applewood Veterinary Clinic require a RVN. Part/full-time positions available. Work in modern practice with all in-house equipment; blood machines, digital x ray, multi-parameter anaesthetic monitor, ultrasound. We are looking for hard working, motivated person with some experience in SA clinic. We offer: CPD allowance, paid VDS and VCI's fees. Nurse Certificate can be sponsored by the Company to help with career progression. Salary €28,000-€31,000 for full-time position. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Atlantic Pet Care, Tralee, Co. Kerry, are looking for a qualified vet nurse who is organised, self-motivated and enjoys client contact to join our 100% small animal clinic. No on-call. Currently 3.5 days a week increasing to 4.5 during the summer. Experience preferred but new grads with a willingness to learn welcome to apply. CV to email@example.com
Maternity cover required for fully qualified RVN to work in a three-vet practice with full support staff including receptionist. Starting April for six months. The successful candidate will be working alongside caring professional colleagues to help deliver excellent patient care and help maintain client satisfaction in a busy well-established practice at All Care Vet centre in Walkinstown. Rates of pay are commensurate with experience. Replies to Allcarevetcentre@gmail.com
Full-time vet nurse required by All Care Vet Centre, Walkinstown. This position will suit someone who wishes to progress to the next level of their nursing career. An ambitious yet caring individual with excellent patient care as their primary focus is what we require. Excellent support guaranteed. Generous salary and CPD allowance. No OOH work. Replies to Vetnursevacancy@gmail.com
Experienced RVN required to join our team at Ark Veterinary Clinic, Tullow Co. Carlow. Full/part-time position. Well-equipped practice with new Technik kennel and treatment room, digital x-ray and Idexx. No late clinics. VCI and VDS fees covered. Email Kieran at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ark Veterinary Clinic, a small-animal-only practice in Galway city, has vacancies for two qualified, registered veterinary nurses. Saturdays are rostered 1:4 with no current night or Sunday duties. Please contact email@example.com with your application and CV or phone +353 91 510 131 for informal queries.
Kilcock Veterinary Hospital is looking for another RVN to join our happy team of two vets and two nurses. We are a 100% SA hospital. An independent and progressive practice with all modern equipment. No OOH's. VDS and VCI fees covered. CPD encouraged. Salary approximately 29k+ depending on experience. On train and bus routes approximately 30 minutes from Dublin. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
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. Please email CV to email@example.com or phone +353 86 063 8813.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Treaty Veterinary Clinic. We are seeking an ambitious RVN looking to take the next step in their career. Would suit an experienced nurse who is happy to lead by example, has great communication and organisation skills. You will have an interest in how to motivate a team to achieve their personal and practice goals. Ideally you will have experience of teaching nurses. Good renumeration package for the right candidate. CV to email@example.com
Beaufield Veterinary Centre require an enthusiastic RVN to join our five-vet, six-nurse team in our well-equipped, progressive, 100% SA hospital which has an emphasis on work-life balance. Position suited to a nurse who thrives in a busy working environment. No OOH or Sundays. CPD provided and supported. Experienced nurses and recent graduates are welcome to apply. Email CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Small animal RVN required for busy 100% small animal practice on Northside Dublin. Minimum one year experience. Full-time position. CPD encouraged. Hospital status. No out-of-hours. One-in-three nurse weekend rota. Applications with CV and cover Letter to email@example.com
RVN required Ark Vetcare Kilmacud. We are a growing, expanding, fiercely independent and genuinely caring SA practice. We need a RVN to join our pet besotted team. Please check out our website www.arkvet.ie. To apply send a CV and a video no longer than two minutes about you and why you think you are the perfect fit to firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp 0872442616.
RVN required Ark Vetcare Foxrock. We are a growing, expanding, fiercely independent and genuinely caring SA practice. We need a RVN to join our pet besotted team. Please check out our website www.arkvet.ie. To apply send a CV and a video no longer than two minutes about you and why you think you are the perfect fit to email@example.com or WhatsApp 0872442616.
Seeking RVN to join our team in our expanding clinic in Maynooth. Four vets, five nurses, two receptionists. At MyVet nurses play a key role in patient care with plenty of opportunity to use their skills. 40-hour week, no on-call, excellent work life balance and terms. Our ideal candidate has high standards of patient and client care. CV and cover to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will arrange an informal phone interview.
RVN required for expanding SA hospital in Co. Longford. Emma Plant Veterinary hospital is looking for a RVN to join our team of three vets and five nurses. The successful candidate will have minimum two years’ experience, but new graduates will be considered. No OOH, one-in-four Saturdays (paid extra), no late evenings and flexible rota. CV with covering letter to email@example.com or ring +353 86 152 5366.
RVN required to cover maternity leave in Archersfield Veterinary Clinic, Kilkenny. Experience in mixed practice and using vetsope ideal. Flexibility and willing to adapt to all aspects of mixed practice required. Working week 4.5 day week - no OOH. Please email CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Riverview Veterinary Group (RVG) has an exciting position for an enthusiastic RVN at our expanding hospital facility. Fully equipped facility with all the usual mod cons and more. You will be part of an existing eight-person team of young and dynamic colleagues. Experience preferred, but all applications considered. Paid VCI, VDS with an end of year bonus also. CVs to email@example.com
Lower Ormond Veterinary Clinic. 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
Blacklion Pet Hospital in Greystones, Co. Wicklow, has an opening for a RVN to join our two-vet, four-nurse team in a 100% SA hospital. Experienced and more recent graduates are welcome to apply. Full-time is a four-day working week, closing at 6pm daily, and one Saturday morning in four. No out-of-hours, no Sundays. Please apply with CV to email@example.com
We are expanding our team at Pet Emergency Hospital. Full-time lead nurses required to join a team of eight full-time nurses. Minimum of three years’ experience required. Opportunities for the successful candidate to progress in different areas of interest. CPD and VCI funded including paid CPD leave. Salary €35,000-€44,000. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
RVN required for full-time position in 100% CA practice in the Animal Care Hospital, Douglas, Cork. We are a friendly four-vet five-nurse team. Some experience essential. Generous CPD, T&Cs and all fees paid. Salary commensurate with experience and skills. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Wicklow Veterinary Clinic requires an enthusiastic, full-time nurse to join our team which is focused 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 covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary nurse required for 100% SA in Cork City. Sunbeam is an expanding progressive purpose-built hospital that offers first opinion and referral work. We have a new diplomate surgeon working out of Sunbeam and multiple Cert holders. We offer In-house CT, surgery, laparoscopy and endoscopy, and dentistry. We do our own OOH. One-in-eight weekends. IVC fees paid. Send CV to email@example.com
Mulcair Veterinary require a veterinary nurse for a full-time position, based at our Cappamore branch, Co. Limerick. Duties will include, assist at surgeries, prepare theatre and instruments, monitor animals post-surgery, internal lab work, and some reception duties. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tallaght Animal Hospital has a vacancy for a fully qualified nurse. Current nurse is Canada bound. Equally divided rota with five other colleagues at our independent hospital. Usual perks including VCI/CPD/VDS and uniform provided for. No OOH. Please contact our Head Nurse Niamh at email@example.com
Riverside Veterinary Hospital requires an RVN to join our friendly progressive small animal team. This is a full-time role with no OOH and we are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with strong customer care skills. Please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Goold's Vet Clinic is looking for an enthusiastic and friendly RVN. We are a busy small animal clinic with a three-vet, four-nurse and reception team. The suitable candidate should have excellent communication skills with a passion for patient and customer care. Experience preferred but not essential. 38+ hours per week (including Saturday). No OOH. Cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Full-time (day) veterinary nurse required and a Sunday day nurse. Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, Country Kildare. No OOH, VCI fees paid, CPD encouraged and supported. You will enjoy a varied caseload and working with a supportive friendly team. Email Bridget.McGing@ttga.ie
Blue Coast Veterinary Clinic requires an experienced SA veterinary nurse to cover a maternity leave, starting April 2021. Long-term position to be considered. Good skills in routine surgical and clinical medicine nursing are essential. 40 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience. Limited OOH: 1 in 2 weeks. Email CV and cover letter to Johanna firstname.lastname@example.org
Blackrock Veterinary Clinic seeks applications from RVNs for a full-time position in South Dublin. Position may suit a junior nurse looking to advance their career or a more experienced candidate for a head nurse position. No OOH. VCI paid, CPD allowance. Email your CV to email@example.com
Positions available for two Registered Veterinary Nurses, preferably experienced at All Care Vet Centre, Dublin 12. It is a 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 patient care and who thrives in a busy working environment. A generous package and CPD allowance to the successful candidates. Replies to Allcarevetcentre@gmail.com
O'Scanaill & Associates, Ashbourne & Lusk, are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly team of four vets and four nurses. Well-equipped mixed animal practice with a varied caseload. Good working roster. CPD encouraged. Salary commensurate with experience. May suit new graduate. Please email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello RVNs...a better career is just this way. Don't miss out! VN sought to join our family of professionals in Kilcoole (five minutes from Greystones). Have you a desire to be the best you can be and to work to the highest standards of veterinary care? At KV our nurses nurse, you'll enjoy a mix of medical, surgical and consulting duties. No reception and no OOHs. Supportive fun environment where people matter. Email email@example.com
The Veterinary Clinic Ratoath, requires a veterinary nurse for a busy Small Animal Hospital and Equine Clinic in County Meath. We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working candidate to add to our team. This is a full-time position. Both experienced and new graduates welcome. Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
McLaughlins Veterinary Clinic require a RVN to join our progressive mixed animal practice. This is a three day-a-week part-time role for eight months initially but may lead to a permanent position. Salary commensurate with experience. VDS covered and CPD paid for. Please email CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Ballinrobe Veterinary Clinic. RVN required to join our modern mixed animal practice. The position is initially for six months, however may lead on to a permanent position. We are looking for a confident nurse who loves all aspects of their role. The role is to primarily support the SA practice. It is a young dynamic team, carrying out a variety of analytical and surgical procedures. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deise Vets are seeking an RVN to join our expanding team. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with excellent communication skills and a passion for patient and customer care. This is a part-time role with no OOH and mainly SA duties. Salary commensurate with experience and all levels of experience are welcome to apply. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and supportive team here at Vetcare with branches in Athy, Carlow, Portlaoise and Rathcoole. This is a full-time permanent position which would suit an experienced veterinary nurse though recently qualified veterinary nurses would be considered. Please send CV to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking enthusiastic RVN to join Village Vets@DSPCA, Rathfarnham. Role includes nurse consultations, inpatient care, and theater work. Experience ideal, new grads considered. In-house CPD program and further education encouraged. No OOH weekdays or weekends. Salary is dependent on experience. Employee benefits including health care. CVs to email@example.com
Dublin veterinary hospital, Palmerstown is looking for a RVN. Full utilisation of all nursing skills. Our receptionists cover reception duties. We are a friendly, patient obsessed, modern practice. Nice working environment, good terms and conditions. No out-of-hours work. CPD encouraged. Please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +353 1 6237044.
Cork SA veterinary hospital requires an experienced veterinary nurse to join our nursing team. No OOH and good rota. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team. We are a busy progressive practice and encourage nurses to utilise their skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Please email CV to email@example.com
Roundwood Veterinary Practice requires a RVN to join our mixed animal practice in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow. Part-time role with no OOH. Mainly small animal duties with fully equipped facilities. Salary commensurate with experience. All levels of experience welcome to apply. Email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a RVN to join our dedicated theatre nursing team. The successful applicant will work with three other theatre nurses, two specialist surgeons and two surgery interns. No on-call duties or OOH. CPD encouraged and supported. Ideal candidate would have two years’ experience and be a team player. Cover letter and CV to Mairead at email@example.com or contact +353 21 496 2799.