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.
Vet wanted for small animal practice in the lovely coastal town of LLandudno, North Wales. Four-day week. No ooh. One-in-five Saturdays. Friendly, experienced team. Well-equipped practice. Accommodation available. Cpd funded. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 14 9287 7049.
Park Veterinary Centre, Ballymahon, Co. Longford and Moate, Co. Westmeath. Vet required for an expanding truly mixed practice. 50% LA/30% equine/ 20% SA. One-in-four working rota. Great working environment with a friendly team. Contact Tom +353 87 695 8999 or Peter +353 87 925 7769 or email email@example.com
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals, Cavan. www.clerkinvets.com. 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 and car provided. Salary discussed at interview. Looking for enthusiastic, driven vet with good communication skills. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Portlaoise Veterinary Clinic seeks SA veterinary surgeon for maternity leave starting January/February 2020. The clinic is equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental cart, blood analyser etc. Ideal candidate would have a minimum of two years’ experience. Position is part-time, three-day week. No out-of-hours and excellent salary offered. Please send CVs to email@example.com
Barrowvale Veterinary Clinic seeks a mixed practice VS. Three purpose-built practices. Practices based in Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, Graigenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny and Graigcullen, Co. Carlow. One-in-five rota with 25 days holidays per year. Remuneration commensurate with experience. Excellent support staff and supportive nursing team. Fully equipped clinic including digital x-ray, ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 83 452 1258.
Bridge House Veterinary, Dundalk, Co. Louth requires a vet to join their team of experienced vets in a one-in-four rota. LA 70%/30% SA. Fully equipped small animal clinic. Salary commensurate with experience, CPD encouraged and funded. Very friendly work environment and clientele. Preferably full time but would consider part time. Please contact email@example.com or phone +353 87 250 7366.
Enthusiastic veterinary surgeon required by Glenbower Veterinary, Killeagh, Co. Cork. A progressive mixed practice (four vets, two centres), 30 minutes from Cork city. Companion animal experience required. CPD encouraged and funded, salary commensurate with experience. Email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 small animal vet with five years’ experience. We offer tax-free salary, accommodation, medical insurance, transportation and one month of paid vacation. Interested?
Experienced small animal vet with good surgical experience required for maternity cover from April 1st for 6-12 months in modern, progressive SA hospital with ISFM accredited attached cat hospital. Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Apply with CV to email@example.com
VS required for mixed practice with strong SA proportion in South Tipperary (Cahir and Clonmel Vet Clinic). Maternity cover beginning February 2020, part-time (3-4 days per week with one OOH on call) or full-time position (1:3). All mod cons and friendly work environment. Experience and good initiative essential. Possibility of a long-term position arising. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org with CV and cover letter.
Veterinary surgeon(s) required for expanding Kilkenny practice. Friendly practice with work life balance a priority. Several good prospects for TVI work within driving distance. Practice close to Kilkenny city and Carlow town. Both mixed practice and companion animal focused vets wanted. All levels of experience considered with good back up for recent graduates. Salary and terms negotiable. Ring Paudie Hyland at Castlecomer vets on +353 86 043 3388 or email email@example.com
Belfield Veterinary Hospital Ltd is seeking a clinical director. The successful candidate will: report to the BEVH; develop and motivate our team of clinicians and nurses; and help build a strong team ethos. Requirements: previous management experience desired; good interpersonal and communication skills; strong decision-making skills; and a proven track record of strategic planning and delivering results. Competitive package. Base salary: €75,000. Email detailed job description and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date December 16.
Full-time VS required to join four-vet mixed practice in a predominantly dairy region at Barrowside Veterinary Hospital. 65% LA/35% SA. Progressive practice with all usual modern equipment. Rota shared equally with neighboring practice one-in-eight (spring one-in-four). Competitive salary depending on experience, new grads welcome. Excellent support provided. For further information contact email@example.com
VS required for Clover Hill Veterinary Clinic, a dedicated SA practice in Glenealy, Co. Wicklow. Part-time, with view to more long-term position. No out-of-hours work. Great working team and lovely clientele. All mod cons. Applicant must have good communication skills and be capable of sole care. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Gillian on +353 87 286 8792.
Ark Vetcare, Kilmacud, Co. Dublin, requires an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon. We offer excellent terms and working conditions in a fully equipped modern independent practice. Good working rota with OOH covered by an emergency clinic. Welcoming friendly team. Apply with CV and cover letter to email@example.com
O’Reilly & Fee, Armagh City. Small animal vet who is confident and competent in SA medicine and surgery, who enjoys clinical freedom to work up own cases, and is capable of working sole charge when required. We actively support and encourage progress and development, Interested? Please forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 28 3752 6777
Clinical Director required at Strule Veterinary Services a progressive mixed practice in County Tyrone. Attractive joining bonus available. Flexible working hours offered although you will be required to participate in the on call and weekend rota. Great salary and benefits package. For more info please contact email@example.com
Vet wanted for mixed practice in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Predominantly LA role but SA work is increasing. Supportive work colleagues and nice clients, with out of hours duty shared with a neighbouring practise. Experience an advantage but good support available for recent graduate. Salary and expenses negotiable. For more information contact Laura on +353 85 738 0949 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency and critical care veterinary surgeons required - full and part time. Belfield Veterinary Hospital Limited is a joint venture between a group of SA practices and UCD Vet hospital that provides a high quality out of hours emergency care service. An opportunity has arisen for dynamic, energetic and experienced (at least two years) SA vets to join our very experienced team (up to certificate standard). CPD supported. CVs to Pehmanager@gmail.com. ASAP.
Maternity leave position available in Borrisoleigh Veterinary Clinic in North Tipperary starting February 2020. Mixed practice with a focus on cattle and dairy practice. Successful candidate would also be solely responsible for all routine small animal work. Flexible working conditions (full time 1:3 or part-time). Experience preferred. Contact email@example.com
Acorn Veterinary Clinic, Mallow, Co. Cork seek an experienced VS to work in our progressive mixed practice. SA hospital accredited with usual mod cons; LA predominantly dairy based. Excellent opportunity for the right candidate who must be proficient in both SA & LA practice. VDS, VCI and 3 CPD days covered, with van and accommodation available if required. CVs with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bailieborough Veterinary Clinic, Co. Cavan requires a full-time VS to join their team of experienced vets. LA 60%/SA 40%, 1:6 weekend rota with neighbour practice reverting to 1:3 in Spring. Purpose built VCI registered clinic. May suit new graduate, excellent support provided at all times. Competitive salary with CPD/VCI/VDS funded. Accommodation available for the right candidate. CVs to email@example.com
Tullamore Pet Hospital require a full-time small animal VS to join our progressive, friendly SA practice. Modern, purpose-built hospital, well-equipped (digital x-ray, haematology/biochemistry, dental etc.) One-in-three rota with no weekend duties. Looking for caring, enthusiastic vet. Three years’ experience and an interest in surgery preferable, salary commensurate with experience. CPD encouraged and funded. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ark Vets is a small animal only, multi-centre practice in Galway City. We are looking for a full-time receptionist for our St Mary's Road Branch. This position may also suit a veterinary nurse with a particular interest in customer service and client care. To apply for this post, please email email@example.com with CV and references.
Whitehouse Veterinary Clinic. Mixed/SA vet required for a eight-vet truly mixed practice based in the vibrant Derry City, servicing the idyllic Inishowen Peninsula. Good mix of SA, equine, beef, sheep and dairy. 4.5 days per week, day off in lieu of weekend on-call. 34 days holidays per year, £1500 CPD allowance. Excellent support provided. CVs/additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 87 772 6976.
Fethard Vet Clinic seeks enthusiastic and motivated VS, for busy mixed practice (80% LA/20% SA). 1:3 on-call rota. Experience preferred but not essential. Great support provided. CPD encouraged and funded. Generous salary, accommodation and work vehicle provided. Email email@example.com
Vet required for Lakeside Veterinary Clinic. Practice well-equipped, digital x-ray, in-house haem/biochem. LA 60%/SA 40%. One-in-five rota. Experience preferred but new graduate considered. Good package available for suitable candidate. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Crowe’s Veterinary Clinic, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim require full and part-time veterinary surgeons. Good mix of small and large animal 60% SA\40% LA. One-in-three rota. VDS paid and generous CPD allowance. Some experience preferred. An opportunity to work in a vibrant town surrounded by scenic countryside and excellent client base. CVs to email@example.com
SA vet required at A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Flexible rota with one weekend in three on-call. Full-time role preferably but part-time also considered. We are a 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
Do you have a passion for excellent Veterinary care as well as first class customer service? At Spa View Veterinary Clinic, we believe that our clients and their animals/pets deserve the highest standards of care and service. We are a progressive mixed practice with clinics in Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny and Thurles, Co. Tipperary. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic mixed vet. Please contact us at email@example.com
Full time VS required for a mixed, mainly equine practice, in Fermoy, Co. Cork. This four-person practice has a varied workload with all usual diagnostic aids available. Experience in stud medicine an advantage, willingness to work with bovines and companion animals also required. Salary commensurate with experience, VDS paid, mileage allowance. Please forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary surgeon required for three-vet dairy based mixed practice in Buttevant, North Cork. 60% dairy/40% small animal. Experience preferred but not essential as a supportive environment is provided. Excellent remuneration package on offer. Enquiries and CVs to email@example.com
Experienced SA vet. Full-time position in Portmarnock Vets. We accept referrals for CAM, acupuncture and homeopathy. Also conventional practice. Ethos based on compassion. Must be able to work sole charge. Open mind and desire for a healthy work life balance essential. No experience in CAM necessary. No OOH. Usual holidays. Salary commensurate experience. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Mulroy Veterinary, Milford, Co. Donegal seeks two enthusiastic small animal vets to work in our new purpose-built small animal clinic with all mod-cons. One-in-six rota. Friendly working environment. Remuneration commensurate with experience. Vehicle/accommodation can be provided. Great location and beautiful countryside. For further information contact +353 86 667 7867 or email@example.com
Mixed or LA vet required at Mulroy Veterinary clinic, Milford, Co. Donegal. We are opening a new clinic in the next few weeks with all mod-cons including digital x-ray, gas anaesthetic and blood machines. One-in-six rota. Remuneration commensurate with experience. Good back up will be provided for a recent graduate. Vehicle/accommodation can be provided. For further information contact +353 86 667 7867 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SA vet required to work in a busy first opinion practice in Newry, Co. Down. Position is open to experienced and recently graduated vets who want to see a wide range of cases and plenty of surgery. Accommodation provided, RCVS, VDS, and AVSPNI membership included. Scanner, digital x ray and lab facilities. CV to email@example.com or phone for details +44 77 3950 7679.
McDonald’s Vet Clinic require a full-time receptionist. 60% LA/40% SA. The position will involve reception duties both large and companion, administration, TB clerical work and IT management. The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills. Remuneration dependent on experience. Previous relevant experience essential. CVs and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
O’Reilly & Fee, Armagh City. VS required. The position would suit someone who enjoys all aspects of a mixed practice but wishes to develop their career in area of preferred interest with encouraged CPD and training opportunities available. 1:4 rota. As part of the CVS group we can offer you excellent T&Cs. CVs to email@example.com or phone +44 28 3752 6777.
Full-time VS wanted for a progressive, mixed nine-vet referral practice. Practices in Athy, Portlaoise, Carlow and Rathcoole. All close to Dublin. Experience preferred, but not essential. Excellent rota with good support and backup. Vehicle provided with attractive salary. CPD encouraged and with five GP certificate holders, a full nursing team, further career advancement is possible. Contact Kevin firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 86 257 6652.
Join our team of six vets in our newly built hospital in Lucan. We have a great modern facility, busy caseload, brilliant team, average five-day 40-hour week, no on-call. Part of group of three clinics. Ideally three or more years’ experience. Interest in surgery would be a major benefit. Good package available. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Inishfree Veterinary Hospital, Sligo Town, requires a full-time veterinary surgeon. 80 % SA/20% LA . One-in-three rota. Well-equipped SA hospital with digital x-ray, ultrasound, Idexx Lab suite. Experience preferred but not essential. Good working environment with friendly team. VCI and VDS fees paid and CPD allowance. Please email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Locum tester required for Carrick Veterinary Centre in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan with an immediate start. Please contact Paddy +353 87 259 7815.
VS required for Sunbeam Vets, Cobh, Co. Cork. Newly opened growing purpose-built 4500sq foot practice. X-ray, bloods, ultrasound all in-house. Must be happy to work sole charge. Can be a four- or five-day week for the right candidate. If five days, one of the days can be in The Sunbeam hospital Northpoint. One Saturday in three. No weeknights ooh. Weekend rota one-in-ten soon to move to one-in-twenty. CVs to email@example.com
VS required for 100% SA hospital 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, cardiology and dentistry referral. We are looking for a vet ideally who has specialised in Medicine or another specialisation. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
All Care Vet Centre in South Dublin. Full-time SA vet required to join our friendly team of three vets and five veterinary nurses. 100% SA practice with all the usual toys including digital radiography and in-house laboratory, striving to provide quality veterinary care to all our patients. No OOH. CPD encouraged and included in remuneration package. Cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Veterinary surgeon required for busy friendly two-vet mixed practice based in Cloverhill, Roscommon, 50% SA/50% LA. We have a fully equipped small animal clinic including digital x-ray, ultrasound, haematology/biochemistry. Experience preferred but not essential. Please contact +353 906 665 555, +353 87 230 2512 or send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vets & Pets in Bailieborough, Co. Cavan is a mixed practice (80% SA/20 % farm animals/99.8 % lovely clients) and we are looking for a part-time vet in sole charge for three days a week 9am-6pm, with an hour lunch break and three nights on-call (mostly quiet). Accommodation provided plus 30K annually. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Vet required for Three Valleys Vets mixed practice in Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone. 1:4 rota. Would suit new grad or experienced vet. 33 days holidays. Competitive salary. Accommodation and vehicle supplied. Two days off in lieu of weekend worked. For more information contact Noel Doyle on +44 77 7570 0994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Crescent Link, based in Derry/Londonderry. We aim to deliver quality care to the local community and pride ourselves on going the extra mile for our clients and their pets. Looking for a gifted vet to join us on a full/part-time basis. An excellent package, competitive salary of £40,000-53,000 (dependent of experience) generous CPD and exclusive discounts and rewards. Apply: https://careers.myvetpractice.co.uk/vacancies/10537/veterinary-surgeon--full-or-part-time--100-small-animal-vet.html
Crescent Veterinary Clinic, Limerick. Small animal vet required for a full-time position at our modern, well-equipped veterinary hospital. A minimum of three years’ experience ideally. Excellent T&Cs, generous CPD allowance, one-in-eight weekends on-call. We offer a friendly supportive environment. Cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Animalia Veterinary Clinic, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim requires a full-time veterinary surgeon 80% LA/20% SA. We are a friendly, small growing practice seeking a confident, enthusiastic vet. Experience preferred but not essential. Flexible hours. Please send cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Claremorris Pet Clinic requires a part-time 100% SA veterinary surgeon. Candidate must be confident in consulting and operating independently. We are a friendly, brand new, purpose-built clinic in Claremorris, Co. Mayo, with very nice clients. Please send CV to email@example.com
Experienced full-time vet required to join our four-vet, small animal hospital in Celbridge. Our supportive practice prioritises work-life balance, with support and mentoring available. We have a lovely clientele, no out-of-hours on call, and weekend clinics finish at 1pm on Saturdays. Funding is available for further special-interest qualification. More details are at www.beauvet.ie. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced full-time/locum farm animal VS wanted for immediate start in mixed practice, Drogheda, Co. Louth. Preferred experience in dairy health and bovine surgery. Opportunities available to enhance small animal clinical skills also. For further information please contact William Burgess on +353 86 275 0886. Apply with cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Coolcower Veterinary Clinic seeks enthusiastic VS for mixed practice predominately dairy in Macroom, Co. Cork. Purpose-built clinic, digital x-ray, ultrasound etc. Good back up support. VDS/VCI fees covered. Excellent salary and rota. If interested please send CV to Patbourkevet@gmail.com
Progressive, fun, energetic, well established SA hospital team seeks an experienced small animal vet with a passion for best practice, excellent client care and engagement. Are you the motivated and dynamic practitioner we are looking for? If so, tell us why. Send your CV with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary surgeon required for Summerhill Veterinary Hospital, Ennis. Recently built new hospital with all mod cons, digital x-ray, in-house IDEXX bloods machine, ultrasound. One-in-six rota. 60% SA/40% LA. Good working environment. New graduates considered. Please email email@example.com
Sandycove Veterinary Clinic is looking for a well skilled veterinary receptionist to join a busy SA clinic based in South Dublin. 20-25 hours a week including alternating weekends. Ideal candidate will have excellent initiative and communication with clients and will also be able to assist with various administration duties. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 1 214 0510.
VS required for maternity leave from October at Glenamaddy Veterinary Clinic, Co. Galway. Mixed four-person practice with purpose-built large and small animal surgeries, digital x-ray, ultrasound etc. Long term opportunity for suitable candidate. Email email@example.com or phone +353 87 254 3722 after 6pm.
Vet required for mixed practice in Tyrone. Enthusiastic full-time colleague required to join expanding eight-vet mixed practice in the county town of Omagh in Tyrone. New purpose-built surgery and all mod cons with friendly nursing staff. One-in-six rota. Email covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Cathal on +44 77 1287 1555.
Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital, The Curragh, Co. Kildare, has a vacancy for a 6-month maternity leave cover. The position is to run the internal medicine department of our hospital and lead a team of hospital interns for the stud season January to June 2020 with a focus on neonatal medicine. Advanced qualifications such as Diploma in Internal Medicine would be advantageous. Capacity to grow into a full-time position. CV to email@example.com
Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital, Curragh, Co. Kildare, has a vacancy for an experienced veterinary assistant to join our team. Duties include all aspects of mainly thoroughbred racing and breeding practice. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org