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.
Riverinny Veterinary Clinic, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Locum vet required for mixed practice in Longford. Experience essential. Please contact +353 87 979 3877.
Locum vet required for dedicated small animal practice in Glenealy, Co. Wicklow. All mod cons, great supportive team and no out of hours. Must be comfortable with sole care. Please contact Gillian Hick at Clover Hill Veterinary Clinic on +353 87 286 8792.
Locum vet surgeon needed July/August for mixed practice farm and small in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Experience in TB testing/farm work essential. Experience in small animals also preferable but not essential. Well-equipped practice, digital x-ray, ultrasound, blood machines. No out of hours work. Please forward interest/CV to email@example.com