For information on placing a classified in the Veterinary Ireland Journal, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please return all correspondence with box numbers to IFP Media, Castlecourt, Monkstown Farm, Glenageary, Co. Dublin
Please confirm your full Veterinary Ireland Membership Number. Membership numbers are available from Veterinary Ireland HQ on 01 457 7976.
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;
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 email@example.com”
The updated Code is now being introduced by Veterinary Ireland and IFP Media and all those advertising job vacancies are requested to comply with this Code of Practice.
While allowing for an introductory period, the National Council has determined that all classifieds printed in the VIJ will need to comply with this Code from the October 2017 print edition of the VIJ.
Please note that any classifieds not complying with this Code from October onwards 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 required for three-person practice in Mountrath, Co. Laois. 65% LA/20% SA/15% equine. Excellent conditions and remuneration commensurate with experience. SA and farm animal abilities appreciated but a young graduate would get lots of backup. We have x-ray and ultrasound and operating facilities for large and small animals. Apartment also available as part of package. Apply to Fintan Graham +353 87 249 3715 (evenings) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Castle Vets requires an experienced VS to join our team in Castlebar or Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Position in Castlebar is 100% LA with a 1:4 rota, or in Belmullet would be 80% LA/20% SA with a 1:3 rota. Time off in lieu of weekends worked. VDS Cover. Three days paid annual CPD. Salary commensurate with experience. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Emergency and critical care veterinary surgeons required. 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) veterinary surgeons (full and part time) at this time of expansion. Salary commensurate with experience. CVs to Pehmanager@gmail.com
Clerkin Vets, Cootehill & Virginia, Co. Cavan. Veterinary surgeons required for SA and LA positions to join expanding six-vet practice. Purpose built hospital with excellent facilities and nursing staff. Great support, backup and shared rota. Good communication skills and work ethic. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
St Benedict's Veterinary Hospital, Sligo town has a vacancy for a veterinary surgeon to join our dynamic progressive team of vets and nurses. 50:50 mixed practice. Modern well-equipped clinic, friendly clients and excellent support available. One-in-three rota. Package commensurate with experience. Send CVs and cover letter to email@example.com
Animal Health Clinic, Moate, Co. Westmeath requires enthusiastic colleague (preferably experienced but new graduate may suit) to join our three-vet team. LA 70%/SA 30%. We work from a modern well-equipped premises (digital X-ray, large and small animal ultrasound, gaseous anaesthesia, dental equipment etc). Good backup whenever required in this friendly practice. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced (minimum one year) mixed practice vet required to join friendly enthusiastic team at Ballina Veterinary Clinic, Co. Mayo. 60% LA (cattle and equine)/40% SA. 1:3 weekend rota for spring and 1:6 otherwise. Well-equipped clinical practice with varied caseload and good back up. Excellent package available for suitable candidate. Send CV to email@example.com or phone +353 87 967 9708.
Full time VS required for mixed practice in North Cork at Acorn Veterinary Clinic, Mallow. New vehicle supplied. Experienced LA and SA vet preferred. 50% LA (mostly dairy) and 50% SA in purpose-built SA hospital. Competitive salary depending on experience and excellent prospects for suitable candidate. Contact Noel on +353 86 784 1130 and send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time small animal vet required at A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Full time applicants also considered. We are a 100% small animal practice with a friendly working environment. Well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental and blood machines. Good support available. Apply with CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Full/part time VS wanted for five-vet, multi-centre North Cork 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 applicants preference. Experience preferred but not essential. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
VS required. Very mixed practice in Rathkeale, West Limerick. Deelside Veterinary Clinic, existing three-person practice now expanding to four persons. 50% Bovine/25% Equine/25% SA. One-in-four rota equally shared. New purpose-built clinic just commencing construction. All mod cons available - digital x-ray, biochemistry and haematology analyser, endoscope, ultrasound scanners etc. Salary negotiable depending on experience. CVs to email@example.com
SA vet required for our friendly team in Limerick City near famous Thomond Park and branch practice in Shannon in beautiful Clare. We are a supportive, easy going, hard working team looking for an enthusiastic, conscientious, caring, coffee and cake loving individual with excellent communications skills. Equally shared on-call rota, we have all the usual toys. We offer funded cpd. CVs to John at firstname.lastname@example.org
Beechwood Vets, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 has a full-time vacancy for a dynamic small animal veterinary surgeon. This position requires proficiency in routine surgery and clinical medicine. We offer excellent terms and working conditions to the suitable applicant including long term prospects. Excellent prospects for the right candidate. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
The DSPCA Veterinary Hospital require a VS. Located at the base of the Dublin mountains five minutes away from the M50, this purpose-built hospital includes digital x-ray, ultrasound and an in-house laboratory. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years’ experience, excellent client communication skills and be highly competent in both clinical and surgical tasks. Approx 25 hours per week, 1/2 Saturdays and 1/6 week-end on-call rotation. Salary commensurate with experience. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital is looking for an experienced, full-time, SA VS to join our Referral Surgical Team. We have two dedicated operating theatres, fluoroscopy, arthroscopy and excellent surgical equipment. The successful applicant will join a full-time European Diplomate, a surgical intern and three dedicated theatre nurses. Generous holidays and CPD allowance. Salary dependent on experience. See website for more details or contact Shane Guerin at email@example.com
Fancy not doing regular night duty anymore? Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time SA VS to join their first opinion team. Five weeks holidays and no regular night duty. The service is supported by a number of Certificate and Diploma holders. Excellent surgical, medical and imaging facilities. Experience essential. Generous CPD allowance. Salary dependent on experience. See website for more details or contact Shane Guerin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to continued expansion and the opening of our veterinary hospital in 2019, we require an additional vet to join our eight-person mixed practice in Antrim. We have a friendly, supportive team. One-in-six rota. Accommodation and car allowance are provided. CPD is encouraged and funded. Part time candidates considered. CV to Rosalind Woodside, Gleno and Farmhill Vets, by email email@example.com or ring 07855 960771.
Mitchelstown Veterinary Hospital, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork is looking for a full-time VS for predominantly LA (mostly dairy) work. Purpose built, well equipped veterinary hospital with excellent support staff. 1:3 rota, 4.5 day week and day off in lieu of weekend worked. Excellent prospects for the right candidate. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mixed practice Templemore Veterinary Centre in Co. Tipperary require a vet from 01/02/19 to 01/04/19. Accommodation can be provided. Experience preferred but not essential. Competitive rates paid to the ideal candidate. Contact Kate +353 87 900 1544 or email@example.com
Maher Doona Spillane, Athy, Co. Kildare. Full time VS wanted for a progressive, mixed nine-vet referral practice. Practices in Athy, Portlaoise, Carlow and Rathcoole. Experience preferred but new grads will be considered. Excellent rota with vehicle supplied. Varied case load. CPD encouraged and with five GP certificate holders, a full nursing team, further career advancement is possible. Email Kevin firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 86 257 6652.
Twin Valley Veterinary, Letterkenny, Donegal. Vet required for mixed practice. Good mix of small and large. Well-equipped hospital, one-in-six rota, Excellent support structure and backup. Competitive salary and time off. Phone +353 86 807 7030 for further details.
Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital, Cork City, is looking for a 12-month surgical intern. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of a European College Diplomate in Surgery. Usual intern salary and working conditions apply. See our website for more details or contact Shane Guerin at Shane.email@example.com
Experienced, ambitious veterinary surgeon required to join our team in Swords, Co. Dublin. Work in progressive, well-equipped small animal clinic. All mod cons; ultrasound, x-ray generator, in-house blood machines, multi-parameter anaesthetic monitor, etc. Full time position, 38-40 hours per week, little OOH. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enthusiastic veterinary surgeon required for full time position at The Veterinary Centre, Kanturk. Progressive mixed practice, 80% mostly dairy LA/20% SA. Excellent support and mentoring. Rota one-in-three. CPD funded. Remuneration commensurate with experience. Email email@example.com
Veterinary surgeon wanted for mixed practice in Cootehill, Co. Cavan. Busy practice with a one-in-three rota and use of scanners, x-ray machines etc. Excellent opportunity for suitable candidate. New graduates welcome. Contact John Fortune on +353 86 127 5735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballybrown Equine Clinic, Clarina, Co. Limerick, seeks experienced and ambitious colleague. Permanent position with long term prospects. Ambulatory practice with clinic base. Mainly thoroughbred clientele covering full range of high-end equine work. Reproduction (includes chilled and frozen AI), lameness investigations, race horse work, pre sales examinations. In house lab, radiography, endoscopy etc. Excellent support staff. Further information at www.horsevet.ie. Replies to email@example.com
Cara Veterinary Group are looking for a Saturday morning vet for our busy 100% SA Branch in the Dublin 7 area. Minimum of two years’ experience required. Good bedside manner and communication skills essential. Please send current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for CVs is Friday 2nd November.
Maternity cover required for SA vet at The Animal Care Hospital, Douglas, Cork, from early December for a minimum of 6 months. Full-time and part-time applicants considered. Experience preferred and surgical expertise an advantage. Salary commensurate with ability, flexible working hours and limited on call duties for suitable applicant. Please send cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Portlaoise Veterinary Clinic seek an enthusiastic VS to join our team. Modern, well equipped 100% companion animal practice. Experience preferred however would be a good opportunity for a new graduate. Excellent training and support available. Salary dependent on experience. CPD allowance available. 1:3 rota with a day off in lieu. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced veterinary surgeon (80% LA) required for modern practice in Cahir Vet Clinic, South Tipperary. Scanning, herd health and emergency medicine. 1:3 rota, six-vet practice, fixed working times. Great team of support staff. More details available on request. CV and references email to email@example.com. Phone +353 86 259 7280.
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 mixed practice with clinics in Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny and Thurles, Co. Tipperary. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic mixed vet. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pet Hospital Waterford has a part time vacancy for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon. This position requires proficiency in routine surgery and clinical medicine. We offer excellent terms and working conditions to the suitable applicant including long term prospects. For information contact Tadhg on +353 87 248 7144 or by email email@example.com
Terenure Veterinary Hospital. Part-time VS required to join the team at South Dublin vets working in both our Terenure and Dundrum clinics. Varied and interesting caseload with lovely clients and pets! Great help and support from experienced colleagues. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full time small animal vet: clinical position in Doha, Qatar. Includes a tax-free salary, furnished accommodation, free medical insurance, transportation and four weeks of paid vacation. Well-established hospital with supportive, friendly atmosphere. Good intercultural skills and five years’ experience required. Interested candidates may send their resumes to email@example.com
Full time SA veterinary surgeon position available in a busy 100% SA clinic in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Very friendly team and fully equipped modern practice, good OOH rota. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Anna on +353 87 239 4799.
Full-Time VS, Belfast. Cedar Grove is a SA RCVS Accredited Hospital with significant and growing referral case load. Excellent surgical, medical and diagnostic facilities to include in house MRI suite. Our experienced vet team includes a range of Certificate holders and highly experienced vets. Attractive salary related to experience and post graduate qualifications, generous CPD fund. Part time application also considered. Email email@example.com
Full time permanent position for veterinary surgeon required for Village Vets in our Clonsilla branch. 40-hour week, no OOH hours during the week or at the weekends. Monthly CPD, 25 holidays per year, health insurance, full time support from clinical directors. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Companion animal vet required, Firhouse Vet Clinic. Join a team of four-vets in this busy Dublin CA hospital. Have you some CA experience, excellent communication skills and enjoy general CA practice? Modern facility, busy caseload, 40-hour work week, average 5 days per week and no on call. Part of a larger group of three clinics. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Mourne Veterinary Clinic, Newry, Co. Down. Vet required to join our modern, friendly four-vet, two-nurse mixed practice. Varied caseload in SA and LA. One-in-four rota. Small radius of cover. 6pm (or earlier) finish Mon-Fri. Excellent support. Can cater for a bias towards SA or LA. Part time vet also considered. CPD encouraged and funded. Accommodation/vehicle available if required. Contact Liam on +44 77 3637 2352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alberta/Canada. Strathmore Veterinary Clinic a modern small animal practice seeks for an enthusiastic associate veterinarian to join its team. Competitive compensation package and above average vacation allowance. Strathmore is located within hour of the rocky mountains and international airport. Send your resume to Strathmorevetapplications@gmail.com
Vet surgeon required for friendly busy three-vet mixed practice in Cloverhill, Roscommon. Experience preferred but new graduate will be considered. One-in-three rota. Our small animal practice has digital x-ray, ultra sound scanning and biochemistry. Salary will depend on experience. Please send CV to email@example.com or call us on +353 906 665 555.
The Moy Veterinary Clinic, Ballina, Co. Mayo has an opening for a VS to join our progressive friendly 50:50 mixed practice, no equine. VCI accredited SA hospital. Good support available but experience is preferred. VCI/VDS paid. Mileage paid. All equipment supplied. Salary commensurate with your experience. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV or for more details.
Pet Vet, New Ross & Wexford. Veterinary surgeon required for a busy fully equipped small animal hospital in Wexford. Full support from a friendly, skilled team. Experience an advantage but not essential. Good out of hours rota. Remuneration depending on skillset. CVs to email@example.com
Comeragh Veterinary, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford. A progressive and well-equipped practice (scanners, automatic X-Ray, in-house laboratory) requires a veterinary surgeon. Good variety of work, 70%, farm, mostly dairy, 30% companion animal. First rate package. Equally shared four-vet rota. Strong support via XLVet Graduate Programme. Holidays 25 days p.a. Genuine long-term prospects for the right candidate. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vet required for approximately six months for mixed practice based in West Wicklow and East Kildare. One-in-five rota approx 70% LA/30% SA. The LA side involves work with dairy cows, suckler cows, sheep and a small amount of horse work. The SA premises is well equipped with digital x-ray, gas anaesthetic machine and veterinary nurse. Very good remuneration. Contact Tommy on +353 87 2533 891 or email to email@example.com
Do you want to work in Ireland's fastest developing city, All-Ireland Hurling Champions, the home of Munster Rugby. Limerick is the city for you! Do you want to be part of a winning progressive team? Rockhall Veterinary is a multisite SA expanding practice with excellent staff, support and work/life balance. Salary 40-60k, Certificate holders welcomed, CPD funded. CV and cover letter firstname.lastname@example.org
Fox Veterinary Clinic, Finglas are looking for a full time associate vet to join our vibrant team of vets, nurses and ancillary staff. We are a modern, newly renovated 100% companion animal practice. Offering an attractive package for the right candidate. Please apply with CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Parklands require VS for well-equipped, modern, large mixed practice in Portglenone, Antrim. Rota is shared among four vets. Good backup whenever required. CPD, accommodation, vehicle and smartphone supplied. Graduate program available if desired. Treenie +44 79 2903 1179 or Craig +44 78 9984 5817, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Vet required for friendly progressive mixed practice in Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow. Relaxed working conditions, in a growing, well-equipped practice with all mod cons, and nursing staff. Flexible rota with emphasis on work life balance. May suit a recent graduate, with excellent back up and support available. Please contact Michelle at +353 87 766 6459 or email email@example.com
Part-time veterinary surgeon needed for progressive small animal practice in Swords, Co. Dublin. Work in modern clinic with in-house blood machines, ultrasound, x-ray generator, etc. Excellent package for ideal candidate. CPD's encouraged and funded. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vet required for busy mixed practice in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Experience preferable but not essential. Phone PJ Boyle at +353 87 250 7366.
SA vet wanted for progressive, friendly, small animal practice in Ennis, Clare. Ideal candidate will have experience but graduates considered. Excellent learning environment and good support in purpose-built clinic. 30 days holidays excluding bank holidays. Work related bonus and CPD allowance. Phone +353 89 436 7592 or email CV to email@example.com
Maternity cover required for busy small animal clinic in Trim and Navan, starting November/December 2018. Potential for permanent position, experience preferred as some sole charge. Excellent package available for the right candidate. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org