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 surgeon without licence needs driver. Opportunity may suit vet student interested in large animal work wishing to see practice. Clinic based in Limerick City. Vehicle and accommodation will be provided. If interested, please forward your details by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our independent practice. Position would suit a new graduate as good support will be provided in our friendly environment or an experienced vet as genuine partnership opportunities exist for the right candidate. One-in-four rota. Salary dependent on experience, car and accommodation provided and CPD funded. CV to email@example.com
Receptionist/Administrator required for Gorteen Acre Veterinary Clinic - a busy mixed animal veterinary practice. 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 at +353 87 936 7307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to continued growth we are seeking a fifth vet with mixed practice experience. We are an 80% SA/20% LA practice with three fully equipped clinics located in Kildare and north Offaly. Enthusiasm and good communication skills are important. VCI and VDS are paid. CPD is encouraged. Email cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Fortune Veterinary Practice are looking for a vet to join their team. We are a mixed practice with purpose-built premises. Excellent salaries and terms and conditions on offer. New graduates welcome. VDS fees will be paid for. Please contact John on +353 86 127 5735 or email details to firstname.lastname@example.org
MyVet are looking for a full-time vet to join six-vet team in new purpose built small animal hospital in Lucan, Co. Dublin. Great rota and brilliant facilities with all mod cons including CT. Great opportunity to learn from an experienced team. No on-call and plenty of perks including paid CVE programme. Would consider a part-time applicant with experience. Email email@example.com
Atlantic Pet Care urgently require a full-time and part-time vet/regular locum for our friendly, well-appointed, well-equipped, SA clinic in Kerry. OOH rota 1:4, four-day week, easy going friendly clients and great work life balance surrounded by beaches and mountains. Confident all-rounders required as both roles will initially involve sole charge. CPD encouraged and funded. Salary 50-60k depending on experience. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time SA vet required for Galway City SA practice. Very little on-call. Digital x-ray, blood machine and all of the mod cons. Please contact Bushypark Vets on +353 87 334 4110.
MyVet, Firhouse, South Dublin seeks growth minded vet to join five-vet team in refurbished hospital (part of MyVet group). Friendly team and great rota, 40-hour week over five days, no on-call. To improve our skills/care CPD is provided and funded. All usual toys plus access to CT. Minimum two years’ experience. Email email@example.com
VS urgently required. Deelside Veterinary Clinic. Four-person practice - very mixed, dairying, beef, equine, small animal. New ultramodern purpose-built premises! All mod cons - ultrasound scanners, digital x-ray, haematology and biochemistry machines, endoscope, prep room and modern surgery. One-in-four rota. Salary negotiable depending on experience. CPD encouraged/friendly work atmosphere plenty practice back up. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
O’Reilly & Fee, Armagh City. SA vet required 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. Position open to full-time, part-time or flexible working hours. Excellent T&Cs with long term opportunities. CVs to email@example.com or phone +44 28 3752 6777.
Whitehouse Veterinary Clinic. SA vet required. Newly refurbished premises with all mod cons. Eight-vet practice. Part/full-time position available. OOH small animal only (1 night every 3 weeks, 1 weekend every 18 weeks). 33 days holidays per year, 5 days funded CPD, Health insurance included. Relocation package available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 87 772 6976.
Whitehouse Veterinary Clinic. Small animal, large animal or mixed vet required. Newly refurbished premises with all mod cons. Eight-vet practice, 50% SA/45% LA/5% Equine. 4.5 days per week. 33 days holidays per year, five days funded CPD, day off in lieu of weekend on-call and health insurance included. Relocation package available. Email email@example.com or +353 87 772 6976.
Moss Veterinary Farm Animal have an excellent opportunity for a full or part-time vet to join our team. Expanding and progressive farm animal practice. Special interests fully supported with generous CPD allowance, VCI, VDS and Veterinary Ireland fees paid. Experience preferred with competitive salary and terms offered. Contact and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 86 528 4589.
Tankardstown Veterinary Clinic requires a full-time and part-time VS. Position is open to internship and experienced vet surgeon. 80% SA/20% equine. Competitive salary depending on experience. Experience preferred, new graduate considered. VDS fees funded. CPD encouraged, CVE allowance. CV to email@example.com. Visit www.tankardstownvetclinic.com
The Irish Blue Cross Inchicore is looking for a veterinary surgeon for maternity cover. 100% SA, circa 30 hours weekly, starting early March. Modern clinic, friendly team. Ideally suitable for veterinary surgeon with three years small animal experience. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time SA vet required to join All Care Vet Centre. We are looking for a confident practitioner to join our friendly team of three vets and five veterinary nurses. Progressive 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
Athlone Veterinary Hospital requires a full-time veterinary surgeon from the 1st of March. 50% SA/50% LA. VCI accredited hospital. Excellent working environment and terms offered. New graduate welcome with full support given. CPD encouraged and funded. Excellent time off. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time vet required to join a mixed practice in Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. 80% LA/20% SA. 1:3 Rota, extended to 1:6 Rota in June. We are a supportive, easy-going, hard-working team, looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communications skills. Please email with CV to email@example.com
Mixed vet required at Cloghan Vet Clinic, Cloghan, Offaly. 60% LA/30% SA/10% Equine. One-in-three rota or better at weekends for full-time position. Five-day week. 95% of farms within 10 minutes of office. Open to experienced or new grads. Support given. Gas anaesthesia, blood machines, US. Contact Ollie Keane +353 87 989 3783 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mote Park Vets, Kent. New/recent graduate. Friendly SA practice, good surgical mentoring and support, spec. in ultrasound/cardiac, sensible clients. Many UCD grad colleagues on staff and excellent financial and relocation package available. Located in Kent - near all London airports, no OOH. Email Moteparkvet@aol.com
The Moy Veterinary Clinic has an opening for a VS to join our 50:50 mixed practice, no equine. VCI accredited SA hospital.
Good support available but experience is preferred. Long term
prospects available. VCI/VDS paid. Mileage paid. All equipment
supplied. Salary and bonuses commensurate with your experience. Member of the XLVets group. Email CV to email@example.com
Veterinary surgeon required for busy friendly two-vet mixed practice based in 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
Riverview Veterinary Group seek a full-time VS to work in their fully equipped hospital in Carrigaline. The position would also allow an opportunity to work alongside colleagues in other hospitals within the wider group in Clonakilty, Bandon, Kinsale and Ballincollig, be that in first opinion or referral surgical practice. Competitive salary with minimal OOH. CVs please to email@example.com
Port Vet Clinic a progressive, SA practice require a full-time vet, to lead a dedicated small SA team. Access to the latest diagnostic equipment. The ideal applicant would be a motivated, energetic individual with excellent client and communication skills. Experience preferred but not essential. Limited on-call for SA only. Competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience. CPD funded and encouraged. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cashman & O’Driscoll. Busy, progressive SA only practice, require a full-time vet to cover maternity leave position starting April 1st for 6 months minimum. Conveniently based in Glanmire, near Cork city (with a branch clinic in Cobh) our hospital has lots of nice toys - including ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry, urinalysis, digital radiography etc. Supported by a team of three RVN. Out of hours is shared equally. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
VS required to join expanding mixed practice, O’Dowd Veterinary. 50% companion animal, 50% farm animal, with no equine. Fully equipped hospital, located 40 minutes from Dublin airport. Four full time RVNs, along with excellent support staff. VDS, mileage and regular internal CPD included. Exciting opportunity to grow your skill set in a truly mixed job. Clinical director support is available in both disciplines. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary Specialists Ireland invites applications for a full-time position at our purpose-built small animal specialty hospital. May suit an individual with experience in practice management. For formal or informal enquiries please contact email@example.com or
Veterinary Specialists Ireland, Summerhill, Co. Meath is delighted to announce expansion of our specialist services at our purpose-built hospital. We invite applications from a specialist to lead our referral-only small animal internal medicine service. For formal or informal enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
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 require a vet ideally who has specialised in Medicine or another specialisation. CVs to email@example.com
Allpets Veterinary Hospital, Drogheda is seeking a 4th full-time vet to help develop our expanding surgical caseload in our recently refurbished hospital. We are a progressive, friendly team passionate about quality service. Excellent terms and conditions for suitable candidate with further studies encouraged and funded. Please apply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
SA vet required for Galway based Companion animal practice (Barna and Moycullen Vets) to join our three-vet team. High standard of practice with good support and atmosphere. Focus on work life balance as well as clinical progression. Four-day week with 1:4 Saturdays and minimal on call. Digital x-ray, US, Idexx blood machines etc. Please email CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Divilly Veterinary Clinic require a part-time mixed practice vet to join our team of two vets and two nurses. Friendly working environment with excellent support. Two years’ experience is desirable. Newly built premises with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental machine and integrated computer software. Ideally located in Headford town and only 20 minutes from Galway city. Apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Small animal vet wanted in excellent independent SA practice in Enniskillen. Progressive and very supportive team. New purpose-built premises which are a pleasure to work in. Give Helen a call on +44 77 3998 9977 or email email@example.com to discuss this exciting opportunity!
Part-time SA vet. Abbey Vet Clinic, Charleville, Co. Cork requires a small animal vet for our new purpose-built clinic. Excellent facilities (digital x-ray/Idexx blood machines/dental unit etc). Flexible hours, no on-call. Friendly working environment, CPD encouraged. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Abbey Vet Clinic require a full-time mixed practice vet (mostly dairy). With Clinics in Kilmallock and Charleville we cover a compact area on the Cork/Limerick border. With a newly built clinic (digital x-ray/Idexx blood machines etc), the candidate will have the option of advancing their companion animal skills also if desired. Great back up for recent Graduates. One-in-three rota. Generous CPD allowance, VCI/VDS covered. CVs to email@example.com
SA VS required, at Convent Street Clinic, Listowel. Recently built premises with full facilities and equipment. Surgery and medical work including rescue and charity contracts. Top salary and very little night work with one-in-four rota. Hours negotiable. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Large animal position also available, similar terms.
Full time SA veterinary surgeon needed for progressive small animal practice in Swords, Co. Dublin. Work in modern clinic with in-house blood machines, ultrasound, digital x-ray, multi-parameter monitor etc. Excellent package for ideal candidate. CPD's encouraged and funded. Apply to email@example.com
Oriel Vets, Monaghan requires two full-time vets for mixed practice (70% LA/30% SA). Modern well-equipped practice with digital x-ray and U/S scanner. Shared rota; salary negotiable. Vehicle provided; VDS included; CPD encouraged. Full support offered from experienced team of vets, nurses and support staff. Email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Longford Animal Health Centre is a progressive mixed practice and a member of XL Vets. Seeking a bright, enthusiastic and outgoing vet with excellent client communication skills. Experience an advantage but not necessary, as we offer a learning and supportive environment to a new graduate through XL vet graduate programme. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent T&Cs. CPD and further studies encouraged. Full-time role with 1:5 rota. Email CV with cover letter to email@example.com
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals. 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
Full-time or part-time veterinary surgeon required for mixed, well-equipped practice in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. 70% SA/30% LA. Newcastle West Pet Vet Clinic offers a friendly working environment and good support. Not much OOH. Experience an advantage. Excellent remuneration, commensurate with experience. Applications to email@example.com
Paw Paws Vet Clinic, Cork City. Full-time veterinary surgeon for immediate start in our progressive, friendly SA Clinic in city centre. 1-3 years surgical experience preferred. Also seeking a part-time vet and/or locum vet for regular days/holidays. Flexible for both positions which may suit family commitments. Apply in confidence with CV, 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
Blue Coast Veterinary Clinic seeks full-time SA vet. Two-vet dedicated SA clinic with strong ethic, emphasis on patient care and client communication. Minimal OOH, 1/3 Saturday mornings, 40 hours per week, VCI and VDS paid, contribution to CPD. Two years’ experience preferred but motivated new graduate welcome. Excellent support. Contact Johanna firstname.lastname@example.org or +353 87 998 1758.
Ark Vetcare. Busy SA hospital seeks vet who wants to progress their skills in a dynamic, multi-vet environment. We want to talk to candidates looking to develop a long term role and offer a performance based package as well as mentoring. No OOH, half day per week, all usual toys. Dedicated cat hospital. Minimum two years graduated. Email email@example.com
Veterinary team player. A flexible role in a SA hospital with a dog park, day care, kennels, dog fitness and training, our own range of pet foods. Will suit a VN with an interest in marketing or a person from an animal retail background wishing to work in a veterinary hospital. Salary commensurate. Saturday mornings, two to four weekdays. One Sunday in four (two hours). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterinary surgeon needed for 8-vet mixed animal clinic (no equines) in Newry. We have a young enthusiastic workforce with four veterinary nurses, digital x-rays, ultrasound scanners and well-equipped lab. Position open to full-time, part-time or new graduates. Excellent back-up, transport and accommodation are provided. CV to email@example.com
Mixed VS required in Avondale Vets (Arklow, Rathdrum & Tinahely). Full-time with immediate start. XL Vet member, 4.5 day week. Join our friendly supportive team where you will be encouraged to reach your potential. One-in-six rota equally shared with excellent back up. Modern, well equipped practice, VCI accredited. VDS included and CPD provided. Salary DOE. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Avondale Veterinary Hospital, Arklow, Co. Wicklow seek SA vet to cover maternity leave with immediate start. Join our progressive team, work in a fun and professional environment where you are encouraged to be your best. All mod cons, no OOH. Friendly clients, interesting caseload. XLVets Member. Email email@example.com
O’Malley Veterinary Hospital require a full-time vet in busy three-vet exotic/SA hospital. Exotic animal experience an advantage but will consider candidate with 2 years’ SA experience and a keen interest in working with exotic species. No on-call, four days a week, one weekend in three. Email cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Bairbre +353 1 272 3857 for further information.
Bailieborough Veterinary Clinic, Co. Cavan requires a full-time VS to join their team. 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 from the vets and nurses. Competitive salary with CPD/VCI/VDS funded. Accommodation available for the right candidate. CVs to email@example.com
Mixed vet required for mixed practice on the Derry/Donegal border. 45% SA/45% LA/10% equine. One-in-five rota (large animal only). Refurbished premises with all mod cons. Time off in lieu for nights/weekend worked. Excellent support provided. £1500 CPD allowance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 87 772 6976.
Applewood Veterinary Clinic in Swords, Co. Dublin require enthusiastic part-time VS. 26-30 hours per week in well-equipped, SA practice (blood machines, multi-parameter anaesthetic monitor, x-ray generator, gas anaesthesia, ultrasound). Must have at least one year of small animal experience and has to be confident with basic consultations/surgeries. Excellent client communication skills are also required. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Mixed or LA vet required at Newry Veterinary Centre, covering counties Armagh and Down. Progressive, expanding practice serving a large dairy clientele as well as a mix of beef and sheep. One-in-six rota, van and accommodation provided. Open to experienced or new graduates with support given. CPD funded and encouraged. Ultrasound scanners, bull fertility equipment, blood machines and x-ray. CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 77 3950 7679.
Acorn Veterinary Clinic require an experienced mixed practice vet to work in our friendly, progressive three-vet practice. LA component is mainly dairy clients while the SA component is based in our hospital accredited facility. Must be experienced in both LA and SA medicine and surgery. Salary commensurate with experience. VDS and VCI funded with three days paid CPD per year. Commercial van and accommodation available if required. CVs to email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 87 250 7366.
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.