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.
Raheny Veterinary Hospital require enthusiastic and highly motivated Head Nurse to lead our friendly team of eight vets and eight nurses. At least 3 years’ experience. Must have the ability to multitask, while working with a team and on their own. Full-time position with no OOH. Weekends are shared on a rotational basis. Well-equipped 100% SA hospital with all mod cons. Salary depending on experience. CVs to email@example.com
Vet nurse required for full-time position in County Kerry. Car an advantage as two-site practice. Good conditions, pleasant working environment and high standards a given. CPD encouraged and paid. Opportunities for dental work, lab work and other on-patient procedures. Please contact Miriam at Holmesveterinary@gmail.com +353 66 719 0908.
RVN to join our friendly, progressive team. Ideal candidate would
have three plus years’ experience (new graduates would be considered), work well as part of our team, be an effective communicator and have a strong surgical nursing interest. No OOH, VCI fees paid, CPD encouraged and supported. Interested candidates to apply with CV and cover letter FAO HVNs Grace/Maeve at firstname.lastname@example.org
Full-time veterinary nurse required to join our friendly, progressive team in O'Shea Bramley & Breen Veterinary Hospital, Wexford. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and hard-working, with excellent communication skills. VCI fees paid, CPD encouraged and funded, no OOH. Salary commensurate with experience. CV and cover letter to
Nutgrove Veterinary Hospital require an enthusiastic new graduate or experienced RVN to join our expanding nursing team. Candidates should be team players with a strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills. Full-time position with duties to include working with our first opinion and our expanding referral caseload (Cardiology, Imaging, Endoscopy). Competitive remunerative package available depending on experience, accommodation if required and CPD allowance. Start date August 2020. Replies to email@example.com
Crowe's Veterinary Clinic, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim require fully qualified veterinary nurse for busy small animal clinic. Full-time position. Good communication skills, team player and ability to work on own initiative essential. CPD strongly encouraged. Please forward CV to
St Benedict's Veterinary Hospital, Sligo town require a RVN
to join our dynamic progressive team of three vets and three nurse.
Modern, well-equipped clinic, friendly clients and supportive team. CPD encouraged. VDS paid. Salary commensurate with experience. Predominantly SA role with very varied caseload. No on-call
rota. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and
work well as part of a team. CV and cover letter to
Glasslyn Veterinary Clinic require a RVN. We are a highly motivated team with a great work environment. Full-time position with no out-of-hours. Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team essential. CPD strongly encouraged and supported Experience an advantage but not essential. Please reply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Blacklion Pet Hospital in Greystones and its sister practice Beechwood Vets in Ranelagh have a position open for a RVN. Lovely team of colleagues, relaxed but professional work atmosphere, no out-of-hours, no Sunday working. Please email email@example.com with cover letter and CV…..and a one liner to say why you are the best!
Exotic/SA Hospital in Bray, Wicklow seeking full-time nurse to join our three-vet, four-nurse team. Small animal experience an advantage with full training for enthusiastic candidate with a keen interest in working with exotics. No OOH, one weekend in four, CPD encouraged. Email bairbre at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone RVN Stephen on +353 1 272 3857.
Highfield Veterinary Group seeks an enthusiastic RVN required for 100% SA clinic in Co. Kildare. Three years minimum experience required. Modern practice with all mod cons, friendly team environment. Salary commensurable with experience. CPD encouraged and funded. Please send CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Vet nurse required at Ballina Vet Clinic, Co. Mayo. We are a three-vet, two-nurse mixed practice but all nursing duties are small animal related. No weekends. Fully equipped to hospital standard. Experience preferred but new graduates considered. Email CV to Fintanod@hotmail.com or call +353 87 967 9708.
ArkVetCare requires an enthusiastic, full-time RVN to join our friendly, progressive team in a busy, well established hospital in Foxrock. We provide excellent patient care and excellent customer care. Our nurses are an integral part of our team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pet Hospital Waterford has a vacancy for a full-time, experienced SA veterinary nurse. Requires proficiency in routine surgical and clinical medicine nursing. We offer excellent terms and working conditions. This is a nine to five job with no out-of-hours work or weekend work. For information on this position contact Tadhg on +353 87 248 7144 or email email@example.com