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.
Qualified VN required for permanent position in Dublin based SA hospital group. CPD and further training encouraged and funded. Comprehensive new graduate programme for a new graduate. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent rota with no on call duties. The ideal candidate will have good people skills and work well within a team. Plenty of opportunity to develop own interests within the practice. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ormonde Veterinary Hospital requires a qualified veterinary nurse to cover maternity leave with the added possibility of continued employment thereafter. The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative, will be enthusiastic and hard-working, with excellent communication skills. Competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience. CPD strongly encouraged and supported. CVs to email@example.com
Veterinary nurse required at Divilly Vet Clinic, Headford, Co. Galway. We are a mixed practice only twenty minutes from Galway city. Friendly working environment with excellent support and a strong team ethic. Please forward cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Clerkin Veterinary Hospitals has a position available for a qualified veterinary nurse for a busy mixed six-vet practice in Cavan, with two small animal hospitals. Progressive, well equipped, friendly practice, CPD encouraged. Please email CV to email@example.com or phone +353 86 063 8813.
Enthusiastic RVN required for busy small animal clinic, Limerick city. Do you want to use your amazing nursing skills to the best of your ability? The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative with confidence and good communication skills. Good package and remuneration for the right candidate. Please forward CV with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Full and part time positions available.
Graduate Specialists – Inspector Grade III. REF: IRC255740 – Veterinary Nursing. Salary: Inspector Grade III - £33,558 to £36,626. Department: College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). Location: Predominantly based at CAFRE Greenmount Campus, Antrim. Apply at: https://irecruit-ext.hrconnect.nigov.net/jobs/vacancies-details.aspx?ID=53cac9d5-4220-4bc4-beb2-57aca49ce58d
RVN required for a permanent position in our Bandon Clinic. 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. CV to email@example.com
Ark VetCare requires an enthusiastic, full-time, RVN (new graduate considered) to join our friendly, progressive team in a busy, well established hospital in Dun Laoghaire. We provide excellent patient care and excellent customer care. Our nurses are an integral part of our team. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fully qualified veterinary nurse required for full-time position to add to our team of eight nurses in Sunbeam veterinary hospital, Blackpool, Cork. We are a busy well-equipped (in-house CT) 100% SA hospital. 1:9 rota. Experience a bonus but not a requirement. Please reply with CV to email@example.com
Full-time veterinary nurse required to join our friendly, progressive team in Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital. 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. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 21 496 2799.