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.
LA veterinary locum required to join the four-vet team at Ballygaddy Veterinary Clinic in Tuam, Co. Galway. One-in-three week night rota, one-in-four weekends. Locum period required from beginning of October 2022 to start of January 2023, but prospect of permanent employment for suitable candidate. Phone +353 93 24212 or +353 86 255 0635 or email email@example.com
Locum SA vet required at Cavan Pet Hospital. We are a supportive, easy going and hardworking team, looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills for locum cover. Position is to work alongside our team of small animal vets and excellent support staff in a busy, well-equipped modern pet hospital. Please email for any queries firstname.lastname@example.org