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.
Burren Vets requires a vet to join our six-vet practice to cover maternity leave from May 2019 in our newly refurbished clinic in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. We are a mixed, two-branch practice with a 1:6 on call rota, 70% LA/30% SA with good support available. All mod cons available – biochemistry and haematology analyser, x-ray, etc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or +353 87 901 7643.
VS required in Avondale Vets, Co. Wicklow (Arklow, Rathdrum & Tinahley). XL Vet member, 50% LA/50% SA practice, 4.5 day week with 30 days holidays (including bank holidays). One-in-six rota equally shared with excellent back up. Modern, well equipped practice, VCI accredited. VDS included and CPD provided. Salary DOE. email@example.com
Avenue Veterinary Hospital, Dundalk. SA assistant required to start work immediately, at our purpose-built SA hospital. Working in a pleasant and friendly environment, with full support and mentoring from our excellent surgeons and nursing staff. A keen interest in medicine and surgery is essential. The OOH rota is one-in-four. Recent graduates may apply. CVs to David & John MacGuinness firstname.lastname@example.org
Killaloe Veterinary Clinic, Co. Clare, has a position for a SA veterinary surgeon. Part time 2-3 days per week. No OHH. Vibrant SA medicine and surgery with usual bloods, U/S, digital x-ray etc. Suitable candidate should be registered with VCI. Experience is required with an interest in both surgery and medicine as suitable candidate would be expected to consult and do surgery. Applications to email@example.com
Killaloe Veterinary Clinic, Co. Clare, has a position for a mixed practice full-time VS (65% LA/35% SA). Vibrant SA medicine and surgery with usual bloods, U/S, digital x-ray etc. Standard rota 1/3 shared rota outside of spring. Suitable candidate should be registered with VCI and ERAD. Experience not required but enthusiasm is essential. CPD encouraged and supported. Applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Moran Court Vets, small animal vet required for multi-branch/vet practice, from March-Sept 2019. No OOHs. Based in Mountbelestmeath. Email Moran Court Vets, small animal vet required for multi-branch/vet practice, from March-Sept 2019. No OOHs. Based in Mountbellew/Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Email - email@example.com
PJ O'Halloran MRCVS, Kingscourt Veterinary Centre, Kingscourt, Cavan, require a full-time vet to join a mixed practice. 80% LA/20% SA. 1:6 rota. We are a supportive, easy-going, hard-working team, looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent communications skills. Please email with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vet required for mixed practice in Tuam, Co. Galway. One-in-three rota. Experience preferred but not essential. Contact Niall Rhatigan +353 87 924 9848.
Railway Veterinary Clinic, Loughrea, Galway, require a full-time vet for mixed practice (70% LA/30% SA). We are a purpose-built accredited hospital with three full time nurses. Rota one-in-three February-May, and one-in-six June to January. If interested or you want further information in regard to terms and conditions, please contact Jim Smyth on +353 86 2429 273 or email CV to email@example.com
Small animal VS required. Petcare Vets, Greystones, Co. Wicklow needs a pro-active vet to be involved in all aspects of practice from marketing and client communications to providing top end veterinary care. Initially a part time position with the possibility of full time in the future if desired as the practice expands. On call provided externally. Contact: Mairead at firstname.lastname@example.org
VS required. Very mixed practice in 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
O’Malley Veterinary Hospital, Bray, Wicklow, requires a for vet to cover maternity leave from May 2019 in well-equipped three-vet exotic/SA hospital. No exotic animal experience necessary but must have 2 years’ experience in SA practice. No on-call, four days a week, one weekend in three. Cover letter and CV to Bairbreomalley@eircom.net or phone Bairbre +353 1 272 3857 for further information.
Vet required for busy mixed practice in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Experience preferable but not essential. Phone PJ Boyle at +353 87 250 7366.
VS required for full time position to add to our team of 11 vets in Sunbeam vets. This is a sole charge position in Cobh, with one day a week in Blackpool. This clinic has in-house bloods, ultrasound and digital x-ray. We are a busy well equipped (in-house CT) 100% SA Hospital. 1:9 weekend rota. Experience a requirement. CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mixed practice vet required to join our three-vet team at Ballina Veterinary Clinic in Co. Mayo. An interest in small animal an advantage but not essential. Weekend rota is 1:6 full weekends for nine months and 1:3 for Spring. Excellent salary and expenses with out of hours bonus. Contact email@example.com or +353 87 967 9708.
VS required for mixed practice, Fintona, County Tyrone. 1:4 rota, day off in lieu of weekend worked. Terms commensurate with experience. New graduates welcome to apply with support available. Digital x-ray, blood machine and scanners available. CPD encouraged and funded. Apply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring +44 28 8284 1308 for information.
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 email@example.com
Full-time VS required for a long-term position in a three-vet mixed practice at Hawkfield veterinary clinic, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. 70% SA/30% farm animal. Interest or experience in both small and farm animal practice preferable. Well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, gas anaesthesia and in-house blood machines. 1:3 rota. Please forward CV or interest in job to firstname.lastname@example.org
Small animal vet required at A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Four days per week and one weekend in four. We are a 100% small animal practice with a friendly working environment. Well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental and blood machines etc. Good support available. Apply with CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Cedar Grove Belfast. Veterinary maternity cover required April 2019. Small Animal RCVS Hospital with excellent surgical, medical and diagnostic facilities to include inhouse MRI suite. Experienced Veterinary Team include a range of Certificate Holders. Significant referral caseload. Part time and full time applications welcome. Email Practice Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date 28th February 2019
Full time/part time vet required for 2.5 vet mixed practice, on small animal side. Caddy Vets in rural Randalstown has well-equipped small, large and equine. It is a friendly place to work. Salary and conditions are negotiable and depend on experience and ability. A work ethic and enthusiasm are much preferred. Contact email@example.com
Wanted veterinary surgeon for young progressive mixed practice in Athenry, Co. Galway. One-in-four rota. 60% LA/40% SA. Small animal surgery with all mod cons including; digital x-ray, gas anaesthesia, ultrasound etc. 20 minutes from Galway city. Experience compensated but not essential. Any enquirers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Drumlin Vets, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh require a full-time vet to join our large animal practice. One-in-five rota. Terms commensurate with experience, recent graduates welcome. New purpose-built clinic. CPD encouraged. Accommodation and vehicle supplied if required. Apply to email@example.com or phone +44 28 6632 2196 for more details.
Two full-time vets required for busy mixed practice in Kerry. 80% LA/20% SA. XL Vets member practice. All mod cons - biochemistry, haematology, digital x-ray, practice lab etc. Long term prospects for successful candidates. Experience preferred, but not essential. Reply with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring Donal at +353 87 254 8153.
Experienced VS required to join our friendly farm vet team in Trim, Co. Meath (Patrick Farrelly and partners). Interest in herd health, fertility and calf health an advantage. CPD encouraged, 1:5 rota with generous remuneration and excellent terms and conditions. Email email@example.com
The Mill Veterinary Clinic, Broughshane, Co. Antrim is looking for a veterinary surgeon. We are an independent modern mixed practice with 75% farm animal caseload. A friendly, supportive, experienced team. Within easy reach of Belfast, airports and beautiful north coast. Please contact +44 28 2544 6799 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Veterinary surgeon (mainly dairy) required from the 1st February, Glanmire, Co. Cork. The caseload comprises routine clinical first opinion, reproduction/ultrasound and herd health programmes. Week-end rota of one-in-four and one night OOH per week (includes some SA cover). Attractive salary in addition to indemnity insurance and other supports. Contact Cashman & O Driscoll at +353 21 482 1243 or email 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
Kyle Veterinary Clinic, Durrow, Co. Laois require a full time VS. We are a mixed, two-branch practice,1:4 on-call rota. 70% LA/30% SA. Experience preferred but not essential and good support and back up provided. Salary dependent on experience. Please email CV to email@example.com
Vet surgeon required for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +353 906 665 555.
Small animal VS required to join seven-vet, 50/50 mixed practice with de Lacy Clancy & Kent, Suirside Veterinary Clinic, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary. Modern surgery facilities with excellent nursing and support staff. CPD encouraged and funded. For details please contact Marie at +353 85 832 3382 or email email@example.com
TB testing vet – Parklands Veterinary Group. We require a TB testing vet and AVI to join our large mixed practice. For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Turkington, Tel +44 28 8676 5765. CVs to Karen Hockley, Parklands Veterinary Ltd, or email Karen@parklandsvets.co.uk
Parklands, Portglenone, Co. Antrim. LA Dairy vet. We would love to welcome you to the Farm Animal team of our mixed practice if you are passionate about excellence in preventative dairy herd health and customer care. You will join our progressive team. One-in-four rota, vehicle and accommodation provided. Philip Abernethy +44 79 7199 8451. CVs to Karen@parklandsvets.co.uk
SA vet – Parklands, Portglenone, Co. Antrim, (Maternity Cover). We would welcome you to our growing SA team if you are passionate about excellence in SA and customer care. Initially to cover maternity but there is a strong possibility of it becoming permanent. Andrew Turkington +44 28 8676 5765. CV’s Karen@parklandsvets.co.uk
Shenick Veterinary Centre, Skerries, Co Dublin. SA vet wanted for busy hospital and branch clinic due to expansion. Modern purpose-built practice, nice atmosphere, good caseload and great team. Full time position. Experience preferred, new graduate considered. No on-call. Start January/February 2019. Please send CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
SA vet required Hermitage Vet Clinic. We are expanding our team of vets as we move to our new Lucan hospital in April 2019. Our ideal person has strong people skills, loves pets and veterinary medicine. 40-hour work week, average five days per week and no on call. Part of a larger group of thee clinics. CV and cover letter to email@example.com
SA Vet. Firhouse Vet Clinic. We are expanding our team in this busy Dublin CA hospital. Have you some experience, excellent communication skills and enjoy CA general practice? We have a modern facility, busy caseload, 40-hour work week, average five days per week and no on call. Part of a larger group of three clinics. Good package for the right candidate. CV and cover letter 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.
Glenina Vet Clinic, Galway requires enthusiastic colleague to join our seven-vet team. LA 50%/SA 40%/Equine 10%. One-in-six roster. We work from a modern, well-equipped premises (digital x-ray, large and small animal ultrasound, gaseous anaesthesia, dental equipment, Idexx blood machines etc). Good backup whenever required in this friendly city-based practice. CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Enthusiastic VS required to join our mixed practice team in Wexford town in March 2019. A positive attitude towards team work and patient care is essential. One-in-six rota, six nurses, digital x-ray, ecg, scanner for case work up. Would suit anyone from a new graduate to someone looking for a long-term position. CVs to email@example.com or ring Richard Bramley on +353 86 176 6913. O'Shea Bramley & Breen.
Full time small animal veterinary surgeon required to join Cottage Veterinary Clinic, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Digital X-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray, ECG, in house laboratory. Minimum two years’ experience preferred. Four-day week, 1/3 Saturdays, 1/9 on call. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 CVs to email@example.com or for full details of the position.
Four-vet mixed practice (70% cattle/30% pets) in county Limerick requires experienced full-time vet for long standing practice with good team ethic in Newcastle West. Salaried position with milage/expenses. VDS paid. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone John Bourke at +353 86 021 4337.
All Creatures Vets, Monaghan require an additional veterinary surgeon to join our expanding 10-vet team. 60% LA/25% SA/15% Equine. Great support will be given from our progressive, friendly and professional team. Please email CV to email@example.com or phone +353 47 83733.
Small animal vet required at A Country Practice Veterinary Clinic, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Hours needed range from 10-40 hours with a flexible rota. We are a 100% small animal practice with a friendly working environment. Well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental and blood machine etc. Good support available. Apply with CV and cover letter 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
Veterinary surgeon required for Garvagh Veterinary Clinic. Our clinic is a five-vet independent mixed practice 20 minutes from the beautiful North Coast and 1 hour away from Belfast airports. Purpose built clinic equipped with digital x-ray/processor, ultrasound scanners, biochemistry and haematology machine, theraputic laser and dental machine. Excellent remuneration package to include accommodation, car and CPD funded. Please send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced VS required for the DSPCA Veterinary Hospital. Purpose built building, digital x-ray, ultra-sound machine and a well-equipped laboratory. Located in Rathfarnham just five minutes from the M50. Hours negotiable - 25-39 hours per week. One-in-three Saturday shifts, one in six week-ends on call. VDS and VCI covered. Generous CPD allowance. Salary commensurate with experience. CVs to email@example.com
Enthusiastic, experienced veterinary surgeon required for progressive, friendly, multi-vet farm animal practice in Trim, Co. Meath (Patrick Farrelly and Partners). Interests in herd health and further education encouraged. Excellent salary and leisure rota. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org
Oriel Vets, Monaghan requires one full time VS for mixed practice with particular emphasis in Small Animals. Modern well-equipped practice with digital x-ray, U/S scanner. OOH and salary negotiable; vehicle provided; VDS included, CPD encouraged. Full support offered from experienced team of vets, nurses andsupport staff. Email CV to email@example.com
Westvets, Westport, Co. Mayo. Veterinary surgeon required to cover maternity leave commencing March 2019 for six months. Mixed practice 50% farm animal/50% SA practice. All mod cons - digital x-ray, blood machine. One-in-three rota. Contact Tom Fabby at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Chiltern Equine Clinic requires an experienced equine vet to join our practice in the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire area. Primarily ambulatory but with use of our clinic facilities. An interest in internal medicine an advantage. Excellent financial package, CPD encouraged. OOH rota 1:4. Position to start January 2019. Send CV/covering letter to email@example.com
Full-time Front of House Manager wanted for busy mixed practice in Tralee, Co. Kerry. We are a four-vet/three-nurse team working out of a large retail premises and hospital. Friendly, dynamic, team environment. Experience in a vet clinic would be ideal but not mandatory. Proficiency with computers required. CVs and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
VS required. Dooradoyle/Raheen Vet Clinic. Veterinary surgeon required for small animal practice in Dooradoyle/Raheen, Limerick. A progressive friendly practice with loyal clients. Gas anaesthesia, anaesthetic monitoring, x-ray and in-house blood testing. May suit full or part time applicants. Please send CV and covering letter to email@example.com
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
Vet required to join three-person mixed practice with a good mix of small animal, large animal, and equine in Portlaoise Town. Experience desirable but not essential, good support for recent graduate. Attractive salary. Please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 57 862 1403.
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 email@example.com
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 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
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 email@example.com
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 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