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.
Petcare Vets, Charlelsand, is looking for a skilled locum vet surgeon to cover annual leave from 7th-12th June. Hours include 9am-6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9:30-11:30am. Out-of-hours covered by the PEH. Sole charge and surgical competence are essential. We have great clients and a friendly team. To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org FAO Alex.
Due to illness an urgent VS maternity cover position is now available for Wednesdays 9am-6pm and every other Saturday morning 9:30 to 11:30am starting April 14th 2021. Saturdays can be picked up as availability suits and a minimum day rate paid for these. Sole charge and surgical competence essential. We have great clients and a friendly team. To apply, email email@example.com FAO Alex.
Wanted: Small animal locum vet for the month of April this year, Athenry, Co. Galway. Fully equipped small animal surgery with gas anaesthesia, digital x-ray, haematology, biochemistry, etc. No out-of-hours, hours worked can be arranged to suit candidate. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org or +353 85 800 2024.