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Situations Wanted

Experienced Veterinary Nurse
available for Locum/Part-time/Full-Time work.(preferably in the Leinster region.) 

Qualified since 2000 with 20yrs experience working as a Veterinary Nurse.
 Contact Ellen @ 0860448662 or  


Situations Vacant

A1 Locums

2 - 3 RVT's / AHT's required in Canada
Our AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited practice is looking for 2-3 RVT's/ AHT"s (veterinary nurses) to join our team. We provide 24 hour routine and emergency/critical care for small, companion animals and we need you and your skills to provide assistance with examinations, hospitalized patients, surgeries, endoscopies, ultrasounds, digital x-rays, and dentals. You will also work in our state-of-the-art IDEXX laboratory that is fully integrated with our Cornerstone practice management software. Our technologists have 12 hour shifts 12 – 15 times/month rotating through days, nights and weekends, however part-time, strictly overnight and casual positions are also available. Compensation is $16 -$21/hour starting wage (DOE), with a shift differential of an additional $2.00/hr. We also offer a health/dental plan and CE and uniform allowances. Experience is an asset, but new grads are welcome to apply as well!  It is a great opportunity for a group of friends to travel/work together and share accommodations.  With shift work you can have several days off at a time to camp, go sightseeing, hiking, skiing etc. There are many recent Irish immigrants in our city because the job market is great and our skilled labour pool scarce. Preference will be given to applicants who have a current working visa. Please submit a detailed cover letter (including if you have a visa and when you would be available to start) and resume to

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Classified Ads Information

This page has been developed in response to a number of queries from veterinary practitioners. The IVNA does not undertake to find employment for its members, however we are willing and able to provide a service whereby practices can advertise vacant positions, and our members can advertise their availability for employment.

Advertisements for practices seeking veterinary nursing and support staff can be placed for a monthly fee of €25.00.

Please send your advertisement to with the subject line: 'Practice Classified Advertisement'
Payment can be sent to our postal address:

Irish Veterinary Nursing Association, 13 The Courtyard, Kilcarbery Park, Nangor Road, DUBLIN 22

Alternatively, payment can be made by paypal :


Personal advertisements for veterinary nurses and support staff, who are currently fully subscribed members are FREE OF CHARGE. Business advertisments will be charged at the regular rate of €25 per month.

Please be advised that it may take up to two weeks for payment by cheque to be processed. We will notify practices paying for classified advertisements when their payment has been received and the ad is on the website.

For more information contact us at