Consultant General Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Cataract

NHS Grampian
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£84,984 - £112,925
17 Dec 2020
31 Jan 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

NHS Grampian are looking to recruit to a full-time Consultant post based in the Ophthalmology Department at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, a University Teaching Hospital. The post is offered on a permanent contract to join an established Ophthalmology team. The Department of Ophthalmology provides a full Ophthalmic service for both in-patients and out-patients in the Grampian Area and Shetland.

The department has close links with the Academic Department of Ophthalmology within the University of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen is a cosmopolitan city and the oil capital of Europe. It has comprehensive transport links with the rest of the UK and Europe, a range of excellent schools and high-quality housing. The city is surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for those interested in outdoor pursuits. The quality of life offered in Aberdeen has much to recommend it. The city benefits from having 2 Universities, the ancient and historic Aberdeen University and the modern and well regarded Robert Gordon’s University.
Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit

Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. 

Alternatively, applicants should possess a CESR / CESR (CP).    

Applications from doctors with appropriate specialist training and experience who are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months) if no substantive Consultant appointment is made.  Whilst in locum employment, an application to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and entry onto the Specialist Register can be made. 
Informal enquiries should be made to Miss. Lucia Kuffova on 01224 555896

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Closing date: Sunday, 31 January 2021.