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Job reference: 173224
Salary: Consultant (£96,963 - £128,841)
Job closing date: 14/01/2024
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 40
Job posted date: 07/12/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Ophthalmology

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Consultant Ophthalmologist

FULL TIME (10 PA, including up to 2 SPA)

Salary Scale - £96,963 - £128,841 per annum (Pro Rata)

Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland.

NHS Forth Valley seeks to appoint a Consultant in Ophthalmology. This post has arisen due to an existing vacancy within the department. The successful applicant will join the area consultant ophthalmology team and will share responsibility for providing a comprehensive clinical service in Forth Valley. Participation in the out of hours on call rota is essential (1:7).

Applicants will be expected to have broad ophthalmology training; those with sub-specialty interest in neuro-ophthalmology and adult squint would be preferred. The applicant must also be a competent cataract surgeon as we seek to increase the average number of cases per list.

You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues.  Our hospital is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise. Applicants will be in possession of the FRCOphth or equivalent, registered with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT at the time of interview or have a certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR). Applicants are required to have evidence of recent continued academic and professional development. Excellent, communication, listening and organisational skills are essential.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr P Flavahan, Ophthalmology Lead Clinician Forth Valley on 01324 614369 or email .

Closing date 14th January 2024

Interview date: 20th February 2024

Please quote reference number 173224 on all correspondence.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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