Paediatric Specialty Doctor
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Job reference: 034791

Location: Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Job closing date: 12/11/2020

Job posted date: 27/10/2020

Salary: Speciality Doctor (£41,986 - £78,294)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 40

Department: Paediatrics

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Dumfries & Galloway

We seek to appoint a Specialty Doctor to join our team in Dumfries and Galloway. 

Applications are welcome for a Speciality Doctor post Paediatrics working 10 sessions per week at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary. The post-holder will be working a resident 2nd on-call rota as part of a rota shared with other Specialty Doctors and ST3 trainees. The post holder will be expected to undertake a mixture of duties to include acute assessment, resuscitations and care of the children and neonates within DGRI. In addition, there will be commitments to general paediatric outpatient work or community paediatric work depending on successful applicant’s experience. The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop special skills, be involved in specialist services and take an active part in service review and implementation of service development.

All applicants must hold valid registration with the GMC. The successful applicant will join an enthusiastic medical team of 8 consultants, 2 Associate Specialists, 3 other Speciality Doctors, 2 speciality trainees, 3 advanced nurse practitioners and 5 junior doctors, who provide a range of specialist services and excellent educational opportunities in a beautiful area of south west Scotland.

This post is a real opportunity. While our current Hospital is modern, friendly and well equipped. If you’re passionate about person-centred care and want to be part of this journey then we’d love to hear from you. The successful candidates will join an excellent team with opportunities to innovatively develop clinical services and play a key role in the configuration of our new services. The medical teams across all wards and departments aim to provide high quality medical education, delivered in a supportive and friendly environment. NHS Dumfries & Galloway has a strong sense of community as does the population it serves.
This is a full time temporary position post

Dumfries is located in the South West of Scotland, with an excellent reputation for its high standard of local schools, college, and its university. Dumfries and Galloway is a popular tourist resort for many outdoor pursuits including golfing, walking, cycling and mountain biking plus lot’s lot’s more!  Dumfries is a town which prides itself on its poetry and culture hosting “The Big Burns Supper” which is held annually in memory of Robert Burns.  

As you can imagine living in Dumfries & Galloway provides a different type of lifestyle than the norm; the place is an area of outstanding beauty whilst you’re able to enjoy the great outdoors there are excellent links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle. Take a lot at Visit Scotland – Dumfries which provides further interesting reading about the area: 

For further information please contact:

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr. Ben Rayen, Clinical Director ( or 01387 241308) or Dr. Andy Mitra, Consultant Paediatrician ( or 01387 241054)

Departmental visits can be arranged by contacting Mrs Eileen Brydson, Secretary to Dr Mitra (  or 01387 241563)


The closing date for this job has now passed.