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Consultant Ophthalmologist

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NHS AYRSHIRE AND ARRAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AYR CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST MD/136/16/R This is a new post based at University Hospital Ayr. The successful candidate will become part of a team of 10 Consultant Ophthalmologists 1 Associate Specialist 5 Specialty Doctors 2 trainees and one research / teaching fellow. The department currently has skills and expertise across the range of sub specialties within ophthalmology. We would welcome applications from candidates who have developed a proficiency in general ophthalmology and a sub specialty interest to support the existing skills within the department would be desirable. The department provides ophthalmic healthcare on an area basis for a population of approximately 373189. The Ophthalmology Department is based at University Hospital Ayr where adult inpatient and day surgery facilities are situated. Paediatric inpatient and day surgery is provided on the Crosshouse Hospital site. Outpatient services are provided at University Hospital Ayr University Hospital Crosshouse in Kilmarnock and the War Memorial Hospital in Lamlash Isle of Arran. The Terms and Conditions of service are those determined by the New Consultant Contract (Scotland) 2004 and are offered on a 10 programmed activity basis. Applications from individuals who wish to work fewer programmed activities may apply. On call will be on a 1:10 basis. Appropriately experienced applicants must have Full GMC Registration with a current Licence to Practice and must be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT or CESR at the time of interview. Applicants wishing further information about the post are invited to contact Mr S Srinivasan (01292) 610555 Ext. 14352 or Dr Zac Koshy (01292) 610555 Ext. 16842 Clinical Directors in Ophthalmology whom visiting arrangements can also be made. Candidates may also wish to contact Mrs Karen Andrews General Manager Surgical Services  ( Phone number removed )  Applications in the form of a current CV with supporting documentary evidence of your entry onto the Specialist Register/CCT date together with the names and addresses (postal and email) of 2 referees including your current and most recent line manager and completed Sections 1-6 of the Job Pack should be submitted to: ( Email address removed ) no later than 1 November 2016 (noon). Please Quote Ref No: MD/136/16/R. Interviews have been scheduled for 28 November 2016. Job Packs including job description are available for download at Details of all our Medical Posts can be found at You can also obtain further information about the organisation at We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.

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