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Specialty Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Ref: 74916

Salary:£38,302 to £71,425

Closing Date: Tuesday 8 November 2016

Applications are welcome for a Speciality Doctor 10 session post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary which is available immediately. The post-holder will be working a resident 2nd on-call rota and will be expected to undertake a mixture of general gynaecology and obstetric duties. Opportunities will be available to develop special skills and be involved in specialist services.

Annual delivery rate is approximately 1300. The successful applicant will join an enthusiastic team of 5 consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 1 Teaching Fellow, 2 other Speciality Doctors and 3 trainees, who provide a range of specialist services and excellent educational opportunities in a beautiful area of south west Scotland.

At least two years middle grade obstetric and gynaecology experience is essential. MRCOG part 1, or equivalent, is required and MRCOG part 2, or equivalent, is preferred. All applicants must hold valid registration with the GMC.

If you're passionate about person-centred care and want to be part of our 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.

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:

Candidates should contact Dr Heather Currie, Associate Specialist Obstetrics & Gynaecology, ( ( Phone number removed ) ) or by email ( Email address removed )

Arrangements can be made through Nicola True, Workforce Support Officer on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed )

Visit to download a Job Description and application form, email ( Email address removed ) or contact us on  ( Phone number removed )  (voicemail) quoting the reference number.

Please email completed application forms and CV's to ( Email address removed ) (or post to Recruitment Team, Human Resources, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Crichton Hall, High East, Glencaple Road, Dumfries DG1 4TG)

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