Applications are invited for the above Locum Appointment for Training (LAT) Specialty Registrar post at ST 3 or above, based at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. This post is available now.
The post offers excellent training in all aspects of Ophthalmology. There is an active teaching programme. ST training onwards consists of “themed” 6 month blocks and may be tailored to the training needs of the more senior LAT trainee. The LAT trainee will use the RCOphth eportfolio, and participate in normal training with an educational supervisor and clinical supervisors in each subspecialty.
The weekly programme can be flexible to allow specific subspecialty experience in areas that will address deficiencies in the training for the more senior trainee, in order to provide the successful candidate the opportunity to gain CCT/CESR.
Applicants should have completed general professional training and hold the MRCOphth or equivalent qualification, or new-style Part 1 FRCOphth, and a valid Certificate of Eligibility for Entry to Higher Specialist Training (CEEHST) or have completed year 2 specialty training in Ophthalmology with evidence of satisfactory ARCP.
It is likely that the University of Aberdeen will offer Honorary Status.
The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and / or programme has the required educational and Postgraduate Dean's approval.
Applicants may be eligible for excess travel and relocation expenses. Information regarding nationally agreed excess travel and relocation are contained in NHS Circular PCS(DD) 2010/8. NHS Grampian’s relocation policy can be accessed by visiting .
Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit
To obtain a copy of the job description for this post please click on the following link: MK19209 - STR LAT - Job Description.doc
To obtain a copy of the person spec for this post please click on the following link: MK19209 - STR LAT - Person Spec.pdf
Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Simon Hewick, Consultant Ophthalmologist and TPD, Tel / 706596) or Mr Christopher Scott, Consultant Ophthalmologist and College Tutor, Tel).
Closing date: Friday 23rd February 2018.