Consultant - Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon in Edinburgh

Job description

NHS Dumfries & Galloway are currently recruiting for a Consultant ENT Surgeon as a result of service developments.
You will be integral to the delivery of an ENT service to the Dumfries and Galloway region (population 148,000).  Out-patient clinics are undertaken at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (DGRI) and the Galloway Community Hospital (GCH) in Stranraer. Elective surgery is performed at DGRI.
The successful candidate will create a team of two Consultants, a Specialty Doctor and two GP trainees.   Consultant ENT Surgeons will provide 1 in 2 on call during week days and weekend cover will be provided by Ayrshire’s ENT Department.  On Call attracts an 8% availability supplement, occasional prospective cover is at additional on call rates.  The team will provide adult and paediatric services and we will be looking for complementary sub-specialist interests.  Otology experience would be desirable.
The department cover:

  • Out-patient, elective and emergency ENT services
  • Specialist Clinics (Head, Neck, Voice, Paediatrics and Audio)
  • Supervision and training of junior medical staff
  • Multi-disciplinary meetings

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary is a  District General Hospital based on the western outskirts of the town. The hospital provides high quality clinical care to the population of Dumfries and Galloway in a modern environment.  
The region offers beautiful countryside, from rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to forests, hills and rolling plains. There is a wide range of activities on offer, with watersports, fishing, birdwatching, golf, mountain-biking or cycling along the network of rural roads and much more.  House prices are low, schools are good and you are within 2 hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lake District and Newcastle.
Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register and will hold a CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining the certificate, or will be an established Consultant ENT Surgeon.
NHS Dumfries and Galloway offer a full relocation package.
Applications for part-time or job share employment are also welcome.
For further information please contact:
Ms Maria Bews-Hair, Clinical Director,  direct dial - 01387 241216; e-mail, or
Mr Tom Geddes, Assistant General Manager, Surgical, e-mail
Arrangements to visit the department can be made through Medical Staffing on 01387 246246, Extension 32782 or

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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