Specialty Doctor in General Surgery – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

A Specialty Doctor post is available within the Directorate of General Surgery at University Hospital Crosshouse.

This post will complement the current team of 12 Consultant General Surgeons (with sub-specialty interests), 4 Consultant Breast Surgeons, 5 Specialty Trainees, 1 Core Trainee, 6 Clinical Fellows, 1FY2, 1 Associate Specialist Breast Surgeon and 4 other Specialty Doctors.

University Hospital Crosshouse (539 beds – base population 225,000) was opened in 1982, and has been expanded and upgraded regularly since then. Services in the majority of major specialities are provided at the hospital, as well as Ayrshire-wide services in Laboratory Medicine, Renal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, ENT (including the Scottish National Cochlear Implant Centre), Maxillo-Facial Surgery, paediatrics, and Gynaecology.

The Terms and Conditions of service are those determined by the New Specialty Doctor Grade ( Scotland ) 2008 and are offered on a 10 programmed activity basis, however, it is anticipated that a further 2 programmed activities will be available to meet the needs of the service.

Appropriately experienced applicants must hold Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council, and have completed at least 4 years full-time postgraduate training, of which at least 2 years will have been within general surgery.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Miss CM Sharp, Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Crosshouse, telephone 01563 825211.


Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families . Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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