National Recruitment ST1 90

Recruitment Timetable

Apply from 7 November 2018
Closing date 29 November 2018
Interview dates 1 February 2019.

National Recruitment 2019

On behalf of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Health Education England (South West) is co-ordinating national recruitment into Ophthalmic Specialist Training at Level 1 (ST1) for posts commencing August 2019 onwards.  Recruitment at ST3 level has been paused for 2019.

The interviews will be hosted at a single centre in Bristol and candidates will be able to preference all available posts across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Before starting an application please refer to

  • "Job Description" for vacancy details
  • "Resources" for the applicant guidance and person specification

For specialty information click Choosing Ophthalmology As A Career.

For 2019 all candidates applying to Ophthalmology will be required to sit the Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment which is an online assessment.  Candidates can take the online assessment between the 3rd and 14th of January 2019.


Anticipated Outcomes

  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)