National Recruitment ST1 up to 90

Recruitment Timetable

Interview dates 5 February 2021.

National Recruitment 2021

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 2021 onwards.  

Candidates will be able to preference all available posts across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  The interviews will be held remotely on the 5th of February 2021 via MS Teams.  Candidates will not be required to attend in person. 

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.

All candidates applying to Ophthalmology will be required to sit the Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment which is an online assessment. The assessment can be taken in early January and the exact dates will be confirmed as soon as they have been set.

Information will be updated on the national website as it becomes available.  The website will be complete at the point applications open.