Consultant Ophthalmologists - Glaucoma

Sidcup (City/Town), London (Greater)
15 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Define your career with one of the UK’s most prestigious Trusts

Boasting affordable housing, good schools and great leisure options, plus easy access to both beautiful countryside and central London, the area of south east London that houses the Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a unique place in which to live and work. Serving a large and diverse community of people who genuinely appreciate the outstanding care we offer, this dynamic collection of hospital services is spread across five main sites and employs around 11,500 staff – reaching a staggering 1.5million patients every year.

We are now looking for two Consultant Ophthalmologiststo join our Glaucoma service – one based at Queen Mary’s Sidcup, and the other at Princess Royal University Hospital. Whichever team you choose to join, you can expect to find good facilities with dedicated eye theatres, plus a progressive unit of orthoptists, optometrists and ophthalmic photographers, supported by a talented team of technicians and specialist nurses. 

You will be a leading member of a large service that is currently undergoing a range of exciting developments. As well as providing comprehensive, excellent and innovative services, you will make an active contribution to shaping their future. In particular, you’ll demonstrate a commitment to developing nurse-led, virtual and community services to meet the needs of our patients. Because the hospital is a member of an Academic Health Sciences Centre, you can also look forward to opportunities to pursue your research interests.

To join us, you must either be on the GMC’s Specialist Register, or have the appropriate CCT. If you have passed your exit exam (or equivalent) we can consider your application if you will be within six months of your CCT in mid-September 2017, when interviews for these posts will be held. Naturally, we will expect you to demonstrate proven expertise in Glaucoma. 

For both of these roles, support is available for Consultants who are considering relocating. We are also committed to enhancing your family life wherever possible, with applications for job-share being welcomed. In turn, we ask that you bring your expertise and enthusiasm to these fast-paced roles in one of the UK’s most prestigious trusts, continuing to improve our extensive Glaucoma services for the benefit of our vibrant community. 

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