Senior Clinical Fellowship in Uveitis

Manchester, Greater Manchester
22 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital. These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester. That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group.

Applications are invited for 12-month Senior Clinical Fellowship in Uveitis at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital to commence in February 2018. 

This post provide in-depth training in uveitis diagnosis and management in the Manchester Uveitis Clinic, one of the busiest uveitis services in Europe. The post includes adult and paediatric uveitis. There will be opportunities for research including clinical trials.

Applicants will be expected to have completed, or to be near to completion of, their higher specialist training programme or equivalent in ophthalmology. Candidates must have FRCOphth/MRCOphth or equivalent.

Within this post there is opportunity for training in an additional sub-specialty, according to an individual’s interest. This includes, but is not exclusive to medical retina and neuro-ophthalmology. There is a busy medical retinal service including a bespoke Macular Treatment Centre equipped with excellent imaging modalities.

The posts are remunerated at £34,402 per annum plus supplement for acute services clinic. We encourage prospective candidates to contact us.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Professor NP Jones, Director of Uveitis Clinic (0161 276 5628, or Miss Laura Steeples, Consultant Ophthalmologist (

The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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