Consultant in Ophthalmology with SI in Primary Care
This is a substantive appointment within United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT). The post has been assessed as attracting 10 PAs. This is a Pan Trust appointment with majority of the work being done in and around Lincoln. You will be joining a team of fourteen consultants providing comprehensive Ophthalmology services to the 750,000 strong population of Lincolnshire. Day-case surgery and out-patient clinics are provided across the county on 7 sites covered by the trust.
You will be supported by one Associate Specialist, one Medical Retina & Cataract Fellow, one Glaucoma & Cataract Fellow, and three specialty trainees.
The Trust has close educational and research ties with the University of Lincoln. The Department has a commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education with close ties to the Medical Schools of the Universities of Nottingham and Leicester.
Applicants should be fully registered with the UK General Medical Council or be within 6 months of completion of CCT at the time of interview.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be addressed to Mr. A J Khan (firstname.lastname@example.org telephone 01522 421626) Head of Service for Lincoln Ophthalmology, or Mohit Gupta Clinical Director head and neck Pan Trust ( Mohit.Gupta@ulh.nhs.uk , telephone 01205-445160) or to apply please click the Apply button.
Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.
No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.
Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for 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.
ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:
- Patient Centred
- Respect and
ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.
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