Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon- Medical Retina Specialty

Bedford, Bedfordshire
£76,761- £103,490
29 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

40 hours per week

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the largest specialist eye hospital in the UK. Moorfields is a postgraduate teaching hospital with an international reputation for expertise in ophthalmic treatment managed by a Trust Board appointed by the Secretary of State. The hospital is closely associated with the adjacent Institute of Ophthalmology (University of London) and this association fosters a unique mixture of teaching and research. Many of our clinicians are internationally renowned and have contributed extensively to the development of modern treatments.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant ophthalmic surgeon with a sub-specialist interest in Medical Retina. The post includes 10 programmed activities of which 7 provide direct clinical care. 

The successful candidate is required to have surgical competence and skills in modern cataract surgery and experience of working in ophthalmic Accident & Emergency department.

The holder of this post is required to be fully registered with the General Medical Council and hold a License to Practise and be an appropriately subscribed member of a registered professional defence organisation.

Candidates should have completed their specialist training in ophthalmology, have their certificate of completion of training (CCT) or equivalent and be on the specialist register or be within 6 months of their CCT date. Candidates are required to be in possession of the fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists or equivalent.

All doctors are responsible to maintain a portfolio of their career over the last 5 years in order to satisfy GMC Revalidation criteria. You will be required to demonstrate your portfolio and supporting information including recent appraisal documents when joining the trust.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Mr Aires Lobo via email

Please apply for this post online, please click the apply button where you can download the job description and person specification. The Human Resources department can be contacted on 0207 253 3411 extension: 6393

Closing date for receipt of applications: 25th April 2018

Ref: 273-DN-4347