Consultant Ophthalmologist

Chertsey, Surrey
06 Jun 2018
08 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals Ophthalmology Department are looking to recruit a substantive Consultant Ophthalmologist. This post is to support general ophthalmology and sub-specialty services and in particular paediatric ophthalmology and/or glaucoma.

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a large acute Trust in West Surrey and one of the largest in the region. Ashford Hospital lies close to Heathrow Airport. St Peter’s Hospital is situated between Chertsey and Woking. The two hospitals serve a diverse population of around 450,000 on the borders of Surrey and Middlesex. This area includes Woking, Chertsey, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Ashford, Staines, Bedfont, Feltham and Spelthorne. 

Ophthalmology clinics take place every day at both Ashford Hospital and St Peter’s Hospital, with additional outreach clinics in Woking and Hounslow. Day case surgery takes place in a dedicated theatre at Ashford Hospital with paediatric and other selected surgeries at St Peter’s Hospital. You will be expected to develop and maintain a high standard of practice and take an active role in all activities of the Department, including Teaching and Audit. The timetable will include both subspecialty and general clinics with regular theatre lists. The post is based across both St Peter’s and Ashford Hospitals with a commitment to community ophthalmology clinics too.

Arrangements to visit the hospital are encouraged and can be made with Maxine Feltham, Office Manager for Ophthalmology on 01784 884908 or Dr Heidi Chittenden, Specialty Lead for Ophthalmology on 01784 884172.

Applications are available online by clicking the apply button. Click vacancies where you will find a full job pack. Please complete your application online quoting job reference 323-LD531. 

Closing date: 8th July 2018.
Interview date: 1st August 2018.