Consultant in Ophthalmology - with a sub-specialist interest in Glaucoma
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.
Our values - HEART
Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.
- H onesty
- E quality
- A ccountability
- R espect
- T eamwork
These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic ophthalmology consultant with a specialist interest in glaucoma.
The post holder will complement the existing team of 7 Consultants who have a philosophy of team working and innovation and who are constantly seeking to provide a first class service in a caring and patient oriented environment. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and collaborative individual to join our other glaucoma consultant in the process of developing and expanding virtual and optometrist-led arms of the glaucoma service. There will be also be the opportunity for clinical research in our established eye research unit.
This full time substantive post consists of ten programmed activities and is based at Central Middlesex Hospital. The post is supported by a full complement of nursing, paramedical and junior medical staff and all sub specialties are represented. The busy department has well-established links to the Western Eye Hospital in terms of joint posts, rotational trainees, on-call provision and post-graduate training.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.
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