Consultant Ophthalmologist with an interest in Glaucoma

Leicester, Leicestershire
£77,913 to £105,042
11 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the permanent post of Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Glaucoma.

This is permanent replacement post which will enhance the current establishment of NHS and academic staff of the Department of Ophthalmology. The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. They will be required to undertake management duties and work in a multidisciplinary team.

The appointee will have a principle interest in Glaucoma  and she/he will be expected to contribute to the general Ophthalmology service on the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) site and associated community hospitals. Participation on the on call rota is essential.

The appointee will join an active and enthusiastic team of 26 Ophthalmologists, both generalist and sub-specialist Ophthalmology services are provided within the UHL.

The Ophthalmology Service in UHL is currently provided by 26 Consultants, specialising in the areas of Medical retina, Uveitis, Oculoplastics, Lacrimal, Cornea, Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal surgery, Neuro Ophthalmology and Paediatric Ophthalmology.

Applicants must already be on the GMC specialist register or within 6 months of the interview date have a certificate of completion of specialist training.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and/or the Care Standards Act 2000 an enhanced police criminal records disclosure will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

Further information about the disclosure scheme can be found at the disclosures website.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

For further details/informal visits contact: Mr Raghavan Sampath, Head of Service, Department of Ophthalmology on 0116 258 6918 or Mr Usman Sarodia, Glaucoma Consultant on 0116 258 6468 or Mrs Clare Rose, General Manger on 0116 258 5929.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: 8 May 2019.