Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£77,913 – £105,042 pa
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
387-S-2019-GM
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bristol Eye Hospital  are looking to appoint full time substantive Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist to join our busy team providing local, regional and supra-regional paediatric ophthalmology services.

The Paediatric Ophthalmology team presently comprises 3 Consultants (approx. 1.7WTE); specialist paediatric orthoptists, optometrists, nurses and imaging technicians, a paediatric ECLO and a paediatric clinical psychologist. We work closely with colleagues in the regional paediatric centre Bristol Royal Hospital for Children which is located next door.

Services provided include paediatric cataract; genetics; special needs/cerebral visual impairment, screening and treatment for ROP and general paediatric ophthalmology including squint, paediatric primary care and a busy paediatric neuro-ophthalmology service supporting the Regional Paediatric Neurosciences department in Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital (BRCH). In addition there are specialist paediatric cornea and uveitis clinics. There is a dedicated Paediatric Ophthalmology clinical area, the electrodiagnostics department is on the same floor and new investigative services and equipment (objective eye tracking, hand-held OCT) will be available during 2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Potential applicants are welcome to contact the team via Cathy Williams (Cathy.Williams@bristol.ac.uk) or Amanda Churchill (Amanda.Churchill@uhbristol.nhs.uk). though the Departmental secretary Gail Winstone (Gail.Winstone@uhbristol.nhs.uk; 0117 342 9141).

Closing date for applications will be mid-June, 2019.

Interviews  will be held late summer/early September 2019.    

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