Consultant in Ophthalmology

Macclesfield, Cheshire
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum, pro rata
23 Oct 2019
12 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Macclesfield District General Hospital

This is an opportunity to join a team dedicated to the highest standards of patient care, at a Trust that continues to offer fulfilling careers and enviable development potential. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

The post is a replacement post, based at Macclesfield District General Hospital. The ideal candidate will be a General Ophthalmologist with a subspecialty interest which supports or is complimentary to our existing team. In addition to General Ophthalmology experience, the post holder is expected to fully competent in Phacoemulsification – Cataract Surgery. The post attracts 10 PA's but we would welcome applications from candidates who may wish to work more flexibly. The successful candidate will join a clinical team of 4 Consultants, 4 middle grade doctors, Principle Optometrist, Orthoptic team and a team speciality nurses.

The post is full time (10 PA), currently with no on call responsibility, but may involve evening work as part of the regular timetable.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted at the date of interview to the Register for trainees if in a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the GMC Specialist Register to be considered for a Consultant appointment by the Advisory Appointments Committee.

East Cheshire NHS Trust is an integrated care organisation and this is an exciting time for significant development and transformation of services. The district served by the Trust covers an area of approximately 255 square miles. It includes the towns of Macclesfield, Congleton, Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Knutsford, Poynton, Handforth and Holmes Chapel as well as many rural areas. Services are provided in a variety of settings that include three hospitals, some community clinics and patients’ homes. The population served by the Trust is approximately 500,000.

Macclesfield is a very pleasant Cheshire town located on the edge of the Peak District. It is within easy travelling distance of many major cities and is only two hours from London by train. Manchester International Airport is less than half an hour away by car. There are opportunities for a wide variety of lifestyle and interests and the area is renowned for good housing and schools.

For any enquires please contact Mr Daniel Nolan on 01625 661367.

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Closing date – 12th November 2019