Specialty Doctor in Ophthalmology

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Hospital, Ophthalmology
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Working 10 PAs (plus 1.25 PAs for on-calls) in our dedicated Ophthalmology Treatment Centre, it is expected that you will become fully involved in all aspects of the work of the Ophthalmic Department including involvement in its organisation. This will be under the supervision of the Department and will continue at a progressively increasing level of responsibility as agreed by the Ophthalmic Consultants. This post is available from as soon as possible and will include a weekend and out of hours on-call commitment.

Main duties of the job

Working in partnership with the MoD, we have an integrated military and civilian workforce. With 7 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 7 Specialty Doctors, 1 Research fellow , 2 StR3+, 2 Speciality Trainee posts at ST1 and 2, and 1 FY2, you'd also be supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic nursing team incorporating many extended roles.

About us

We're also proud to be one of the leaders in ophthalmic research and are working with a number of partners. With access to superb facilities including a clinical trials unit which runs commercial and non-commercial trials, there will also be an opportunity to develop your area of special interest.

Job description
Job responsibilities

A full Job description and Person specification is attached to this vacancy. Please read carefully before applying, and ensure you give examples, to demonstrate, how you meet the essential criteria for the post.

Person Specification

  • DRCOphth, MRCOphth, FRCOphth or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Full GMC Registration and a licence to practice


  • Extensive experience as ophthalmic ST1/2 (or equivalent) or higher grade since registration
  • Experience in and participation in departmental audit
  • Experience of working in a busy outpatient, accident and emergency and theatre of Ophthalmology.


  • Special interest in medical retina
  • Ability to undertake intravitreal injections


  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Able to teach junior staff




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