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Oculoplastic Fellow in Ophthalmology

Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£37,737 to £59,336 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Job Details

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in the department of Ophthalmology, based at University Hospital of Wales (Cardiff) and Princess of Wales Hospital (Bridgend) to commence on the below date:

Fixed term for 12 months:
1st September 2026 to 31st August 2027

The post holder will undertake Oculoplastic outpatients clinics, Theatre lists and research. The appointee will join an established team of 16 Consultant Surgeons providing a comprehensive and high quality patient care service across all ophthalmology practice.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services. Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview. Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full.

Main duties of the job
 and Princess of Wales Hospital (Bridgend) to commence on the below date periods:

Fixed term for 12 months:
1st September 2026 to 31st August 2027

The post holder will undertake Oculoplastic outpatients clinics, Theatre lists and research. The appointee will join an established team of 16 Consultant Surgeons providing a comprehensive and high quality patient care service across all ophthalmology practice.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services. Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview. Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in the department of Ophthalmology, based at University Hospital of Wales (Cardiff) and Princess of Wales Hospital (Bridgend) to commence on the below date:

Fixed term for 12 months:
1st September 2026 to 31st August 2027

The post holder will undertake Oculoplastic outpatients clinics, Theatre lists and research. The appointee will join an established team of 16 Consultant Surgeons providing a comprehensive and high quality patient care service across all ophthalmology practice.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services. Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should preferably either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within three months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview. Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full.

Please see Job description for full details.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • GMC Registration / License to Practise
  • FRCOphth or equivalent
  • Radiation Protection training / willing to attend next available course

Desirable

  • Intercalated Degree
  • MSc or PHD

Experience
Essential

  • Completion / near completion eg Higher Surgical Training or equivalent
  • Competence in oculoplastic surgery at UK registrar level

Skills / Knowledge
Essential

  • Researching / Teaching / Audit experience

Additional Clinical Experience
Essential

  • Experienced independent cataract surgery

Desirable

  • TSC in oculoplastic surgery

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