Consultant Ophthalmologist in Corneal

Leicester, Leicestershire
£77,913 to £105,042
19 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the permanent post of Consultant Ophthal-mologist with a special interest in Corneal

This is permanent replacement post which will enhance the current es-tablishment of NHS and academic staff of the Department of Ophthal-mology. The successful appointee will be expected to participate in un-dergraduate 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 Corneal and they 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 Ophthal-mologists, both generalist and sub-specialist Ophthalmology services are provided within the UHL.

The Ophthalmology Service in UHL is currently provided by 26 Consult-ants, specialising in the areas of Medical retina, Uveitis, Oculoplastics, Lacrimal, Cornea, Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal surgery, Neuro Ophthalmolo-gy 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, 0116 258 6918, Mr Zack Sentence, General Manager Ophthalmology, 01162585929

To apply please click the apply button. 

Closing date: 15 July 2019