Consultant in Ophthalmology with an Interest in Leading the Glaucoma Service

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
09 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Ophthalmology team is based at our new Eye Centre at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield and provide specialist care and investigations with services also delivered via our Dewsbury and Pontefract sites.

Our excellent team of dedicated Doctors, Nurses, Opticians, Orthoptists and other support staff provide a wide range of eye care services to children and adults. Our aim is to provide the best possible eye care in a modern environment which is well equipped, modern and efficient.

We are looking for a motivated individuals who will support the strategic direction of the Glaucoma and Paediatric service, through the provision of safe, effective and high quality care. The successful candidate will work as part of an innovative team, building and shaping services for the future.

Every one of our 8000 staff at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust plays a vital role in providing quality care to thousands of people living across Wakefield and North Kirklees each year.

We’re proud that our workforce - our greatest asset - strives for excellence every day in providing care and support to those who use our services. Mid-Yorkshire celebrates excellence and innovation. We have modern, state-of-the-art facilities and provide first class learning and development opportunities. Mid-Yorks is transforming, grounded in our values to care and improve, respecting our patients, our community and our staff, to deliver the highest standards of care.

If you are a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking clinician with a passion for your profession and an enthusiasm to be part of a Trust striving to be the best, get in touch to see what a career at Mid-Yorkshire could be like for you.

Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving a CCT at the time of the advisory appointments committee.

The appointment will be on the basis of the new consultant contract laid down by the Hospital Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service and will be remunerated as appropriate on the salary scale £77,913 - £105,042 per annum.

Should applicants be currently or recently employed in a medical capacity the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right to request a reference from the Medical Director and/or Responsible Officer of any previous or current employing organisations.

For further information please contact in the first instance Mr. Atul Varma telephone: (01924) 543863.

Candidates are welcome to visit the department