Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest

Yeovil, Somerset
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum
15 Oct 2019
19 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Thank you for your interest in the role of Consultant in Ophthalmology with an interest in Glaucoma/Paediatric. 

The successful candidate (s) for this appointment will join an expanding department of Ophthalmology. These are 2 new posts (10 PAs) joining other established Consultant Ophthalmologist posts. Close collaboration of all the consultants takes place with regular monthly team meetings and there is a close working relationship with the managers of the service

The Trust has heavily invested into the infrastructure of the department with IT software and hardware so we have achieved going paper light which enables us to provide a digital service virtually across the 3 sites that YDH ophthalmology department covers in East Somerset.  We have upgraded our diagnostic equipment and ensured that it is all links to the forum so all aspects of care are at your fingertips.

To compliment this, we have redesigned our nursing workforce and worked closely with our LOC to train optometrists to help deliver a quality service.

We are actively involved in research and development having 4 national trials in our portfolio.

All resulting in achieving NICE guidelines and National Targets .

If you feel that you want to be part on this exciting department and have ideas for helping us ensure that a small DGH is sustainable for our local population then come and join us!

We really value the impact that you as a Consultant will have on our patients and services; we therefore offer an enhanced benefits package (subject to criteria) which includes:

  • Welcome to Yeovil Payment
  • A generous relocation package, including Visa and travel costs
  • 10 hours of paid time for professional development every week
  • £700 personal budget for training and development every year

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please do not send your CV direct. To apply for the role please submit your online application for consideration. 

If you want to discuss the role in further detail please contact Ms Brinda Shah by e mail  

For information regarding our enhanced Benefits Package please contact:

Carol Gill, Medical Recruitment Officer via email: