Consultant in Ophthalmology

Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
£79,860 - £107,668
17 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant in Ophthalmology with Sub-Specialist Interest in Retina or Glaucoma

2 Posts (10PA’s)

Applications are invited for the above post of Consultant in Ophthalmology based at Southlands Hospital, Shoreham by Sea part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. A sub-specialist interest in Glaucoma and Retina would be preferred.

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only seven in the country.  We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.

The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels.  We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery.  We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex.  Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013. 

All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”. 

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

For further information please contact: Mrs Suzie Venn, Clinical Director for Ophthalmology and Dr Colin Spring, Chief of Service for the Surgery Division.

All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.

Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.

To apply for this post please click the apply button. Also please download the attached document regarding the post.

Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.

Closing date: 10 November 2019. Interview date: To be confirmed.