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Senior Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology - Oculoplastics & Cataract

Employer
Guy's and St. Thomas'
Location
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
20 Oct 2021
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The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

GUY'S AND ST. THOMAS' HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Senior Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology (Oculoplastics & Cataract)

Nodal point 4 - £50,017 p.a excl. LZ

Full Time - 40 hrs per week

Fixed Term - 1 year

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London's best-known teaching hospitals and employs over 13,650 staff and has over 2 million patient contacts a year. Our annual turnover is now £1.3 billion.

Applications are invited for a full time position of a Senior Clinical Fellow with an interest in Oculoplastics & Cataract to join our renowned eye department. The post is for 1 year fixed term but maybe extended subject to satisfactory progression.

The successful candidate will have previous clinical experience in Oculoplastics & Cataract and be able to perform simple non complicated cataract procedures independently.

The successful candidate will support the provision of the ophthalmology service including clinics, ward rounds, theatres and eye emergency. The post timetable consists of working in the Oculoplastic Service, the General/ Cataract Service, with clinics and theatre sessions for each. There is also a regular responsibility to the Eye Emergency Service including day time casualty sessions and a regular on call commitment. The post is ideal for a senior level trainee planning a career in oculoplastics and cataract ophthalmology.

The post holder's hours will normally be approximately 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday. There is an call commitment / supplement attached to this post. The eye department is based in Central London at St Thomas Hospital (5 min walk between Westminster and Waterloo stations).

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Our excellent benefits include final salary pension scheme. Please visit our website to find out more.

Equality of opportunity is our Policy. The Trust provides health services to a diverse community.

Please note that successful completion of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is our accepted minimum language requirement.

Closing date: 20th October 2021 at Midnight

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMrs Susie MorleyJob titleOphthalmology ConsultantEmail addresssusie.morley@gstt.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For further information please see attached job description, which includes the proposed timetable, or contact Mrs Susie Morley (susie.morley@gstt.nhs.uk)

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Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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