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Senior Clinical Fellow- Paediatric Ophthalmic Fellow

Senior Clinical Fellow

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Paediatrics ophthalmology
Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term, 12 months
Full time, 40 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£50,237 per annum, inc. London Weighting
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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department

King’s College Hospital has an enviable track record in research and development and service innovation. In partnership with King’s College London the Trust has recently been awarded a National Research Centre in Patient Safety and Service Quality. It is also a partner in two National Institute for Health Research biomedical research centres.

King’s Health Partners is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. This unique combination brings together one of the world’s leading research-led universities and three of London’s most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.

This is a full-time clinical post, based at Denmark Hill, King’s College Hospital, and Great Ormond Street Hospital working within a multi–disciplinary team to provide elective and emergency care for ophthalmology patients within the paediatric and neuro services. Tenure of the post is for 12 months.

This is an ideal post for senior trainees who already have basic subspecialty training in paediatrics and neuro-ophthalmology and are seeking to increase and broaden their experience. The post-holder will have regular access to dedicated theatre lists.

Applicants must have MRCOphth or equivalent, be eligible for full or limited registration with the GMC at the time of appointment, and be eligible to work in England. Applicants must be proficient in undertaking cataract surgery independently and should have prior surgical experience of paediatric surgery.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr W Aclimandos or Mr E O’Sullivan (KCH)

Mr R Bowman or Mr A Liasis (GOS)

Department of Ophthalmology

King’s College Hospital

Denmark Hill

London SE5 9RS

Tel: 020-3299-1524