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SUBSTANTIVE CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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SUBSTANTIVE PART TIME (6 PAs) CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST With a special interest in NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Part-Time
Hours
Part time, 24 Hours per week
Job ref
213-UPACS-1547
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Kings College University Hospital
Town
London
Salary
£80,075 - £107,204 per annum, (inc London weighting)
Closing
30/11/2018 23:59
Interview date
20/12/2018

KING’S COLLEGE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

SUBSTANTIVE PART TIME (6 PAs) CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST

With a special interest in

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY

  Applications are invited for a part-time substantive Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in neuro-ophthalmology at King’s College Hospital. Applicants must have recognised higher training and expertise in neuro-ophthalmology.

 King’s ophthalmology services are centred at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough. Services also are provided at University Hospital of Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich. The ophthalmology services are staffed by 29 Consultant Ophthalmologists (13 based at King’s, 10 at Queen Mary’s and 6 at Princess Royal) covering all subspecialty interests. There is support from a range of non-Consultant medical staff and a full complement of orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic photographers, technicians, specialist nurses and administrative staff. The outpatient departments are very well equipped and there are dedicated eye theatres at the 3 main sites.

 This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably trained individual to join the King’s eye service which is undergoing exciting developments. The successful applicant will be one of two Consultants who specialise in all aspects of neuro-ophthalmology who work across the King’s sites. The main remit of the post is to provide and develop a comprehensive, excellent and innovative neuro-ophthalmology service at King’s and its various sites. The post holder will contribute to the strategic development of neuro-ophthalmology services across all King’s sites in collaboration with colleagues. There will be opportunity for research, with the hospital being a member of an Academic Health Sciences Centre.

 King’s College Hospital is located in Camberwell Green in South London. There are excellent transport links to central London and developments under discussion include extension of the underground network to Camberwell. There is a good range of housing options from urban central London to rural Kent.

 Applicants should be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or have the appropriate CCT. Candidates can also apply if they are within six months of their CCT at the date of the interview but are required to have sat and passed their exit exam or equivalent.

 

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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

For informal discussion about the post please contact Miss Hania Laganowski, Clinical Director for Ophthalmology on 020 8308 3065, and Mr Eoin O’Sullivan, Neuro-ophthalmology Consultant and Clinical Lead at Denmark Hill on 020 3299 9000.

 Closing date for applications is:  30th November 2018

  Interview date is:    20th December 2018