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Locum Consultant in Ophthalmology with a special interest in Glaucoma

NHS Medical & Dental: Locum Consultant

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Locum Consultant
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week (including a 1:8 on-call rota for Ophthalmology)
Job ref
320-MDQ-2889427-EW
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton on Trent
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum (including participation of 1:8 on call rota)
Closing
17/06/2021 23:59

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Based at Queen's Hospital, Burton, there has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across Derbyshire, Staffordshire and the surrounding areas.

With over 12,500 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

Main duties of the job

The appointed candidate would join a team of 8 consultants, 1 Associate Specialists, 2 Specialty Doctor, 1 Registrar and 1 GP Trainee offering a full range of services consistent with a large hospital. The Ophthalmology team are a friendly, dedicated and forward thinking team within the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

The candidate will be able to participate in departmental teaching and study opportunities and will be able to attend recognised courses where they do not compromise service delivery.

The post will be based at Queen’s Hospital, Burton but clinical sessions will be at both QHB and Community Hospitals including eye casualty.

 

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In terms of location, Derby and Burton offer the best of both worlds – city life on the doorstep of a stunning rural environment. We border the National Forest and we are in easy reach of the Peak District, offering outstanding natural beauty. Centrally located, we have excellent transport links to the rest of the country including major cities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The unit is supported by a full Orthoptic department and a highly trained nursing team, providing a glaucoma service, RMD service and one-stop cataract assessment.  The Ophthalmology Department is primarily based at the Treatment Centre for both out patients and day case procedures.  In patient work and paediatrics is carried out on Main Site.  We also provide a range of consultant outreach services in local community settings.

As a newly merged organisation, we expect flexibility to be able to work across all sites of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton Foundation Trust should the need arise

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Possession of MRCOphth/FRCOphth Postgraduate Qualification or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Additional higher medical / scientific degree relevant to the specialty

Clinical Experience

Desirable criteria
  • Interest in an area of glaucoma complimentary to existing consultants.

Management & Administrative Experience

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development & the requirements of clinical governance.
Desirable criteria
  • Attended a management course for consultants.

Teaching Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of & commitment to teaching undergraduates & postgraduates.
  • Experience of supervising F1,F2, ST trainees.
Desirable criteria
  • Specific teaching qualification.
  • Experience of teaching basic clinical skills to under-graduates.
  • Attended a recognised teaching training course.

Audit/Research Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of & commitment to clinical audit.

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Experience of formal presentations.
  • Evidence of ability to work as part of a MDT, sharing administration duties.

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Leadership skills.

Other

Essential criteria
  • Eligible to reside and work in the UK
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Mr Anil Kumar
Job title
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Telephone number
01283 566333
Additional information

01283 566333 ext 6366