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Specialty Doctor in Ophthalmology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (To commence February 2021)
Hours
Full time: 10 sessions per week (00)
Job ref
320-MDQ-2813084-EW
Site
Queens Hospital
Town
Derby / Burton
Salary
£41,158 - £76,751
Closing
08/02/2021 23:59

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 southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

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; 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust as a Specialty Doctor in Opthamology.  This is a 12 month fixed term appointment to commence in February 2021.

The candidate would join a team of 8 consultants, 1 Associate Specialists, 2 Specialty Doctors, 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 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 outpatients 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

The post will be based at Queen’s Hospital, Burton but 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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Pankaj Puri, Consultant Ophthalmologist on 01332 787515

Mr Anil Kumar, Consultant Ophthalmologist on 01283 566333, ext 6366

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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

Name
Mr Anil Kumar
Job title
Lead Consultant Ophthalmologist
Telephone number
01283511511 ext 6366
Additional information

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries regarding the post can be made by contacting:

Mr Pankaj Puri, Consultant Ophthalmologist on 01332 787515

Mr Anil Kumar, Consultant Ophthalmologist on 01332 566333, ext 6366