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Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest in Glaucoma

National Health Service

Stockport, NW
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Stockport, NW
Today

Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest in Glaucoma

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

Stockport NHS Trust is located within the Southern part of Greater Manchester, an exciting and thriving cosmopolitan area.

Applications are invited for the above position, to commence as soon as possible. This is a post within an expanding and enthusiastic Ophthalmology team, for Ophthalmology Services.

This post will join the existing consultant team to help shape the expanding Ophthalmic service. The post will be based at Stepping Hill Hospital and may in future include sessions at other locations in the catchment area. The department is also supported by a number of highly trained Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Optometrists and an Orthoptic department. The post holder will also be required to participate fully in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and will also be expected to promote clinical governance within the Ophthalmology department.

Main duties of the job

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and it is required that you have, or be within 6 months of attaining your CCST at the time of the interview.

The successful applicant will be issued with a contract which reflects the potential requirement for out of hours or weekend working. Any requirement to work out of hours is detailed in the job advert / job description for this post and will be discussed fully with the successful applicant on appointment. This is a deviation from the national standard consultant contract.

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post is predominantly based at Stepping Hill Hospital although sessions may be required in other locations.

The successful candidate will undertake ward rounds at Stepping Hill Hospital in accordance with the dictates of clinical necessity and the need to organise 2 operating sessions per week.

There will be 2 fixed operating sessions per week. There will also be 4 outpatient clinics each week comprising of both new and follow up patients. The post is centred on service provision in glaucoma and general ophthalmology. At least 1 clinic will be a general clinic and 1 clinic will be an urgency clinic.

The appointee will undertake on call duties.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust's policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

Person Specification

Professional Interests

Essential

  • Membership of appropriate professional society(ies)

Previous Work Experience

Essential

  • Full range of ophthalmic management experience
  • Ability to train / supervise junior medical staff and medical students

Training

Essential

  • Senior Registrar / Sp. Registrar / Sp Trainee / Resident in Ophthalmology

Professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council

Desirable

  • Entry onto the General Medical Councils Specialist Register or in receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Stockport

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/

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full-time

Posted

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Description

Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest in Glaucoma

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

Stockport NHS Trust is located within the Southern part of Greater Manchester, an exciting and thriving cosmopolitan area.

Applications are invited for the above position, to commence as soon as possible. This is a post within an expanding and enthusiastic Ophthalmology team, for Ophthalmology Services.

This post will join the existing consultant team to help shape the expanding Ophthalmic service. The post will be based at Stepping Hill Hospital and may in future include sessions at other locations in the catchment area. The department is also supported by a number of highly trained Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Optometrists and an Orthoptic department. The post holder will also be required to participate fully in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and will also be expected to promote clinical governance within the Ophthalmology department.

Main duties of the job

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and it is required that you have, or be within 6 months of attaining your CCST at the time of the interview.

The successful applicant will be issued with a contract which reflects the potential requirement for out of hours or weekend working. Any requirement to work out of hours is detailed in the job advert / job description for this post and will be discussed fully with the successful applicant on appointment. This is a deviation from the national standard consultant contract.

About us

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities youll see in yourself.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.

We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post is predominantly based at Stepping Hill Hospital although sessions may be required in other locations.

The successful candidate will undertake ward rounds at Stepping Hill Hospital in accordance with the dictates of clinical necessity and the need to organise 2 operating sessions per week.

There will be 2 fixed operating sessions per week. There will also be 4 outpatient clinics each week comprising of both new and follow up patients. The post is centred on service provision in glaucoma and general ophthalmology. At least 1 clinic will be a general clinic and 1 clinic will be an urgency clinic.

The appointee will undertake on call duties.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust's policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

Person Specification

Professional Interests

Essential

  • Membership of appropriate professional society(ies)

Previous Work Experience

Essential

  • Full range of ophthalmic management experience
  • Ability to train / supervise junior medical staff and medical students

Training

Essential

  • Senior Registrar / Sp. Registrar / Sp Trainee / Resident in Ophthalmology

Professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council

Desirable

  • Entry onto the General Medical Councils Specialist Register or in receipt of CCT within six months of interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Stockport

SK2 7JE


Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/