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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/04/2020.

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Job Reference: 295-VR-39829

Employer:
University Hospitals Birmingham (Heartlands, Good Hope, Solihull) - Medical & Dental
Department:
295 Ophthal Bhh Consultants
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Medical Workforce Team phone number: 0121 424 8993 (Option 4, then option 1).

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1 x Consultant Ophthalmologist with a Specialist Interest in Paediatrics (10 PA’s Permanent)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at the University Hospitals Birmingham, (HGS, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals) for a full-time Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist.

The successful Paediatric Consultant applicant will be responsible for the clinical services; paediatric and strabismus surgery, ROP screening and the development of paediatric ophthalmology. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will develop the skills required to treat ROP in the region if he or she is not already able to do so.

There is considerable scope for flexibility in providing a job plan that will suit the interests of the successful applicant.

Birmingham, England’s second city is packed full of exciting attractions and is a vibrant place to be.

UHB is one of the largest hospitals in England and is made up of four hospitals; Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Solihull Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, capturing the Northern and Eastern part of Birmingham and also Solihull in the south west. The department provides ophthalmic healthcare on an area basis for a population of approximately 1.2 million.

The department has a multitude of subspecialties; oculoplastics, corneal disease, medical retina, glaucoma, medical ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, paediatric and general ophthalmology.. The department is extremely well equipped on all sites with the most advanced technology and is supported by nursing, orthoptic staff, optometrists and ophthalmic physiologists.

The Terms and Conditions of service are offered on a 10 Programmed Activity basis.

Applicants must be on the GMC specialist register or within 6 months of CCT at date of interview. Visits and informal discussions would be warmly welcomed

For an informal discussion or further details about the post please contact;

Mr Simon Dulku, Clinical Lead, Telephone 0121 371 6909

 




All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences‎.

Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, inspiring and equal environment for both staff and service users


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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