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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/10/2020.

Trust Senior Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Ophthalmology

Job Reference: 358-2449364-MED-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Ophthalmology
Location:
Leicester, Leicester
Salary:
£49,036.00

Trust Senior Glaucoma Fellow

Applications are invited for the above post which offers advanced specialist training in Glaucoma to be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The post is to commence as soon as possible for a fixed-term period of one year.

Led by two Consultants Mr Wojciech Karwatowski and Mr Usman Sarodia, the Glaucoma service serves a population of over one million people and attracts both secondary and tertiary referrals from Leicestershire and surrounding counties. The fellowship provide extensive experience in glaucoma including augmented glaucoma surgerys and aqueous shunt implantation.

The post is suitable for applicants wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in glaucoma management.

Applicants should be at Registrar or equivalent level and nearing the end of their training. Applicants need not be in possession of CCT to be eligible, though must have FRCOphth/MRCOphth or equivalent.

A commitment to a subspecialist career in glaucoma is desirable and a high level of expertise in phacoemulsification is essential. Training in glaucoma surgery will be provided.

The successful candidate will work with Mr Wojciech Karwatowski and Mr Usman Sarodia and will be expected to make a substantial contribution to research and training in the department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr Sarodia or Mr Karwatowski through their secretary on Tel: 0116 258 7661

Closing Date: 19/10/2020




Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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



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