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Paediatric Ophthalmology Trust Clinical Fellow

Job Reference: 358-3204543-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary (Main), Leicester

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This post offers advanced specialist training for 1 year in Paediatric Ophthalmology to be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The Leicester Royal Infirmary provides the ophthalmology service for Leicestershire, a district with a population of over one million.

The candidate will be joining a team of 3 consultants and a Paediatric Neuro Fellow, along with a full Orthoptics team. The post is suitable for an ophthalmologist nearing the end of their training or already in possession of CCT. It offers post accreditation experience beyond traditional UK registrar rotations for ophthalmologists wishing to specialise in paediatric ophthalmology.

The successful candidate will work with Ms Samira Anwar & Miss Nagini Sarvananthan and Mr Stratton Tyradellis. The candidate will be expected to make a substantial contribution to research and training in the department along with providing some emergency care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name S Anwar

Job title Paediatric Ophthalmoloy Consultant

Email address

Additional contact information

Ms S Anwar or Ms S Sarvananthan

Consultant Ophthalmologists

Department of Ophthalmology

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square



Secretary: Susie Vann 0116 258 7661

Mr Zack Sentance

General Manager for Ophthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square


Leicester LE1 5WW

Tel: 0116 258 5929

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 (DBS)

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

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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