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Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre & NHS Trust

Division of Surgery, Cancer and Cardiovascular

Directorate of Ophthalmology - WESTERN EYE HOSPITAL

CLINICAL FELLOW (SpR equivalent)IN OPHTHALMOLOGY (With special interest in MR)

REF: 290-TDPB095

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust invites candidates to apply for Clinical Fellow posts (SpR equivalent) with a special interest in MR based within the department of Ophthalmology at The Western Eye Hospital. We have two posts available one with an MR interest and one with an interest in research.

To commence as soon as possible for a fixed term of 6 months in the first instance, with the option to extend to one year.

This post is suitable for a year 4/5 Specialist Registrar or equivalent seeking an advanced sub specialty training in MR. The job plan will consist of timetabled specialist MR outpatient clinics and injection clinics. The post will have supervised operating list opportunities in subspecialist areas and/or cataract, specialty clinics and a general and accident and emergency component. The role will also include an on call element, either evening or overnight which will attract an additional salary supplement.

This role can be used to gain experience necessary for Article 14 requirements.

Salary range £30,302 – £47,647 Per annum depending on experience

Applicants must be fully registered with the General Medical Council with a licence to practice and have obtained FRCOphth or equivalent.

Trust Doctor Posts are not formally approved training posts, but the post-holder will have Consultant led Educational Supervision and will be supported in their professional development. They will be able to attend their subspecialty teaching sessions and encouraged to take appropriate study leave.

For further information please contact

Miss Esther Posner, Macular Consultant

( Email address removed )

Closing Date: TBC

Late applications will not be considered

Please note that the vacancies advertised may be subject to change prior to interview.

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