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Consultant Ophthalmologist

Job Description

Before applying for a position with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, we recommend that you read our Guidance for Applicants Applying to NUH via NHS Jobs document attached to this advert. It contains practical advice to assist you in making the best application possible for this vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the new post of Consultant Ophthalmologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust with expertise in Adult Ocular Motility, expertise in Neuro-ophthalmology would also be welcomed but is not essential. We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our growing team of 20 Ophthalmic Consultants at Queen’s Medical Centre and who will be responsible for providing services within the subspecialty disorders. The unit offers a comprehensive range of routine and specialist ophthalmic services and the post-holder will be expected to play an active role in the development/provision of the subspecialty services for patients at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register for surgical or medical Ophthalmology or within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.

Please email informal enquiries about this post to:

Mr G Orr, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of Service (( Email address removed )) or telephone  ( Phone number removed )  (Extn 64256);


Mr S Thomas, Consultant Ophthalmologist (( Email address removed ) ); ext 62679

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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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 (formerly a Work Permit)

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UK Registration

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