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Locum Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Job Description

Founded in 1804, Moorfields is the oldest and one of the largest centers for ophthalmic treatment, teaching and research in the world. We treat patients with a wide range of eye problems from common complaints to rare conditions that require treatment that is not available anywhere else in the UK. We provide these services from our main hospital base in London’s City Road as well as 32 other sites in and around the capital. We run three commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Pharmaceuticals, Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

Applications are invited for the above full-time Locum Consultant post (10 sessions) at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, an internationally known postgraduate teaching hospital.

The successful candidate is required to have special expertise and experience in the management of cataract. A high degree of skill in cataract surgery is essential. In view of the training and research roles of the post the possession of a higher degree would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in teaching and audit and will participate in the hospital on-call rotas.

The appointment is for 12 months.

For further details please contact the Service Director, Mr Vincenzo Maurino, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, via email, ( Email address removed )

Candidates should have completed their Specialist Training in Ophthalmology, have their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or equivalent or be within 6 months of their CCT date. Candidates are required to be in possession of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists or equivalent and have completed a period of sub-specialty training in read Cataract and/or Anterior Segment surgery. A higher degree is essential.

The holder of this post is required to be fully registered with the General Medical Council and hold a licence to practice, be on or eligible for the GMC Specialist Register and be an appropriately subscribed member of a registered professional defense organisation.

All doctors are responsible to maintain a portfolio of their career over the last 5 years in order to satisfy GMC Revalidation criteria. If successful, you will be required to bring along your supporting information portfolio including recent appraisals documents when joining the Trust.

Please Note: any incomplete application forms will be rejected - please ensure that the references are from your most recent employers and one of these must be your direct Line Manager or Supervisor. Additionally, ensure that any gaps in your employment history are clearly indicated; for example 'Career Break from 01/01/09 to 01/03/09'.


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.

UK Registration

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

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