Ophthalmology - Glaucoma Fellow

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We are looking for a Glaucoma fellow to join us for an initial one year fixed term appointment. This is a full time post with a minimum of 10 programmed activities. The post will be based at Prince Charles Eye Unit in Windsor (PCEU), Bracknell Healthspace (BRK). The appointee will be expected to become a full member of a progressive and forward looking department involved actively in Clinical Governance and Quality improvement projects. Continuing education, professional development and teaching are actively encouraged and research and audit opportunities will be available.

Main duties of the job

Glaucoma surgery and glaucoma clinics will form part of the timetable and the Fellow will also be expected to contribute to General Ophthalmic, Casualty and Acute Primary care Services. They will be part of the team covering inpatients and on-call work. (NB General cataract surgical training is not provided in this post)

The appointee would be required to undertake annual appraisal and contribute towards their professional development plan. The exact details of the job plan will be agreed on appointment and will depend upon the area of expertise of the successful applicant and requirements of the department.

About us

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest District General Hospitals in the country. The hospital achieved Foundation Trust status on 1st June 2006. The Ophthalmic service has a successful track record of delivering high quality acute medical and surgical services for over 1,000,000 patients across Berkshire. The Trust is Reading's biggest employer and may form the central hospital for one of the country's new medical schools.

The Ophthalmology department undertakes approximately 7000 day-case procedures per annum and provides approximately 100,000 outpatient attendances and over 20,000 Eye Casualty attendances per annum, serving a population of approximately 1 million.

At the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading the service is located in the Eye Block and includes the Eye Outpatient Department and the dedicated Eye Day Case Unit. Inpatient care is provided on Dorrell Ward which provides care for Head and Neck patients. There are dedicated eye theatres.

The Prince Charles Eye Unit in Windsor is on the site of the King Edward VII Hospital. There are two fully commissioned ophthalmic theatres within the unit undertaking day case admissions and minor operations.

Date posted

11 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£55,329 to £63,152 a year pa

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-MS1527PCG

Job locations

Prince Charles Eye Unit

Windsor

SL4 3DP


Job description

Job responsibilities

The appointee would be required to undertake annual appraisal and contribute towards their professional development plan. The exact details of the job plan will be agreed on appointment and will depend upon the area of expertise of the successful applicant and requirements of the department.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The appointee would be required to undertake annual appraisal and contribute towards their professional development plan. The exact details of the job plan will be agreed on appointment and will depend upon the area of expertise of the successful applicant and requirements of the department.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • 5 years experience at specialist registrar level or equivalent

Desirable

  • Experience of YAG laser peripheral iridotomies, and Selective or Argon Laser Trabeculoplasties

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC registration/eligible for registration MBBS

Desirable

  • FRCOphth (full)
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • 5 years experience at specialist registrar level or equivalent

Desirable

  • Experience of YAG laser peripheral iridotomies, and Selective or Argon Laser Trabeculoplasties

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC registration/eligible for registration MBBS

Desirable

  • FRCOphth (full)

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

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From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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 (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Prince Charles Eye Unit

Windsor

SL4 3DP


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Prince Charles Eye Unit

Windsor

SL4 3DP


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Lead for PCEU

Irfan Tahir

Muhammed.Tahir@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

Date posted

11 June 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£55,329 to £63,152 a year pa

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193-MS1527PCG

Job locations

Prince Charles Eye Unit

Windsor

SL4 3DP


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