Locum Consultant in Ophthalmology - General Ophthalmology
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
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Over view of the job role
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative and progressive Consultant to join our Ophthalmology Consultant team. The appointee will cover both sites, City Hospital, Birmingham and Sandwell General Hospital during the on call. Applications are welcomed from candidates with FRCS (or equivalent) who are on the General Medical Council's Specialist Register Ophthalmology or who will be within six months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview. In addition applicants should demonstrate within their application that they are fully trained in cataract surgery, and comprehensive experience in Ophthalmology general, emergency setting , a fellowship experience will be desirable as well as another area of subspecialist will be welcomed. This job is a Fixed Term Post
Closing date: 28th May 2022
Interview date: 8th June 2022
Main duties of the job
Main duties of the job
The post will enable the successful applicant to develop seamless and bilateral flow of service between community / primary care and secondary care at SWBH.
The appointee will take equal responsibility with existing Consultants for the proper functioning of the clinical service, working with clinical and managerial colleagues towards achieving and maintaining national maximum waiting times and developing clinical pathways in line with the maximum 18-week patient pathway guarantee. There is a commitment to General Ophthalmology on-call as part of this post
SWBH Trust is a friendly, integrated healthcare provider focused on improving the life chances and health outcomes of our diverse population.
We have three strategic objectives:
People: To cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff;
Patients: To be good or outstanding at everything we do;
Population: To work seamlessly with partners to improve lives;
We run services from Sandwell, City and Rowley Regis Hospitals, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham Treatment Centre, the Lyng and Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre. Our GP practices and community teams provide care in schools, healthcare centres and at home.
Our next milestone is opening the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), a once in a career opportunity to shape care transformation within and beyond the hospital walls. MMUH will host the busiest Emergency Department in Europe, with state of the art facilities and future development of a Learning Campus.
Developing and caring for our People is fundamental. We were one of the first Trusts to provide the Real Living Wage, as well as a Live and Work scheme to support people at risk of homelessness into paid work and training. We offer a range of staff benefits, health & wellbeing support and will help you to bring your ambition to life through our bespoke training and development programmes. As "People" is one of our three strategic objectives, we make a continued commitment to prioritise support for all our colleagues.
For more information on the job role and responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description attached.
Informal enquiries are welcome. Applicants may contact Jack Morgan (0121-507-6160; firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange an informal visit. Interested candidates can contact Mr Nessim Clinical Director (0121 507 4440, email@example.com) if they wish to discuss the post further.
Management and Administrative Experience
Teaching and Training experience
Research, Innovation and Service Improvement Experience
Professional and Multi-disciplinary team working
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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