Online applications are invited to apply for a senior medical retina research fellow post.. This post is fixed term.This post is an excellent opportunity for a clinician to develop their research and clinical experience in ophthalmology. It is expected that the appointee will publish research papers during their fellowship. The successful candidate will participate in ongoing clinical trials. They will gain exposure to complex medical retinal conditions and become competent in medical retinal injections. There will be opportunities to participate and develop surgical skills in cataract surgery too. They will be expected to actively participate in the delivery of our teaching programmes and also complete audit projects.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Andrew Lotery and be involved in clinical trials and research.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The timetable is split 50/50 between clinical and research duties. Clinical duties include attending Professor Lotery’s complex medical retina clinics and intravitreal injection lists. There is no on-call commitment with the post, cataract surgical training is timetabled within the rota
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Ideally the candidate will hold MRCOphth or equivalent qualification, have one year experience in ophthalmology and have some experience of medical retinal clinics. They should hold or be eligible for full GMC registration. However, applicants with a clear interest in academic ophthalmology will also be considered.
Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)
Basic Salary - MT04 - £48,075.
Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview. Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.
Job Reference: MT0242 – MEDICAL. This vacancy closes on or before: 27th May 2020
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON
UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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