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Job Description

Indigo Healthcare are interested in looking at CVs of doctors who are looking for opportunities at consultant level to join the Ophthalmology team with a special interest in glaucoma at the Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust which is rated Outstanding by the CQC.

Permanent Position

Salary:

£ £82,096 - £110,683 + Banding

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have previous experience and a keen interest in developing their skills in the medicine field of ophthalmology. They would also have a genuine and avid interest in the subspecialty of Glaucoma.

Ophthalmology is a mixed medical and surgical specialty. There are many diverse ophthalmological problems encountered in the UK, particularly in an increasingly aged population. Ophthalmology practice is very diverse, dealing with a variety of issues and clinical conditions.

Ophthalmic patients encompass the whole age range, from premature babies to the most senior members of the population. Patients are generally well and their conditions and are only rarely life-threatening. However, eye symptoms and disorders are very common and can cause considerable anxiety. Sympathetic advice and reassurance is often required in addition to diagnosis and treatment.

Location:

This is a very pleasant area in which to live, with large areas of un-spoilt beautiful countryside. There are several local beauty spots including the North and South Downs, many places of local interest including historic buildings.

There are also good schools, theatres, leisure centres, parks, nature reserves and country pubs in the area. Famous authors, artists and actors have long been drawn to the area both for inspiration and to make their home in this attractive part of the country.

London with its many attractions is just 30 minutes away by Rail & Brighton on the south coast is easily accessible by road or rail taking approximately 45 minutes.

Qualifications

Essential Criteria:

  • Full GMC registration with license to practice.
  • FRCOphth or equivalent.
  • Evidence of being able to work in a hospital setting.
  • Recent experience in Ophthalmology.
  • Previous Experience at Consultant level, preferably within the NHS.

For More Information:

If this opportunity is of interest to you then please get in touch with me at Jordan.kerrigan@indigohealthcare.co.uk or call me on – 07818556096.