HCL Permanent
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Ophthalmology Speciality doctor

HCL Permanent are looking for a quality Ophthalmology doctor at speciality level to join a Trust based in Cheshire.

The eye unit is busy.

Approximately 40,000 patient visits per year and around 9,000 new referrals.

Surgery is run on a day case basis except in rare circumstances and the unit has a day ward facility.

The unit has developed specialist services in AMD, Vitreoretinal surgery and Oculoplastic surgery.

Special interest clinics are held in Paediatric Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Oculoplastics, Macula and Retina.

There is an excellent orthoptic department attached to the unit.

The appointee will be expected to take part in the ophthalmology non resident on-call service.

The out of hour’s service is shared with the Ophthalmologists at Arrowe Park Hospital, only one hospital at a time provides the on-call service.

The on call rota will be 1 in10

A short session on Saturday and Sunday mornings for in-patient and urgent daily out-patient reviews will be needed on week-ends when the Countess of Chester Hospital is not on call and this duty will be shared 1 in 5.  Any additional sessions worked with the approval of the Business Performance Manager, will be payable in accordance with current Trust rates.

Candidates must have:

* GMC registration

* Tier 2 visa sponsorship

* MRCOphth or equivalent Qualification

* At least 4 years experience post grad. 

* Able to relocate within 2-4 months of job offer

If you are looking for a new opportunity in a lovely part of North England then look no further.

The hospital is based in the centre of a lovely historic town, which has great transport links, close to Manchester airport and about 2 hours on the train to London.

If you would be interested in applying for this role of would like more information please call Steph on +44 (0)113 233 8200 or hit 'APPLY' to send over your CV for consideration.


  • Start: 12/08/2016
  • Duration: n/a
  • Rate: £37547 to £70018 Per: annum
  • Location: Cheshire,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: HCL Permanent
  • Contact: Stephanie Taylor
  • Tel: 08450 063 701
  • Fax: 0870 762 7968
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ST-OPH-CH
  • Posted: 2016-08-12 11:27:11 -

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