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Clinical Fellow (FY2) in Ophthalmology

NHS Medical & Dental: Foundation Year 2

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NHS Medical & Dental: Foundation Year 2
Fixed Term - 12 months
40 hours per week
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£28,640 to £32,386
21/02/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable



We have a vacant post for a Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology.

This post is required to commence as soon as possible for a period of 1 year. Applicants should be fully trained in general ophthalmology and have a postgraduate ophthalmic qualification (FRCOphth or equivalent). 

The successful candidate will join the South Essex Service provided from Southend and OrsettHospital. The service is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of services to a population of approximately 640,000. The Ophthalmology Department comprises 7 Consultants, 5 Staff Grades, 2 Assistants, 5 Clinical Assistants, 3 Specialist Registrars/ST3, 1 Specialist Trainee.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the LondonUniversity and is also the Cancer Centre for South Essex which is part of the Essex Cancer network. This busy DGH serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ 4,567 wte staff with a total complement of 190 Consultant staff. Situated in the South East of England, with excellent rail links to London.

The Trust has an excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please specify which role you are interested in at time of application.

Please note - We do not pay interview expenses

Applicant requirements

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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