Exciting opportunities have arisen to become part of the Ophthalmology team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
We are looking for enthusiastic Ophthalmology Speciality doctors to work in our dynamic and expanding Ophthalmology team. Full time, part time and job share applications are welcome and the posts are available as soon as the ideal candidates are found. We would welcome applications from individuals with experience in general ophthalmology and those wishing to develop into sub specialist interests. The department is also committed to supporting candidates who wish to develop or expand surgical skills.
Candidates for this role must have Full GMC registration with a Licence to Practise and is desirable that you have recent experience within the NHS.
The Trust has recently undergone an £800,000 major redevelopment of the Ophthalmology outpatient department which has transformed the department. The department provides services for over 560,000 patients spread over the large County of Shropshire, encompassing Telford and Wrekin and Wales.
You will be working alongside a friendly, expert and energetic team of Consultants, Specialty Doctors, Junior Trainee Doctors, Orthoptists, Diabetic Eye Screening, Specialist Nurses and Technicians. The whole department is overseen by the Centre Manager and Clinical Director for Ophthalmology.
Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.
We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.
Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.
Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.
We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact Mr Prasad Rao, Clinical Director for Ophthalmology with any questions you may have on 01743 261496, or even arrange a visit. Please also take the time to read the supporting documentation to really get to know us.
We look forward to hearing from you.