South West Region
July 3, 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom
Job Type
Salary Range
£120,000 to £140,000
South West


LOA associates are delighted to be recruiting for  largest independent provider of NHS care, with a first-class record of high quality patient care, excellent clinical outcomes, innovation and efficiency.

Our prestigious private sector organisation  work with NHS partners across England operating 8 treatment centres providing high-quality access to planned and urgent care across a range of specialities. The Ophthalmology Service provides a full range of secondary care services and is rated as Outstanding by the CQC.

Strong teamwork and partnership amongst its people is at the heart of our approach to the delivery of high quality, engaged and empathetic patient care.  Employing high calibre people in roles that require personal responsibility and close interaction with patients allows everyone the opportunity to make a difference.

Supporting employees in their careers with opportunities to learn and develop through training, our organisation continually innovates to raise standards of best practice in healthcare.

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of ophthalmology outpatient care at a leading, Outstanding-rated service, including management of general, glaucoma, medical retina and cataract patients.  Suitable candidates will additionally be offered the opportunity to provide surgery.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate a high level of skill in the operative and non-operative aspects of the management and assessment of the following areas:

  • Slit-Lamp examination
  • Gonioscopy
  • Fundoscopy
  • Tonometry
  • Focimetry
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy and Iridotomy
  • Retina laser (preferable not essential)
  • Biometry
  • Corneal suture removal
  • Use of Bandage Contact Lens
  • Interpretation of Visual Fields/ OCT and FFA

Preferable not Essential skill include:

  • High Volume Phacoemulsification under topical anaesthesia
  • Intravitreal injections
  • Laser treatment

The most successful doctor will be expected to have an excellent clinical quality record, and an ability to perform efficiently and independently in clinic whilst providing exceptional care.  It is essential to demonstrate commitment to excellent teamwork with clinical colleagues and a willingness to utilise and develop clinical care pathways in the overall management of patients and assist in improving these pathways over time.

It is likely the successful doctor will provide responsibility for the clinical supervision directly or indirectly of non-medical staff, and participate in audit.

This is a full time role 40 hours per week (36 scheduled, 4 SPA). Opportunities may arise for further clinical work in addition to the basic contract.  This will be delivered on a flexible timetable to cover for holidays and sick leave. The final allocation of patient contact time will be agreed in discussion with the registered manager and clinical director.

Are you available for a full time, permanent commitment?

Please contact LOA Associates for a detailed job description and forward your updated CV.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you. LOA




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