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Job summary

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
387-S-3095-LI
Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Bristol Eye Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£21,892 - £24,157 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/10/2020 23:59

Employer heading

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust logo

Ophthalmic Imaging Assistant

Band 4

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Imaging Department, Bristol Eye Hospital.

We are looking for two Band 4, Ophthalmic Imaging Assistant The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the ophthalmic imaging and outpatient teams for the provision and overall smooth running of our clinical services.

This will involve data entry, eyesight testing, ophthalmic imaging (including OCT scans and widefield photos) as well as supporting clinical research and attending peripheral sites.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for preparing our patients and undertaking their investigations, performing a range of basic imaging tests and procedures as well as providing the reports and baseline evaluations for review by other clinical staff.

After the necessary training and induction, the post-holder will be able to prioritise and plan their own workload and have the ability to work independently as well as working closely with other members of the team.

In summary, the post-holder will be contributing to the provision of a high standard of ophthalmic and personal care ensuring the smooth running of our clinics.

 

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Angela Lawler
Job title
Head of Ophthalmic Imaging
Email address
angela.lawler@uhbw.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0117 3421448
Additional information

Angela.Lawler@uhbwl.nhs.uk

Rebecca.King4@uhbw.nhs.uk

Alice.John2@uhbw.nhs.uk

 

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