2 Nov 2012

Full-Time Ophthalmic Technician

London, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

ADVERT MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1V 2PD Full time Ophthalmic Technician x2 Orthoptics Department Band 3 37.5 hours per week We are looking for two Full-time Band 3 Ophthalmic Technicians to join our busy department.The successful applicant will have the opportunity to use initiative and excellent interpersonal skills as well as a range of technical skills while looking after the patients attending the Visual Fields and Research and treatment Centre.

An experienced technical officer will provide supervision and training where necessary and you will be required to complete a competency assessment. The post holder will be required to carry out investigatory procedures for patients with Glaucoma and other eye disease. This will include Visual Fields and ophthalmic imaging. Although based at City Road you will be expected to work at some of our satellite clinics. You will be asked to work on a Saturday with a day off in the week and may be a late shift.

The hours we cover are 8am -8pm. (on a shift pattern basis.) You must be a motivated person able to use your initiative with excellent interpersonal skills to be able to work with patients and their families. We expect you to have either previous experience as an Ophthalmic Technician or BTEC/A Levels (Scientific background). An experienced mentor is available within the department and there are opportunities for continuing professional development. 

Minimum salary: GBP 20,146 – GBP 23,113 p.a. Inclusive
Salary currency: Pound (Sterling)
Salary tax: Gross
Hours per week: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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Job Categories: Other Health Professionals. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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