Retinal Screening Photographer

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Retinal Screening Photographer
Band 3
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£16,968-19,852 per annum
19/03/2018 23:59

Retinal Screening Photographer

1 Full time (37.5 hours per week) post to work between Hull, East Riding, North and North East Lincolnshire, based in Brigg.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated person to join the Humber Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as a Retinal Screening Photographer. The successful applicant will work with the retinal screening team and be responsible for providing visual acuity examinations and digital photography during retinal screening clinics.

The successful applicant needs be able to competently administer patient eye drops and perform a visual acuity test in preparing the patient for digital photography. Excellent patient management during clinics is essential to ensure a timely screening process. The successful applicant will be required to perform digital photography of the patient retina in a dark environment within an office or mobile unit.
The post holder would be required to work towards and complete a Screening qualification in Retinal Screening within 2 years of appointment to post.

The Trust is undergoing service transformations and review, therefore there may be a requirement in future for weekend work/or early evening work. The successful candidate must be able to travel to their base of work, travel expenses are not provided.
The post is an excellent opportunity to join an award-nominated, efficient and cost effective department that focuses on developing its personnel whilst providing excellent quality patient care.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills, together with an ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly under pressure to achieve deadlines. An understanding/experience of the NHS is essential.
The successful candidate must hold a current and full driving license and will be expected to undertake a trust driving assessment.

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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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For further details contact Natalie Holmes on 01482 674656 or