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Orthoptist

Band 5 / 6 Dependent on experience

Main area
Orthoptics
Grade
Band 5 / 6 Dependent on experience
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
356-21-3443001
Site
HRI
Town
Hull
Salary
£25,655 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
20/09/2021 23:59

Applications are invited for an experienced Orthoptist to join a friendly and dynamic department. The service is looking for an enthusiastic and friendly clinician to join our busy team of 11 orthoptists.

The service is looking for an applicant with previous clinical experience however new graduates are also encouraged to apply.

The post will be a Band 5 / 6 dependent on experience and will be based at Hull Royal Infirmary. The department provides a full range of orthoptic services, supporting an excellent team of Paediatric Ophthalmologists, Adult Motility specialist as well as Neuro-Ophthalmology clinics. The service is also responsible for providing Low Vision services, Visual Stress clinic and community vision screening services.

The department is accredited by the HCPC to receive undergraduate orthoptic students on clinical placement.

The post offers the opportunity to work within specialised paediatric and adult ocular motility clinics, as well as undertaking general orthoptic work.

Dependent on experience, you may have the opportunity to support the service developing extended roles such as Glaucoma and working with the Medical Retina Services. There will also be the opportunity to participate in the Department’s teaching programme.

Applicants must hold a degree or diploma in Orthoptics and be registered with the HCPC. We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible team member with excellent communication skills. A current driving license and access to a car would be beneficial.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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
Aftab Maqsud
Job title
Head Orthoptist
Email address
m.maqsud@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 816760 / 816605