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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2020.

Ophthalmic Imaging Assistant

Job Reference: 387-S-3095-LI

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol
£21,892 - £24,157 pa

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.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAngela LawlerJob titleHead of Ophthalmic ImagingEmail addressangela.lawler@uhbw.nhs.ukTelephone number0117 3421448Additional contact information



University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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