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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2021.


Job Reference: J143-A-20-37236

Practice Plus Group
Shepton Mallet
Up to £52,000 dependent on experince

Job Summary

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet is a purely elective care hospital, focusing on orthopaedics, ophthalmology, general surgery, ENT, urology and gynaecology. If you are an innovative individualwho would like to support a world class service and participate in the ongoing development of the ophthalmology service, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for an enthusiastic Optometrist to join our team.

Supported by a very robust Clinical Governance process, Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet is the first independent sector hospital to have been rated Outstanding on all five domains by the CQC (2017). This means that you can be sure you are part of a team providing safe, reliable and patient-focused care.

About the role

Reporting to our Lead Consultant Ophthalmologist, you will be part of a small, forward-looking department with the latest ophthalmic equipment, including IOL Master 700, Heidelberg OCT and the latest edition Humphrey Visual Field Analyser. Specialist areas offered include cataract surgery pathways, glaucoma assessment and treatment pathways and we are currently developing age related macular degeneration pathways.

Working within the surgical outpatient clinics, you will organise and undertake pre-operative assessments including specialised biometry and ophthalmic measures of patients. You will evaluate patients’ suitability to undergo cataract surgery and identify the appropriate course of treatment most suited to their individual requirements. You will also participate in the routine follow-up clinical pathway.

As a qualified Optometrist, registered with the GOC, we will support you with your ongoing CPD and career development.

Working at Practice Plus Group

Everything we do is focused on providing a high standard of safe and effective patient care. Our facilities are modern, employing the latest technology with friendly and professional staff. We have strong control processes to ensure we maintain high standards of hygiene and above all, we’re passionate about giving our patients the best possible care and helping them feel better, faster.

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go.We’ll help you be the best you can be.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact Sonia Sanghviour friendly resourcing team.

We will contact all shortlisted candidate but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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