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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/02/2021.

Band 6 Specialist Orthoptist

Job Reference: 391-7761-RF-SAS-B

Employer:
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Orthoptist
Location:
Barnet Hospital, Barnet
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum inclusive of HCAS

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.


The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Orthoptics Department is a welcoming, diverse and exciting department with a passion to deliver world class care to all our patients. The Ophthalmology department currently consists of 13 Orthoptists and 12 Optometrists. With our continued development of the department we have created a new position to support our services.

This role is integral for the Orthoptic care of our patients within the RFL Ophthalmology service primarily across 3 of our 6 sites: Chase Farm Hospital, Edgware Community Hospital and Barnet Hospital. Therefore, willingness to work across sites is essential.

You will have opportunity to gain valuable experience in a well-supported environment, working in Paediatric and Adult Oculomotility clinics. With development, there will be opportunities to be involved in Glaucoma and Retinal clinics.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join our dynamic team. You will need a flexible attitude and be able to demonstrate commitment to your own personal development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Bhavini Gohil

Job title: Head of Orthoptics & Optometry

Email address: bgohil@nhs.net

Telephone number: 0203 758 2484

Or

Contact name: Shazia Hussain,

Contact email address: shazia.hussain5@nhs.net




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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.


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