Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/08/2021.

Senior Orthoptist

Job Reference: J313-A-21-1258

Health and Community Services Jersey
St Helier

There is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative orthoptist to join the ophthalmology department at Jersey General Hospital. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams, be hard working, flexible and motivated. The candidate will also have experience of extended roles within their scope of practice to support the ophthalmology department. The candidate must be able to work as part of a dynamic team in our busy department and community to ensure up to date clinical practice within the care delivery for the people of Jersey.  We welcome applicants from Orthoptists looking to extend their role and clinical experience, the caseload is extremely varied and will include core Orthoptic clinics with a mixture of paediatric and adult patients as well as an inpatient stroke service.  The successful candidate with also be the lead for our visual screening service which covers approximately 1000 children in over 30 schools and deputise for the Head orthoptist in their absence.

Please contact Sue Neasham, Head Orthoptist, for further information and discussion of this role on 01534 442559 or email


As an inclusive employer we will create opportunities for flexible working to attract and retain talent which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome applications for working flexible hours, part-time working and job sharing


SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.