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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/11/2021.


Job Reference: 040-AHP152-1021

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Orthoptist to join our team of 6.8 WTE Orthoptists in a friendly and progressive department for a fixed term 1 year maternity cover.

Newly qualified Orthoptists are welcomed to apply.

The role will involve diagnosis and management of a varied caseload of adult and paediatric patients including patients from the Emergency Eye clinic, Neurology, Maxillofacial team, Stroke team and Paediatrics.

You will regularly be working alongside two Paediatric Ophthalmologists.

CPD is actively promoted with participation expected in departmental audits, journal clubs and Orthoptic staff meetings.

This role will be based at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport.

A degree/diploma in Orthoptics and HCPC registration is essential for this role.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicola Turner, Head Orthoptist

01633 238400

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