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Optometrist Specialist

Job Reference: 356-19-1512528

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Optometrist Specialist
Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull
£33,222 - £43,041 **Pro r

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Optometrist Specialist to work at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. The role is Part time 1 day a week (7.5 hours) and this will be based mainly at the Hull Royal site, but also other locations when necessary to meet the needs of the Optometry/Ophthalmology service.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are motivated and want to develop their skills, knowledge and experience, whilst working as part of a friendly and diverse Optometric team.


The role may include; assessment of patients in Medical Retina and Glaucoma Clinics, Refracting (Adults, Paediatrics and Research), Contact Lens and Ocular Prosthetic Clinical roles and possibly Diabetic Retinal Screening.


The Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital opened in November 2002. There are 18 Consultant Ophthalmologists covering the variety of sub specialities within Ophthalmology, a thriving Orthoptic department and supportive nursing and technician teams. Our Optometric team comprises 9 Optometrists, some full time and some part time. There is a lecture theatre for the provision of education and teaching. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust covers a population of around 500,000. The seaside resorts of Hornsea and Bridlington are easily reached and the beauty of the Yorkshire Wolds is a popular draw for outdoor seekers. Hull was the 2017 City of Culture which raised the profile of the area, with significant investment and re-development to ensure a longlasting legacy.


** Salary reflects year 1 of 3 year NHS pay deal

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit to the Ophthalmology Department, please contact Brian Melia 07415518862 or email or;



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The Trust reserves the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

Committed to Equal Opportunities. Flexible working policies operation. A No Smoking Policy is in place.

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