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Optometry Clerical Administrator

Job Reference: 273-DC-1659

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London
£13,927 - £15,117 per annum (Inc HCAS)

Exceptional new opportunities at Moorfields

Founded in 1804, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world-class centre of excellence for eye health services, ophthalmic research and education. We are true pioneers in the fight to cure blindness. Every year we treat more than 750,000 patients at City Road in central London and at 30 satellites, and, in partnership with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, we lead one of the most impactful ophthalmic research programmes in the world. We train many of the leading eye care clinicians in the UK and internationally, and have a global reputation for quality and professionalism in ophthalmic care. In addition, Moorfields operates two commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

Moorfields Eye Hospital is a post-graduate teaching hospital of international acclaim, dedicated to excellence in patient care, training and research. Our main site is in the heart of London, at City Road, but we have a large and growing number of interdisciplinary satellite clinics at which optometric services are provided.

The Optometry Department has over 100 members of staff and offers clinical services in refraction, low vision assessment, medical contact lenses, spectacle dispensing as well as extended role. We have dedicated spectacle and contact lens laboratories.

We are seeking someone with good communication skills to join our busy Optometry Service Reception Team. This is a part time post (22.5 hours per week) based at City Road, London.

To apply for the above post, you must have GCSEs or equivalent, experience of working with the public, be IT literate and be able to work on your own initiative and under pressure. Previous reception experience and/or NHS experience is desirable.


This post will be subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

During the probationary period, your suitability for continued employment will be assessed and provided a satisfactory standard is achieved and maintained, your employment will be confirmed. The probationary period may be extended

Or your employment terminated either during or at the end of probation, in line with the trust Probationary Policy. For the duration of the probation period, the notice period will be in line with contractual obligations on either side.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Office Manager, Optmetry Tel 020 7566 2023

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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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