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Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Job Reference: 273-DC-3420

Employer:
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
CVI Team
Location:
City Road, London
Salary:
£25,489 - £28,513 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 is recognised as one of the best ophthalmic eye hospitals in the world and we pride ourselves on the professionalism of our staff and the quality of care we provide. We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative, enthusiastic and experienced person within the Eye Clinic Liaison team at City Road hospital and working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team at other sites.

The Eye Clinic Liaison Service bridges the gap between local hospital services and the community to service users who are partially sighted or blind. This post holder will cover the clinical services at Moorfields City Road. Which consists of a 24 hour Accident and Emergency department, outpatient and surgical services.

Working closely with clinicians the post holder will support patients who are newly diagnosed with low vision, deteriorating vision, visual impairment and impending visual impairment. The Eye Clinic Liaison Officer will also provide essential support to those patients with established visual impairment who would benefit from such assistance. The Eye Clinic Liaison Officer will help to assess the patient’s needs and provide relevant advice and information.

The post holder will be responsible for facilitating the registration of patients as sight impaired or severely sight impaired.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with people with visual impairment. There is an opportunity to obtain the ECLO programme of learning certificate.

The successful candidate will be required to be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to bringing the highest level of patient care to patients in line with the Quality Agenda of the NHS. The delivery of a high standard of patient care is our goal.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD

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:

David Samuels on 0207 253 3411 ext: 2718




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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