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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2019.

Senior Ophthalmic Medical Photographer

Job Reference: 370-ACS6OPT-377

Employer:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Optometrists
Location:
Warrington
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Senior Ophthalmic Medical Photographer

 

Applications are invited for the role of Senior Ophthalmic Medical Photographer at Warrington and Halton Hospitals.

 

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic ophthalmic photographer to support our growing ophthalmic services, with experience in a range of ophthalmic imaging techniques including OCT and fluorescein angiography. You will be responsible for quality control of the imaging service encompassing a number of imaging technicians.

 

The ophthalmology department is based at Warrington hospital and comprises 6 consultant ophthalmologists, junior and middle grade ophthalmologists and a large team of optometrists, nurses and orthoptists providing high quality care to our patients. You will be expected to be a team player who is prepared to embrace change and innovative ways of working to maximise the quality of care we deliver to our patients.

To arrange an informal discussion regarding the role, or the hours, or visit to the department please contact Elaine Clark, Head of Optometry.

 




This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.


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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