Advanced Optometrist

Band 7

Main area
Optical Services (B)
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-1032928-C
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
King's College Hospital
Town
Denmark Hill, London
Salary
£38,035 to £48,256 pa pro rata inc HCAP
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic optometrist to join our friendly team in this busy eye clinic.

The King’s Ophthalmology Department at Denmark Hill is large, serving a diverse and vibrant local population. In addition we also receive a large number of tertiary referrals for our specialist services (including cornea, glaucoma, medical and surgical retina, neuro-ophthalmology, paediatrics, anterior segment, uveitis and oculo-plastics). We are also involved in retinal research trials. King’s is committed to providing a rich teaching environment for staff.

The post holder joining a team of 8 orthoptists, 3 optometrists, 6 technicians, 3 photographers and work alongside 12 consultant ophthalmologists. Alongside complex refraction the postholder will work collaboratively to deliver shared care of glaucoma and paediatrics and a variety of other clinics when necessary.

Applicants should hold a degree in Optometry and have GOC registration.

For informal enquiries please contact Garth Johnston, Head Optical Services, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS (tel 020 3299 1668 e-mail garth.johnston@nhs.net).

Closing date: 26/10/2017

Interview date: 03/11/2017

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Garth Johnston, Head Optical Services
garth.johnston@nhs.net
020 3299 1668

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London
SE5 9RS
Telephone
0203 299 9000