We are delighted to announce an opportunity for pre-registered dispensing opticians to work in the Optometry Department. This is the largest department of its type in the UK. The department provides a comprehensive optometric support service, low vision service, contact lens service, spectacle dispensing service and optometric extended role. We play a major role in the training of ophthalmic professional staff and we have laboratories for spectacle glazing, lens surfacing and contact lens manufacturing.
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 outreach centres at which optometric services are provided.
The successful applicants will undertake varied work, including dispensing of high prescriptions and specialist devices, for children and adults as well as glazing. You will be working alongside our team of experienced dispensing opticians and receive complete supervision at all times.
Applicants must be registered with the GOC as a Student Dispensing Optician. We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who have excellent verbal & written communication skills, have a keen attention to detail, an ability to work under pressure, show initiative, are reliable, flexible, calm & helpful, a team player and keen to learn.
Salary: Trainee Band 5
Please call 020 7566 2000 (Optometry query line) for informal enquiries and ask for Tony Charman, Head of Spectacle Dispensing & Manufacturing.
To view the job description, person specification and to apply please visit us at www.jobs.nhs.uk. CV’s will not be accepted in application for this post, it is essential that applicants complete the online application form in full.
Telephone number: 020 7253 3411 (ext. 6396)
Email address: Stephanie.Odunaike@moorields.nhs.uk