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Location: Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, BS1 2LX

Salary: £47092 - 58217

Role: Optometrist

Contract type: Full time

Recruiter name: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Closing date:

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust seeks a lead optometrist for a full-time position in the optometry department at Bristol Eye Hospital

Applications are invited from experienced optometrists for the full-time position of lead optometrist of the core optometry service area within the optometry department at Bristol Eye Hospital.

The successful applicant will have specialist knowledge and skill in delivery of low vision, contact lens, paediatric and complex refraction services. They will be responsible for operational management of these areas of care delivery, including personnel and budgetary responsibility.

The post-holder must be GOC registered and have substantial post-registration experience working in the hospital eye service.

Bristol Eye Hospital is a teaching hospital providing a wide range of ophthalmic care to people in the Bristol area and across the south west of England. The optometry department is well established and integrated into the multidisciplinary environment of the hospital and is also involved in providing clinical management of patients with glaucoma, retinal disease and patients presenting acutely to eye casualty.

Informal enquiries regarding this position are encouraged and you should contact Dr Paul GD Spry, head of optometry, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS1 2LX. Tel: 0117 342 1437 (messages) or email: paul.spry@uhbristol.nhs.uk

To apply for this post, please visit our website www.jobs.nhs.uk the vacancy reference number 387-S-1737-DP. The closing date for applications is midnight of 19 February 2018.

We have set a provisional interview date of Tuesday 6 March.