Specialist optometrist

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Location: Optometry Department Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH

Recruiter name: Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre

Role: Hospital optometrist

Employer type: Hospital

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, Part-time

Salary range: £33,222 - £43,041

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Closing date:

Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre seeks a specialist optometrist

Job summary:

Having recently appointed two new WTE specialist optometrists to support extended roles, we are delighted that an additional one WTE specialist optometrist post (Band 7) has become available within the general ophthalmology services at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre. This opportunity is suitable for experienced optometrists wishing to develop their clinical skills within the various disciplines of ophthalmology.

The post holder will be a registered optometrist with specialist clinical skills and an expert knowledge base in ophthalmology including some, but not all, of the following subspecialties: glaucoma, corneal, medical retina and urgent care clinics.

Training and competency assessments will be provided for the candidate with the potential to meet these criteria. The post holder will be a key member of the sub speciality teams within the ophthalmic departments at SWBH.

Please apply through NHS Jobs.

Closing date: 22 February 2019 

Interview date: 1 March 2019

Telephone number:  0121 507 6727

Email address: waheeda.illahi@nhs.net

Website: www.swbh.nhs.uk