Specialist Optometrist

Location: ESNEFT, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

Recruiter name: East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Optometrist

Employer type: Hospital

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Part-time

Salary range: £30,000 - £39,999

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Job code: 432-HR7273

Closing date:

Optometrists are currently working in Glaucoma, Medical Retina, corneal and Cataract pre-assessment clinics. Extended roles may expand further.

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The post holder will undertake core optometry clinics, including specialist contact lens and Paediatric clinics with the opportunity to participate in other extended roles depending on experience and service requirements. You will also be required to assist the principal optometrist in the running of the optometry department, taking part in admin, audit and training.

Hospital experience is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Although this post is at a Band 7 level, the opportunity exists for appointment at a Band 6 developmental role for suitable candidates. Candidates who are appointed developmentally will be appointed at Band 6, moving to Band 7 on the completion of competencies set by the manager.