Specialist Optometrist

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Location: Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, BS1 2LX

Recruiter name: Bristol Eye Hospital

Role: Optometrist

Employer type: Hospital

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £38,890 - £51,668 per annum pro rata

Recruiter type: Direct employer

Job code: 387-S-3120-NG-B

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Bristol Eye Hospital Optometry Department is looking for enthusiastic optometrists to join the Optometry team working across a broad range of highly skilled core and specialised services.

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There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to become one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Bristol Eye Hospital Optometry Department is looking for enthusiastic optometrists to join the Optometry team working across a broad range of highly skilled core and specialised services. The majority of the requirement is in our glaucoma and medical retina services at either band 7 or 8a level (dependent upon qualifications and experience). The role will be interesting, varied and there is significant scope for personal development.

The Optometry department is well established and integrated into the multidisciplinary environment of the hospital, providing ophthalmic clinical management to people in the Bristol area and across the south west of England

Prior hospital experience is preferable but not essential and training is available in post. The assigned banding of the posts will reflect the level of candidate experience and higher qualifications.

Applicants able to work full time (37.5 hours/week) are preferred but part time will be considered.

Interview date: Wednesday 23rd September