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Specialist Optometrist AfC Band 7

Southampton Eye Unit Specialist Optometrist  AfC  Band 7_9a1c0c49ffbe4bb29c77f8e01539ef9b

Location: Southampton, SO16 6YD

Recruiter name: Southampton Eye Unit

Role: Hospital optometrist

Employer type: Hospital

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, Part-time

Salary range: £40,000 - £49,999

Salary: 38,890-44,503

Closing date:

The Eye Unit at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is expanding and we have exciting opportunities for clinically minded optometrists who would like to enhance their skills and scope of practice.

You will be joining a team of 9 optometrists who currently cover core optometry roles, such as adult and paediatric refractions, low vision, medical contact lens fitting and post op cataract assessments. We also work in eye casualty, glaucoma, corneal and medical retina clinics. There are plans to expand our presence in intravitreal injecting for AMD, as well as YAG laser clinics and optometry-led dry eye clinics.

There is full imaging back up, with access to some of the most up to date equipment in the region. Full training in extended roles will be provided.

Please see the NHS Jobs website for the application form and feel free to phone for further details. https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/C9188-21-8302