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Bank Highly Specialist Optometrist Band 7

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Bank Highly Specialist Optometrist Band 7 RF
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Hourly Paid
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Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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We are pleased to offer an opportunity for an experienced and innovative specialist Optometrist to join our large friendly team on a permanent part-time basis.

This will be to provide comprehensive Optometric services integral to ophthalmology services.

You will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary clinics as well as optometry led clinics for RFL.

The post holder will work closely with the Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists and nurses.

We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills and specialist experience. It’s essential for candidates to have experience in at least one of the following fields:

• Glaucoma
• Medical retina

You will be working as part of a specialist multidisciplinary team and will be involved in the relevant MDT audits and meetings.
RFL provide Ophthalmology services over a range of hospital sites in North London.
Therefore willingness to work across sites is essential.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Miss Safina Rashid, Head Orthoptist

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