Ophthalmic Technician NHS - Leicester

Location
Leicester
Salary
£8 to £15 per hour
Posted
30 Oct 2017
Closes
30 Nov 2017
Ref
Op_T_01
Contract Type
Contract

The post holder will be responsible for undertaking retinal photography in Leicester. The successful candidate must have good communication skills and the ability to work without supervision. As part of a team, they will be expected to contribute the effective delivery of the service, responsible for the care of people attending the clinics and the development of good relationships with patients and colleagues.

You will be responsible for the below:

  • Undertaking retinal photography, ensuring all photographs are of an adequate quality 
  • Anticipate and recognise the needs of patients/relatives/carers
  • Undertake proficient drop installation, visual acuity, health education and taking of patient history
  • You will need previous experience working equipment such as OCT's and Fundus cameras
  • Visual Fields experience would be vital 

This would be an excellent step into NHS work for a private Optical Assistant with experience working with a Fundus Camera and/or OCT machine.

Rates & Start Date

The rate per hour for this role is £8 to £14 per hour. This is based on availability and experience. 

The trust requires someone to start working on a contract basis from 1-6 months. Dependent on experience, availability, and type of position.

More about Your World Healthcare

We are Your World Healthcare, a healthcare staffing agency with over ten years in the industry. Our specialist Optometry Division supplies the pick of the jobs to Optical Assistants nationwide.

We supply to 280 NHS Trusts and CCGS, and 338 private healthcare organisations within the UK. Last year, Your World provided our candidates with over 3 million hours of work!

If you think you’d be perfect for this role, apply today! Want to know more about our fantastic Optometry opportunities? Contact our team on 020 7220 0824 or email Tom Peppiatt at tom.peppiatt@ywrec.com and discover a better Optometry career with us. 

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