Specialist Optometrist - Paediatric
Job title Specialist Optometrist (Paediatric)
Area of work Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Employer Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS Trust
Department Eye Dept
Location Central Birmingham
Salary £40,428 to £48,514 pa
Job type Permanent
Staff Group Professional scientific and technical
Pay scheme Agenda for change
Pay Band 8a
Working pattern 7 hours/week
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team. Our clinical team comprises of 4 Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologists, 2 Clinical Fellows, 2 Junior Doctors, 2 Optometrists, 11 Orthoptists and 2 Nurses who all work closely together to deliver care to our children and young people.
Our patient cohort encompasses a broad diversity of conditions including retinoblastoma, paediatric cataract, uveitis, glaucoma, medical and surgical retina, ciliopathy, craniofacial, contact lens, inherited metabolic diseases.
Our department has been on a trajectory of expansion and is attracting an ever-wider patient base. We are appointing new medical and orthoptic posts and are fortunate to have a new, larger out-patient area. We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-focussed individual to bring new ideas to our practices.
You will be part of a team of specialist paediatric optometrists providing clinical services to our patient cohort with opportunities for paediatric contact lens work. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team of medical, and orthoptic staff with access to contemporary diagnostic instrumentation and out-patient diagnostic services. Applicants must be registered with the GOC.
Closing date: 25th June 2018
Interview date: Friday 6th July 2018
For informal enquiries, please contact Katerina Mappouras, Head Orthoptist on 0121 333 9468.
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