Optometrist


Job description

The post holder will work under the direction of the Head / Deputy Heads of Optometry to deliver core optometry services to the highest standards of quality and care..

Responsibilities

  • The post holder, in addition to delivering direct clinical optometric care to patients across sites serviced by BHSCT, will be required to assist within Macular Services.
  • Provide optometric care to patients attending the regional macular service.
  • Maintain stock control in individual outreach clinics and ensure equipment is in working order.
  • The post holder will also be expected to undertake delegated administrative duties relating to the optometry service and clinical audit/research as agreed with the Head / Deputy Heads of Optometry.
  • In addition, the successful applicant will provide teaching and training to students from various disciplines.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • BSc (Hons) in Optometry (2:2 or above).
  • Current GOC registration.
  • MCOptom or equivalent.

Desirable Skills

  • Previous hospital optometry experience.
  • Experience in the assessment of patients with macular degeneration.
  • Experience in paediatric refraction, low vision and contact lens services.

Further Information

Worktime: To be confirmed.

Vacancy ID
1580727
Job ref.
53447279
Job Sector
Medical and Healthcare
Area
Belfast
Location
Shankill Wellbeing and Treatment Centre
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum.
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
33.8
Published date
05/12/2022
Closing date
16/12/2022

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