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Ophthalmic Technician

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Eye Unit, Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Kingston Upon Thames
£22,535 to £24,517 pa inclusive of HCAS
28/05/2019 23:59

Band 3 Ophthalmology Technician - Ophthalmology Services

Would you like to work in a friendly and supportive environment in a Trust which prides itself on providing a high quality service to the local community? If yes, we are recruiting for a full or part time, motivated and enthusiastic band 3 ophthalmic technician.

You would be expected to perform technical skills such as visual fields, macular and disc OCT, vision assessment: log mar and Snellen, non-contact tonometer measurement and have an understanding of the reason why these tests are required and demonstrate safe practice with using technical equipment while providing holistic patient care for in a busy clinical environment

We are introducing new ways of working and services within the unit therefore you should have an awareness and understanding of current ophthalmic issues.

We are located in the Royal Eye Unit (and main outpatients) at Kingston Hospital, but run a number of outpatient clinics in sites across our catchment area including Raynes Park Health Centre and Hawks Road Community Clinic.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career and to join a team that aspires to only deliver the best, then we would like to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Sonja Taylor Royal Eye Unit Matron 0208 85467711 ext. 2639 bleep 503.

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