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Offer: Band 6 Specialist Orthoptist:Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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Band 6 Specialist Orthoptist

Job Listing reference: 391-7761-RF-SAS-A

   . Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
   . Orthoptist
Job location:
   . Barnet Hospital, Barnet
   . £36,070 - £42,712 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Our mission is to deliver world class care and skills 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 results, excellent patient and staff practice, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external tasks, and building a strong organisation.
As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Orthoptics Department is a welcoming, diverse and exciting department with a passion to deliver world class care to all our patients. The Ophthalmology department currently consists of 13 Orthoptists and 12 Optometrists. With our continued development of the department we have created a new position to support our services.
this function is integral for the Orthoptic care of our patients within the RFL Ophthalmology service primarily across 3 of our 6 sites: Chase Farm Hospital, Edgware Community Hospital and Barnet Hospital. Therefore, availability to work across sites is essential.
You will have opportunity to gain valuable practice in a well-supported environment, working in Paediatric and Adult Oculomotility clinics. With development, there will be opportunities to be involved in Glaucoma and Retinal clinics.
We are pursuing a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join our dynamic team. You will need a flexible attitude and be able to demonstrate commitment to your own personal development.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name:Bhavini Gohil
listing title: Head of Orthoptics & Optometry
Email address:
Telephone number: 0203 758 2484
Additional contact information
Name:Shazia Hussain
Email address:

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Job Type:
   . Fixed term (12 months)
Working pattern:
   . • Full time

Pay Scheme:
   . Agenda for change
Pay Band:
   . 6
Staff Group:
   . Allied Health Professionals
   . Orthoptist

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