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Healthcare Assistant - Ophthalmology posted by Central Advertising - General Practitioners

Full Time
£19,156 - £20,412 / year
NHS Band 4

Job Description

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Due to expansion and increasing list size, we are looking for a skilled, part-time permanent Healthcare Assistant with previous experience to work in the Eye Clinic at Ireland Wood Surgery, Leeds. We will also consider applicants with relevant transferable skills.

The successful candidate will run diagnostic tests and medical imaging, such as visual fields, retinal imaging and OCT scans, housekeeping duties and dispensing of eye drops.

The position requires cover on a shift basis Monday to Saturday and is conditional upon flexibility for leave/absence cover. The Practice uses Emis Web system and training is available for users of equivalent systems.

The working days for this post are below, however may change:

  • Wednesday: 10:00-17:30

  • Thursday: 10:00-17:30

  • Friday: 08:00-14:00

We are looking for an individual who feels that they can quickly settle into the Practice incorporating their skills into our very busy surgery. The Practice’s two sites serve approximately 25,500 patients.  

Full time equivalent annual leave entitlement is 25 days, plus 8 bank holidays per annum. The Practice also runs the NHS contributory pension scheme.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd October 2019. This date may be brought forward if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that if you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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