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Ophthalmic Technician Manager

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Amersham, United Kingdom Up to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
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Ophthalmic Technician Manager

Job Reference: J119-A-20-3103

Employer: Department: Services Location: Amersham Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Operose Health - with great care

At Operose Health, we are experts in working with complex health systems to transform quality of care and patient experience. Our portfolio of services to patients includes primary care and mental health. We are part of a global business family with over 30 years' experience of delivering high quality care in the most simple, seamless and suitable way for patients. Operose Health was chosen to reflect the organisation's focus on making effort and taking care in everything it does.We believe in working hard to achieve our goals.

We support the health system to deliver high quality care in the most simple and seamless way for patients. Our Head Office is in London, with a second office in Amersham.

We are seeking a dynamic, energetic, experienced and motivated Head Ophthalmic Practitioner to lead the ophthalmic imaging team. Supported by our Clinical Lead & Educational Supervisor for Ophthalmology and the Clinical Services Support Manager.

Applicants for this post will need an NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Healthcare or Management, significant experience as a senior practitioner in ophthalmic imaging and of line managing a large team.

For the first 3-6 months this role will work solely in a leadership capacity, following this the role will split to 0.6 FTE leadership and 0.4 FTE within clinics.

A key part of this role will be the upskilling of Operose Health's existing diagnostic technician team to that of a team of extended scope ophthalmic technicians.

Applicants should have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues, patients and carers as well as working effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be expected to work independently and demonstrate initiative, following a comprehensive organisational induction.

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The closing date is given as a guide & we reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

We regret that we are unable to respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date please assume that you are unsuccessful on this occasion. Please rest assured that is not meant as a discourtesy and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

Operose Health is an equal opportunities employer and will ensure that no applicant is treated less favourably on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

Operose Health is a Disability Confident Committed employer and as such, we will ensure as users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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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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