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Diabetes Eye Screener/Photographer

Band 2

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Diabetes Eye Screening
Band 2
37.5 per week
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Homerton University Hospital
£21,786 - £23,028 p.a. inc.
20/08/2018 23:59

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. 


We are very proud that the CQC has recently rated Homerton Hospital’s A&E department as 'Outstanding', medical care at the hospital as 'Outstanding', and our acute services overall as ‘Good’.


The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.


The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.


Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.


Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.



The Role



Providing diabetes eye screening to the diabetic population covered by the Eye Screening Service, you will be required to work at all of our eye screening centres. Our screening sites are across North East London, this post will be based in sites within the Dagenham and Ilford Eye Screening Service.

Your role will involve measuring patients’ visual acuity (training given), taking brief clinical details and blood pressure and being responsible for undertaking retinal photography.

You will require basic computer skills and will receive training in all aspects of screening. You will also require the ability to develop a good rapport when meeting and greeting the patients.

Interview date TBC

***Closing date is indicative only. This vacancy may close without notice when sufficient applications have been received.***


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Applicant requirements

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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Gary Moss (Operational Manager): Email:

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