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Retinal Photographer

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Fixed Term until 30 June 2019
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy's Hospital
£22,113 - £24,774 inc HCA
24/08/2018 23:59
Interview date

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

The South East London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is one of the largest eye screening programmes in the country, offering screening to over 100,000 patients across 6 boroughs in South East London. The clinical workforce is organised into 4 locality teams based around the hospital ophthalmology services into which each team refers. Each locality team has close links with the lead ophthalmologist and diabetes clinicians within the acute services.

We are seeking a motivated individual to join us as a Retinal Photographer. Duties include greeting patients, using specialist equipment to capture retinal photographs, updating patient records and working with colleagues to ensure that clinics run efficiently. Training will be provided, and the successful candidate will work with a senior member of the team to run clinic sessions.

The successful candidate will work in a range of settings including Health Centers and Hospital outpatient departments, and will require excellent communication and customer service skills to ensure that all patients receive the highest standards of care.

This role offers the opportunity to will gain valuable experience in outpatient care, enabling the candidate to gain insight into the National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme and the potential opportunities for progression within the service.

Closing Date: 24 August 2018 at Midnight

Interview Date: 6 September 2018

For further details

Louise Batten, Deputy Programme Manager


Tel: 0207 188 7452, 8am - 4pm




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Applicant requirements

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

Louise Batten, Deputy Programme Manager


Tel: 0207 188 7452, 8am - 4pm

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7897

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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