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Current Vacancies

Optometrist

Location: North East London DESP

Salary: £33,660 - £43,307 incl HCAS

Closing Date: 26th September

Description:

We are looking for experienced Optometrists (two days per week to be carried out between Monday and Friday) to join our friendly multidisciplinary team. The postholder will grade retinal images and carrying out slit lamp biomicroscopy/volk examination on people with diabetes in North East London.

The post involves working alongside other professionals in the Diabetes team.

Practical knowledge of diabetic eye disease and the National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is needed. A nationally recognised qualification in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening would be desirable.

Further training in the use of specialised grading software, and in grading, will be given to the successful candidates.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Louis Bolter, Programme Manager, email: louis.bolter@nhs.net

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 293-IMRS1-0517-A

DESP Failsafe Supervisor

Location: Guy's Hospital, London

Salary: £27,627 - £35,529 inc HCAS

Closing Date: 28th September

Description:

The Diabetic Eye Screening Failsafe Supervisor will take the operational lead on ensuring a robust, high quality failsafe system is in place for a large and complex diabetic eye screening programme.

The post holder will be responsible for the design, implementation and monitoring of failsafe procedures, which close the loop from GP referral, call and recall, exclusions and referral to Ophthalmology. The post holder will be responsible for the quality of the data and participate in regular data cleansing exercises and liaising with staff from other organisations involved in the programme.

The post holder will ensure that the diabetic eye screening service is continuously developed and delivered in accordance with the failsafe requirements outlined by the National Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

The post holder will have experience of managing a high quality administration service and will be highly IT literate. Experience of using databases and interrogating data is essential, as are experience of working within a screening programme and an excellent knowledge of the requirements of failsafe within a screening programme.

Closing Date: 28 September 2018 at Midnight

Interview Date: 12 October 2018

For further Details

Laura.Webster@gstt.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 196-LIS4274

Diabetes Screener - EMIS Care

Location: Arden, Herefordshire & Worcestershire DESP 

Salary: £17,787 - £20,448 (Secondment for 12 months)

Closing Date: 28th September

Description:

Our screeners are at the heart of EMIS Care, spending their time on the ground, helping our patients to live longer healthier lives. As one of our screeners you`ll run local clinics to see our patients and photograph their eyes to assess for diabetic retinophathy. We`ll need you to be empathetic and able to talk to patients about their images on a daily basis. In this role, you`ll be supported whilst undertaking your training, but once that`s completed will be working largely unsupervised in a pressured environment, so a cool head is essential! All in all, we want you to be customer and people focused, caring about our patients and being passionate about delivering an exceptional service at all times.

This role will be based in Rugby, although on occasion you may be asked to cover a clinic in a neighbouring county such as Warwickshire, Coventry, Worcestershire.  Where possible, we`ll try and keep you in clinics close to where you live, however there may be the need for you to travel further afield, so a full UK driving licence and flexibility is essential.

Our team

Working with other screeners, you`ll be mentored and supported by our screener/graders and team leaders, to ensure you understand and learn everything you need to deliver an exceptional service to our patients.

Who you`ll be

We want to make sure you are set for success; This isn`t all about your skills and that is why we would love to talk to you even if perhaps you don`t fit all of the below.

  • customer focused with brilliant inter personal skills
  • willingness to learn - as we`ll put you through the necessary qualification
  • organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • good problem-solving skills
  • able to work under pressure
  • any previous experience working with the public is ideal
  • minimum of 5 GCSEs including grades A-C in English, Maths and a Science subject or equivalent
  • a full driving licence and preferably your own transport (clinic times can vary and early morning collection of equipment is occasionally involved in the role, which cannot always be facilitated with local public transport)

Who we are

We`re the UK leader in connected healthcare software and services. Our solutions are widely used across every major UK healthcare setting, from primary and community care to high street pharmacies, secondary care and specialist services.

EMIS Care`s mission, vision and values are to provide a patient-centric service that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve by working to achieve excellence in service delivery. It is our view that this ethical consideration for our patients has made our company the success it is today.

By focusing on the needs of the patient we create bespoke solutions to meet the demands of those we serve. We tailor all service provision according to the locality and patient needs, as well as to nationally set guidelines. .

If you think you have the skills we`re looking for to strengthen our team we`d love to hear from you.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J112-AHW-RUGBY-140918

Diabetes Screener - EMIS Care

Location: Arden, Herefordshire & Worcestershire DESP 

Salary: £17,787 - £20,448 

Closing Date: 28th September

Description:

Our screeners are at the heart of EMIS Care, spending their time on the ground, helping our patients to live longer healthier lives. As one of our screeners you`ll run local clinics to see our patients and photograph their eyes to assess for diabetic retinophathy. We`ll need you to be empathetic and able to talk to patients about their images on a daily basis. In this role, you`ll be supported whilst undertaking your training, but once that`s completed will be working largely unsupervised in a pressured environment, so a cool head is essential! All in all, we want you to be customer and people focused, caring about our patients and being passionate about delivering an exceptional service at all times.

This role will be based in Worcestershire although on occasion you may be asked to cover a clinic in a neighbouring county such as Warwickshire & Herefordshire.  Where possible, we`ll try and keep you in clinics close to where you live, however there may be the need for you to travel further afield, so a full UK driving licence and flexibility is essential.

Our team

Working with other screeners, you`ll be mentored and supported by our screener/graders and team leaders, to ensure you understand and learn everything you need to deliver an exceptional service to our patients.

Who you`ll be

We want to make sure you are set for success; This isn`t all about your skills and that is why we would love to talk to you even if perhaps you don`t fit all of the below.

  • customer focused with brilliant inter personal skills
  • willingness to learn - as we`ll put you through the necessary qualification
  • organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • good problem-solving skills
  • able to work under pressure
  • any previous experience working with the public is ideal
  • minimum of 5 GCSEs including grades A-C in English, Maths and a Science subject or equivalent
  • a full driving licence and preferably your own transport (clinic times can vary and early morning collection of equipment is occasionally involved in the role, which cannot always be facilitated with local public transport)

Who we are

We`re the UK leader in connected healthcare software and services. Our solutions are widely used across every major UK healthcare setting, from primary and community care to high street pharmacies, secondary care and specialist services.

EMIS Care`s mission, vision and values are to provide a patient-centric service that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve by working to achieve excellence in service delivery. It is our view that this ethical consideration for our patients has made our company the success it is today.

By focusing on the needs of the patient we create bespoke solutions to meet the demands of those we serve. We tailor all service provision according to the locality and patient needs, as well as to nationally set guidelines. .

If you think you have the skills we`re looking for to strengthen our team we`d love to hear from you.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: J112-AHW-WORCS-140918

Diabetic Eye Screener

Location: Midlands Partnership Trust (Formally Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent DESP)

Salary: £17,787 - £20,448

Closing Date: 8th October

Description:

The post holder will be responsible for pre-screening and screening patients who are diagnosed with diabetes. You will capture digital retinal images to National Standard for patients attending in Health Centres and Hospital locations across Staffordshire. 

The ideal candidate will have a Retinal Screening qualification having completed units 1-6 inclusive in City & Guilds in Diabetic Eye Screening. The successful candidates without this qualification will undertake a one year course and study to qualify with a Health Screening Level 3 Diploma, specializing in Diabetic units. 

You will be required to work flexibly to travel to clinical locations across Staffordshire. An occasional evening and weekend screening clinic will be required.

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 447-26403-N

Service Administrator

Location: Greater Nottingham DESP

Salary: £17,787 - £20,448 pro rata (fixed term)

Closing Date: 8th October

Description:

The Greater Nottingham Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (GNDESP) requires a dedicated Service Administrator to assist in the delivery of the Eye Screening Service across the Greater Nottingham Region.
The successful candidate will play a key role in service administration and will ensure that people with diabetes who are eligible for diabetic eye screening are offered an annual screening appointment. You will also be responsible for ensuring patients are booked into other pathways within the programme including digital surveillance for closer monitoring and referrals into Hospital Eye Services for sight threatening diabetic retinopathy which may require treatment.

The GNDESP is delivered in line with National quality assurance standards, local policies and procedures. The role requires excellent verbal and written communication with patients, colleagues within the Trust and in primary and secondary care. 

The service administrator is responsible for the accurate and timely processing and inputting of information for the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme. You will liaise with service users to ensure the clerical procedures in the office run to the highest standards. 
The administration team are required to be fully competent in all elements and processes of the diabetic eye screening patient pathway and how they are managed, tracked and audited.

The post offers an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and meticulous person who aspires to a career within the NHS and to train within a highly regarded Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marc Thorley marc.thorley@nuh.nhs.uk

To apply please visit: http://www.jobs.nhs.uk and use ref no: 164-1299927

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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