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Current Vacancies

DESP Failsafe & Quality Officer

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland DESP

Salary: £21,089 - £23,761 

Closing Date: 9th April


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and well organised person to join the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP).

We are looking for a dynamic personality to join our team as one of 2 Failsafe /Quality Officers in the important task of Failsafe within the Programme. The post holder will help to ensure that all eligible patients (currently about 75,000) are invited to their diabetic eye screening annually. You will help to track outcomes of all screening appointments and ensure appropriate referral into the Hospital Eye Service and subsequent treatment is within the National Key Performance Indicator parameters. You will also assist in the management of a small team of staff working in the DESP Call & Recall booking office.

You should enjoy working to deadlines and have an excellent eye for attention to detail. You should possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels. You will be capable of working individually to manipulate data and produce detailed reports for management use. Experience and a good working knowledge of HISS and the NHS is essential. Experience of clerical and telephone based work within a busy administration department would be extremely desirable. You will be able to demonstrate good data quality skills and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small, progressive and dedicated team delivering an expanding service and your opportunity to be part of delivering a better service to the diabetic population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lois Hill, Failsafe/Quality Officer on (0116) 258 3430,

or David Gadsby, DESP Service Manager on (0116) 258 7203.

To apply please visit: and use ref no: 358-2333014-MSK-RK

Diabetes Retinal Screener/Photographer

Location: Doncaster & Bassetlaw DESP

Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 pro rata

Closing Date: 19th April


An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop your skills and experience and join our well established team as a retinal screener/photographer. This is a highly specialised area and we are looking for an enthusiastic highly motivated individual who is committed to delivering high quality patient care.

The Doncaster & Bassetlaw Diabetes Eye Screening Programme manages 30,000+ patients with Diabetes annually. The successful candidate will be required to work on multiple sites for example Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Bassetlaw General Hospital, Montagu Hospital Mexborough and outreach clinics at Retford Hospital and The Vermuyden Centre in Thorne. We also screen in the local prisons

The successful candidate will be required to carry out retinal screening and photography. They will need excellent communication skills and have the ability to manage a workload under pressure, to achieve deadlines and to work flexibly and independently.

If you are committed to providing the highest quality of care and maintaining high standards in a professional and friendly atmosphere we would like to hear from you.

**There are two posts available 1 x 37.5 and 1 x 21.5**

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amanda Stallard or Ingrid Thomasson, Diabetes Retinal Screening Programme Managers.

01302 642599

Amanda. stallard

To apply please visit: and use ref no: 272-2335014













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