Band 6 Orthoptist – School Vision Screening

8 hours per week – Term Time Only

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic Orthoptist to join our dynamic team of school screeners. The role includes undertaking both Community Vision Screening Clinics, and School Vision Screening predominantly for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  The successful candidate should therefore have orthoptist experience at least at Band 5. 

Job Role

  • To carry out School Orthoptic Led Vision Screening effectively by establishing a speedy rapport with the child to win his/her confidence and carrying out the examination with speed and accuracy to obtain the best results from the child within the limited available time and concentration span of the child. To manage administration arising from this.
  • To provide regular support, advice, and training to less experienced school vision screeners, particularly around the various treatments modalities that they may be unfamiliar with.

Is this role for you?

If you are and would like to be part of an innovative and ambitious team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You should have an outstanding record, excellent communication skills, and a focus on detail and quality.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Closing date: September 14, 2023 12:00 pm
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