Optical Assistant apprentice - (Healthcare Science Associate Apprenticeship)

Recruiter
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
162 City Road, London, EC1V 2PD
Salary
£18,956.00 annually
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
VAC1000003173
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day

Instruct and advise patients in the useof contact lenses.
Carry out optical imaging for patients including OCT and visual fields.
Arrange appointments for patients .
Ensure clinical bays are tidy and sufficient stock is available for use.
Be the first point of contact for queries relating to the contact lens service for patients and staff.
Liaise with external contact lens suppliers if and when necessary.
Maintain computerised and manual records.
Contribute to infection control processes.

The training you will be getting

Full Healthcare Science Associate apprenticeship (including diploma in Healthcare Science and care certificate) delivered through blended learning at Moorfields, Internal Statutory and mandatory training, Internal IT systems training, corporate and local induction

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Subject to completing the apprenticeship and not being managed under capability or sickness/absence policies, the apprentice will be employed in a permanent role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential

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