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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£27,461 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Orthoptist to join our dedicated team of 3 Orthoptists, 2 Optometrists, 5 Ophthalmic Technicians and 6 Consultant Ophthalmologists.

Newly qualified and those who are due to qualify summer 2023 are welcome to apply for this permanent full time post.

Main duties of the job

It is a developmental post for a Band 5 through to a Band 6 specialist role. Full preceptorship and mentoring will be provided as required with a view to progression to Band 6 after one year if all competencies are met.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • UK Degree in Orthoptics or Diploma of the British Orthoptic Council
  • HPC Registration


  • Willingness to undertake a relevant teaching course



  • Evidence of up to date Orthoptic knowledge/techniques


  • Experience of testing visual fields, OCT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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