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NHS AfC: Band 3
Full time: 37.5
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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Moorfields at Bedford
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum
30/09/2020 23:59

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Health care assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

Exceptional new opportunities at Moorfields

Founded in 1804, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world-class centre of excellence for eye health services, ophthalmic research and education. We are true pioneers in the fight to cure blindness. Every year we treat more than 750,000 patients at City Road in central London and at 30 satellites, and, in partnership with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, we lead one of the most impactful ophthalmic research programmes in the world. We train many of the leading eye care clinicians in the UK and internationally, and have a global reputation for quality and professionalism in ophthalmic care. In addition, Moorfields operates two commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values. 


JOB TITLE:                            Health Care Assistant

DEPARTMENT:                     Bedford satellite

GRADE:                                 Band 3 (37.5 hours flexible to the needs of the service)

RESPONSIBLE TO:              Sister

ACCOUNTABLE TO:            Matron

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This post is working across the sites at Bedford satellite including Outpatients, Day Ward, Theatre and Injection Suite.

Moorfields is one of the world's leading eye hospitals, providing expertise in clinical care, research and education.

Our main focus is the treatment and care of NHS patients with a wide range of eye problems, from common complaints to rare conditions which require treatments not available anywhere else in the UK. We treat people at our main hospital base in London's City Road and at 19 satellite facilities in and around the capital, which enables us to provide expert treatment closer to patient’s homes. Moorfields has contracts with more than 80 primary care trusts across the country, making us a truly national centre for eye care.

We are also a major postgraduate teaching centre and a national centre for ophthalmic research involving, with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, the largest ophthalmic research programme in the world.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please email   Sister :

Telephone No:01234355122 EXT 5477