Full Time Optometrist (Monday to Friday) For Diabetic Eye Screening, NECSWS, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 2 weeks ago


Full Time Optometrist (Monday to Friday) For Diabetic Eye Screening, NECSWS, Cork

Company Description
NEC Software Solutions is headquartered in the UK and operates around the world.We employ more than 3,000 people in six countries, building software and services to get our customers better outcomes.We traded as Northgate Public Services until 1 July 2021 when we rebranded to align with our owners, NEC. Most of our subsidiary companies did too (APD Communications, i2N, EMIS Care and Charter Systems) but our service design agency still trades as Snook.

We’ve been part of global tech company NEC Corporation since January 2018.

Find out more about our business on the Corporate Responsibility and Performance pages.


Job Description

  • To assess patients using in-direct ophthalmoscopy techniques and grade in accordance with the grading protocol
  • To contribute to the patient’s pathway through the screening/grading process. Ensuring that patients are triaged directly in accordance with company policy and ensure the download of patient’s information is carried out daily
  • To operate in accordance with all current and future company policies and procedures
  • To undertake administration tasks as the programme needs require, but also be flexible in your approach to the changing needs of the local programme and the company as a whole.
  • All staff are expected to continue their personal development to fulfil the role and develop their career. This can be done by attending appropriate accredited courses, meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences and via on-line sessions
  • Be committed to making patients the number one focus to provide the best level of care possible within the diabetic eye screening programme
  • To support the local programme and wider company in a range of capacities such as in administration, audits, quality control and service improvement procedures to ensure the local screening programme surpasses National standards and performance indicators.
  • Monday to Friday (no evenings or weekends)
  • The role covers the Cork area/Mobile



  • CORU Registered Optometrist
  • The post holder must be computer literate – Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Previous experience of working with computer applications – accurate data input
  • They will need to show initiative and the ability to prioritise tasks and to use problem solving skills on a daily basis largely unsupervised sometimes under pressure
  • Be able to use good effective communication skills both written and oral within a multidisciplinary team at all levels and with diabetic patients in a calm, sensitive and reassuring way.
  • Have previous experience working with the public
  • Be able to fully comply with current and future policies/protocols following a training period (e.g., patient confidentiality, infection control etc.)
  • A full, clean driving license and preferably your own transport to travel to and from our office and other places of work within the programme area
  • Continued CPD development


  • Proficiency in Irish language and or any other language.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Successful applicants will be required to provide full details of any previous cautions and convictions and undertake an enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure & Barring Service upon entry and thereafter every 3 years or the equivalent.
Additional Information

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.
  • A full, clean Irish driving license is essential.
  • All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks. Depending on the nature of the role, Garda Vetting may also be required.

NEC is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

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