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G2843 - Orthoptist, Basic Grade, Galway University Hospitals

Hospital Applicable: 
Merlin Park University Hospital
University Hospital Galway
Allied Health & Social Care
Job Description: 

Grade Code:




Hse Area:

HSE West Saolta University Health Care Group

Staff Category:

Allied Health

Contract Type:

Specified purpose, whole time and part time



Proposed Interview Dates:

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after closing date via Skype.

Candidates will normally be given at least one weeks' notice of interview. The timescale may be reduced in exceptional circumstances

Informal Enquiries:

Ms Geraldine McBride, Senior Orthoptist, GUH

Email: Tel: 091 544105

Closing Date:

10.00am on 11th August 2020

Location Details:

Initial assignment will be to the Ophthalmology Department, Galway University Hospitals.


There are currently 2 vacancies available:

Post 1: specified purpose, whole time post available until 2nd April 2021

Post 2: specified purpose post available for 12 months initially, working 22.2 hours per week


The successful candidate may be required to work in any service area within the vicinity as the need arises


A panel may be created for Orthoptist, Basic Grade, GUH, from which specified purpose vacancies of full or part time duration may be filled

Application Details

Completed application to be returned by EMAIL ONLY to


Candidates should note that there can be a time delay in receiving email applications.  We recommend that applicants returning an application by email should allow a minimum of 1 hour for their application to reach by the closing time of 10.00am on 11th August 2020.  Applications will not be accepted after this date and time, no exceptions will be made. You will receive an acknowledgement by email that your application form has been received. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, it means that we have not received your application and would strongly advise you to contact this office before the closing date for the campaign.

Post Specific Related Information 

Please ensure you download, save and read the Job Specification, Additional Campaign Information as well the Application Form. All of these documents are located at the bottom of this advertisement. We strongly recommend that you read the Job Specification before completing your application form. Full details on this campaign plus the answers to many queries such as: Am I eligible to apply? Where are the posts?  What will my salary be?  If I apply what happens next? are available in the document Additional Campaign Information for this recruitment campaign. We strongly recommend that you read the information in this document carefully before making an application. Take time to read through the various sections, which take you through the process from beginning to end.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020