Work Experience Lead for BIOS – PAID ROLE

This is a brand-new secondment opportunity and is to continue the work led by Carly Hegarty which was previously funded by the SIHED programme.  It would be suitable for applicants who are current career ambassadors or who have some knowledge of the promotion of orthoptics and who can engage effectively with local, regional and national organisations to increase the visibility and promotion of Orthoptics. Applicants should be proficient in the use of social media platforms.

This secondment is for 1 day per week for a 12-month period.

The successful candidate will receive a full handover from the current post holder and have the opportunity to have access to a funded place on the professional associations Future Leaders course which is currently run by the BDA.

The Job Description and Person Specification for this role can be downloaded here.

For further information please contact:
Carly Hegarty – BIOS work shadow lead (SIHED) –
Julie Dowdney – BIOS Vice Chair –
Veronica Greenwood – Chair of BIOS –

Application Information:

  • Submit a CV and a supporting statement demonstrating evidence of the requirement of the role.
  • Provide a supporting statement from your Manager.
  • Send applications to and type the role applied for in the email header.
  • This is a seconded paid role – These costs will be paid at the current pay grade via invoice from the employing organisation OR by direct invoice if an applicant is part time and wishes to do this role on one of their non working days.

Deadline: Sunday 28th February 2021