Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology OPD Hinchingbrooke

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology OPD Hinchingbrooke


North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9c5590cfff7e4fca83b0e871c4e9d5f3

Full Job Description

Hinchinbrooke eye clinic is a busy, friendly department working closely with the multi disciplinary team. Qualities we are looking for include being a team player, with good interpersonal and communication skills. Awareness of NHS values, and an awareness of the current challenges facing the NHS. Clinically you will be expected to carryout initial assessment of the patient for a variety of clinic's. Develop skills to complete pre-op assessments, including biometry. Support clinicians in theatre during intravitreal injection procedure.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a registered nurse to join our Ophthalmology nursing team. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member, previous Ophthalmology experience preferred but not essential. You must have a willingness to learn and develop new skills and knowledge, in our sub specialities., An empathetic and caring nature is essential, as our client group are often elderly and vulnerable.

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.
Benefits to you
+ 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff);
+ NHS Pension Scheme:
+ Flexible working opportunities;
+ Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays;
+ Career development and training;
+ Wellbeing support and activities;
+ In-house physiotherapy Service;
+ On-site canteens with subsidised meals;
+ Subsidised staff parking (currently free).
+ Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough