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Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology

Job Reference: 361-RN1337959-C

Employer:
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Department:
Ophthalmology
Location:
Lister Hospital, Stevenage
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Following promotion of a staff nurse within our Ophthalmology Unit we are now in the position in recruiting Band 5 nurses to join our team at East and North Hertfordshire. NHS Trust.

The ophthalmology unit is a busy unit and you will be required to work across the Trusts three hospital sites Hertford County, The New Queen Elizabeth II and Lister Hospital Treatment Centre. It is essential that you are a driver and have access to a motor vehicle since there will be cross site working during your working day.

The Ophthalmology Service covers an Urgent Eye Clinic; Adult and Paediatric General Ophthalmic Clinics including nurse led pre-assessment for adults, post operative calls, interval injections clinics and an Ophthalmic Eye Admissions unit.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate high standards of patient care and have previous post registration experience to be suitable for these posts. Ophthalmology experience is also preferred.

We can offer broad experience in caring for Ophthalmology Adult and Paediatric Patients in an innovative, challenging and aspiration workplace. We are committed to advancing our nursing practice and our senior nursing team will provide in house training and support for clinical and professional development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact
Karen Glass, Senior Sister, Ophthalmology on 01438 288112 or by email on karen.glass@nhs.net

 

 




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Our values

We are proud to deliver high-quality, compassionate care to our community and our Trust values are PIVOTAL in helping us to achieve this aim.

We expect all our staff across the Trust to demonstrate, promote and encourage these values. Please refer to the job description for further details on our values.

Committed to our Community

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community.

We welcome applications from all sections of society and are especially keen to hear form people that are currently under-represented across our workforce.

Should you require any reasonable adjustment or have specific access or communication needs, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are proud to be a Disability Committed employer and achieved our status in 2019.

Our EU staff are a valued and appreciated group within our workforce. We are committed to providing them with the support they need to continue living and working in the UK. As a result, we continue to welcome applications from EU citizens.

We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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