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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/09/2019.

Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology

Job Reference: 361-RN1337959-C

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Lister Hospital, Stevenage
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide. As a result, we need amazing people to help us deliver these services and provide excellent care to our community.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

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



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 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.

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We look forward to receiving your application!

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