Ophthalmic Nurse Specialist - Preston and Tameside

Care UK
Preston and Tameside
13 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Patients are at the heart of what we do.

Due to the success of the North West Macular Service mobile solution in the Preston and Tameside areas we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and highly motivated level one Registered Nurse  with Ophthalmic Nursing  Qualifications to  join the team.

The role is mainly for the North West Macular  Mobile Unit at Preston but you may be required on occasion to work at the Tameside location. You are expected to deliver high quality compassionate care to our Ophthalmic Patients and assist other  Ophthalmic Nurse Specialists  in providing an innovative service.

 Our unfaltering dedication to quality is something about which we are very proud; we constantly strive to do things better for our patients. This ethos has led to innovative, evidence based developments to our procedures and ongoing improvements to the patient experience.

Who are we looking for?

Applications from Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) and Part-Time (22.5 hours per week) are welcome.

The role requires you to work autonomously within your sphere of competency and have management responsibility for being in charge of designated area of the Ophthalmic Unit.  The post holder will practice advanced clinical skills and  be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.  They will also participate in the development of nurse-led clinical services within the North West Macular Service, providing expert advice, specialist education and training to others.

The successful candidate will be required to work effectively as part of a multi professional team, in line with protocols and policies of the local service and Care UK and professional boundaries. The post holder will be working independently/autonomously and at times without direct supervision, accountable for their own professional actions.  Ensuring the safety and well-being of service users, and always working in a manner that promotes  dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care principles.

In return for your hard work you will receive…

  • A competitive salary of up to £41,787 pro rata dependent on experience contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • CPD and revalidation support
  • Clinical Development and Training Opportunities. We could even give you the opportunity to develop into a specialist role of your interest
  • Care UK Perks including Cycle to Work Scheme and retail discounts
  • A relocation allowance for nurses looking to relocate to the area

Other Information

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for the role who will arrange a mutually agreeable time for you to attend the Treatment Centre. If you have any questions regarding the role please contact rebecca.stevens@careuk.com or call 01189521902. Informal conversations with the team and visits prior to interview and most welcome upon request.

Please note Care UK retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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