Ophthlamic Specialist Nurse vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet
Secondary Care
Shepton Mallet
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 23:59
£37,500.00 / Year

Job Summary

Are you an experienced nurse looking for a rewarding role? You’ll find a friendly welcome and a home for your talents at Practice Plus Group. With us, you will be able to apply your knowledge, skills and experience in a pre-arranged, non-emergency care environment, allowing you to focus on delivering a first class service to your patients. We are looking for an experienced Ophthalmic Nurse to join our team.

Practice Plus Group Hospital, Shepton Mallet has been rated Outstanding by the CQC*, putting it at the very top of the regulator’s quality ratings, which means that you can be sure you are part of a team providing safe, reliable and patient-focused care.

About the role

In this role you will be expected to work autonomously within your sphere of competency and will act as the clinical expert and professional resource to the multidisciplinary team, patients and carers. You will be responsible for carrying out clinical ophthalmic practice, requiring you to have highly developed specialist nursing and technical skills in this area, as well as carrying out procedures and treatments within the clinic setting as instructed by the doctor, and assisting with minor ophthalmic surgery.

As an experienced NMC registered general nurse with qualifications in ophthalmic nursing, you will also have specialist knowledge in AMD and will have trained in and undertaken intravitreal injection. You must be able to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop services and improve the quality of care delivered as well as acting as a role model, providing highly specialised clinical knowledge.

Working at Practice Plus Group

In turn we will support you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be.

Everything we do is focused on providing a high standard of safe and effective patient care. As a CQC Outstanding rated* hospital we believe in developing and nurturing our people. We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact sonia.sanghvi@practiceplusgroup.com in our friendly resourcing team, or call 07580 018971.

We will contact all shortlisted candidate but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

*Rated 'Outstanding' when the hospital was known as Shepton Mallet Health Partnership run by Care UK (Shepton Mallet) Limited. We're the same people providing the same services, just with a new name.

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