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Following on from supporting the national effort against COVID19, at Care UK we have adapted our application processes in order to speed up recruitment and reduce face to face contact.

Ophthalmic Nurse Specialist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
St Mary's ISTC
Contract type:
Schedule type:
Full Time
Closing date:
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 23:59
£32,000 - £36,000 / Year

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ophthalmic Nurse to join our team at St Mary's NHS Treatment Centre in Portsmouth.

Our clean, modern and comfortable hospital specialises in minor hand and foot surgery, eye surgery, general surgery, urology, colorectal surgery and endoscopy. We also offer community assessment services in audiology, dermatology and ear, nose and throat (ENT).

In this role, you will work autonomously within your sphere of competency, providing leadership to ensure that the Ophthalmology service provides safe and effective care. You will be expected to deliver patient focussed care which includes, assessment, planning and delivery and evaluation of care in line with our model of care. This requires you to have highly developed specialist nursing and technical skills pertinent to Ophthalmology.

To be successful in the role you will have:

• NMC registration as a General Nurse
• Substantial experience in Ophthalmology
• Qualification in Ophthalmology

In return, we can offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays
• Company Pension Scheme

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Stevens on 0118 952 1902 or at

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Relocation packages available.