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Registered Nurse/ODP Ophthalmology Theatre

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Ophthalmics nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Band 5 Scrub Nurse/ODP with current experience to join our team.

Jubilee is a day surgery ophthalmology unit doing a wide variety of different surgeries under local and general anaesthetic on adults and children. You will need to be patient centred, reliable, keen to learn all aspects of work in Jubilee and you must be a good team member.

If you have not had ophthalmology experience before but are an experienced scrub nurse it will be a pleasure to teach you the nuances of the speciality. In time your role will involve pre-assessment, ward work, theatre and recovery so a lovely variety of work.

The core hours are 08:00 - 18:00 but there are opportunities to undertake work at the weekend if you choose to do so. Please do come and meet the team and have a look around the department if you are considering applying for the role.

Main duties of the job

Jubilee Eye Suite is a day case ophthalmology department undertaking a variety of surgeries on adults and children under local and general anaesthetic.

Please see job description.

About us

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Registered Operating Department Practitioner


  • Working towards Mentorship and CPD at degree level



  • Experience of working in an acute hospital setting



  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills


  • Able to lead the Multi-disciplinary Team in the absence of more senior staff

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne DGH

Jubilee Eye Suite, Eastbourne DGH, Kings Drive, Eastbourne


BN21 2UD

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