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Staff Nurse

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our existing dedicated friendly team of staff within the Ophthalmic Department. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to be part of the ophthalmic team in The Royal Stoke Hospital Ophthalmology clinic / cataract suite and Ophthalmology Outpatients at the County Hospital Site in Stafford which are part of the University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust.

We are looking for someone who has experience working within the outpatient clinic setting or is willing to take part in further training. Previous experience in Ophthalmology would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Main duties of the job

Working in a friendly modern environment you will be responsible for the assessment and planning of care needs for Ophthalmic patients.Within the Eye Department we can provide internal rotation through the following based upon previous experience:Main Outpatients which incorporates diagnostic treatments at Royal Stoke and County Hospital sites.Macula clinic - Including potential to learn skills to work within the Nurse led clinics (training will be provided)Minor Operation suite.Dedicated Cataract Day Surgery Unit & Ophthalmic Pre Operative Assessment.Emergency Eye Clinic which is a stand-alone from main A& E unit.Paediatric ophthalmology.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Hollie Leyland

(see contact details)

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse on the professional register


  • Recognised Ophthalmology qualification



  • Good communication skills
  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute Hospital setting


  • Experience in Ophthalmology

Skills and Knowledge


  • Is able to recount he requirements for high standard of care
  • Ability to use a computer
  • High Standard of Record keeping



  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and working autonomously

Other job requirements


  • Reliability
  • Flexibility

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle road



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