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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Ophthalmology

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Ophthalmics nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Ophthalmology service provides a number of services across different settings in North London.

Working in a friendly environment you will be responsible for the assessment and planning of care needs for Ophthalmic patients in a clinic and day surgery setting.

Previous experience in Ophthalmology would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.In addition to the eye clinic at Royal Free Hospital site, we also have ophthalmic clinics in other hospitals within the foundation trust and you may be expected to work there if needed.Working in a team you will be responsible for assessing patients and preparing them for doctors assessment in clinics as well as working in nurse led clinics e.g. pre-operative assessment.

This post is only available to Nurses who already have full NMC registration or student nurses awaiting their pin

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • 1st level registration


  • Evidence of a programme of study in the area of Ophthalmic practice

Skills & Knowledge


  • Skills and knowledge in managing and supporting patients with Ophthalmic Nursing
  • Proven communication skills and ability to negotiate
  • I.T. skills
  • Ability to problem-solve and prioritise, and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to establish a role and develop collaborative working relationships with different teams
  • An ability to organise and plan work-load

Other Requirements


  • Ability to carry out care without supervision
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Evidence of proven, ongoing professional development
  • Ability to work under pressure



  • Awareness of National Mandatory Training Requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free hospital

Pond street



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