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Staff Nurse - Ophthalmology (Malton)

Employer
York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Malton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Ophthalmics nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
In our Ophthalmology department in Malton Ophthalmic Outpatients a vacancy has become available for a dynamic and highly motivated Registered Nurse to join our forward thinking and friendly multi-disciplinary team. We are dedicated to providing a high standard of patient focused care and pride ourselves on our ability to provide a positive patient experience.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain ophthalmic knowledge and skills to deliver highly specialist care to patients with a range of chronic and acute eye conditions.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and work well as part of a team. Commitment to the delivery of high quality, patient focused care is essential.

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain a high standard of patient focused care in accordance with York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Provide assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for patients, ensuring accurate written records are kept.
  • Communicate with patients and carers to ensure they have access to appropriate information.
  • Promote and maintain positive relationships between all staff involved in the care of the patient
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct
  • Undertake duties on different wards/departments as and when required by service demands
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for compliance with infection control policies and procedures
  • Education and Training

Thisdescription indicates the main functions and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be a complete list. It will be amended as necessary in the event of future changes.

About us

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants

27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)

A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave

Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme

NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme

An extensive range of learning and development opportunities

Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance from a range of providers

A generous relocation package of up to 30% of salary (capped at �18k) to support with relocation expenses. For hard to fill positions where relocation would be an expectation to undertake the role fully. If you would like to discuss a potential relocation package, please speak to the recruiting department/manager

For further information on the fantastic range of benefits we offer please visit the Trust's dedicated Staff Benefits pages.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A full description of the role is available in the attachment: job description

Working for the Trust

Across our organisation, people are guided by values that were co-developed with staff: we are kind we are open and we pursue excellence.

Our values play into our ambition to develop a more diverse workforce, truly representative of our communities. We welcome applications from everyone, while working with our Staff Networks - including our Race Equality, LGBTQ+, Disability and Carers Networks - to increase the number of applications we receive from different backgrounds. If there is anything we can do to make our application process more accessible to you, please contact: yhs-tr.recruitment@nhs.net

As part of seeking to become more inclusive, we will consider requests for flexible working from the start of your employment. It may not be suitable for every role, but we will try and be supportive where we can. We would encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

Armed Forces Friendly Employer

We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britains Reservists and Employers. This means that we have made a statement of intent to support all Defence personnel, including with applications for employment.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • medical/surgical nursing experience


Desirable

  • previous experience in Ophthalmology


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse


Desirable

  • Ophthalmic nurse training/experience
  • Teaching and Assessing qualification


Knowledge and awareness

Essential

  • Awareness of needs of blind & partially sighted people


Desirable

  • Experience of working with people with visual impairment


Employer details

Employer name

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Malton Hospital

Maiden Greve

Malton

YO17 7NG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

419-6383257-CS-SN

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