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Registered Nurse (Ophthalmology)

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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We are looking for a compassionate and motivated individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills who is dedicated to working as part of the team.

We are a friendly team who take's pride in nurturing a friendly and supportive environment in which to work while ensuring we deliver high quality, patient-centered care to our patients.

To ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated for each patient within own sphere of responsibility.

To work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of a high standard of car to the patients.

To act as team leader including taking charge in the absence of Deputy Ward Manager/Ward Manager.

To participate in all relevant aspects of the Governance process.

You will adhere to the NMC code of Professional Conduct at all times and ensure compliance with hospital policies and procedures.

To act as a positive role model at all times.

Main duties of the job

Ensure the rights of patients are respected at all times and assist in the provision of information, enabling informed decisions to be made about their care.

Positively contribute to the process of change within the department.

Contribute to the reduction of healthcare acquired infection by ensuring a high standard of infection control practice.

To ensure personal attendance at mandatory training.

Learn and perform new skills in relation to this specialty e.g. IV drug administration, defibrillation, venipuncture, ECG recording etc.

Demonstrate nursing skills to more junior members of the nursing team, to enable them to assist in the implementation of prescribed nursing actions.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 17,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification



  • Level 1 Registered Nurse (Adult)


  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Knowledge and Skills


  • Experience working in acute settings


  • Some experience in ophthalmology clinic
  • Some experience in clinical audit and current research

Communication Skills


  • Ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team and senior personal

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Prittlewell Chase



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