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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 21 hours per week
Job ref
430-A05089S
Site
Ophthalmology
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
Closing
27/02/2018 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors

 

The Eye Clinic is looking for a committed and enthusiastic trained nurse. This would be an ideal opportunity to advance your nursing career with an exciting and dynamic specialty.  You would be given the opportunity to obtain a recognised Ophthalmic Nurse qualification validated by a University.

The department is running and developing nurse led ophthalmic services which will provide you with an excellent opportunity to become an autonomous practitioner.

The nursing team supports a wide variety of clinics including Glaucoma, Cataract, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Paediatric and Oculoplastics, nurse led clinics along side general ophthalmic clinics. We work closely with our colleagues throughout the Eye Clinic to provide specialist multi-disciplinary care to our patients.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Denise Holland on 01908 995520 or email Denise.Holland@mkuh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01908996176