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Band 5
Part time: 27 hours per week (27 hours per week (over 3, 4 or 5 days))
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
MREH At Altrincham Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,907 - £30,615 per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
09/03/2021 23:59

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Staff Nurse, Ophthalmology

Band 5

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

MFT it is at the forefront of  delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth of opportunity.

At the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (MREH) we offer a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. For our nurses, it means the chance to gain diverse experience in pioneering teams within ophthalmology.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a part time  Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our Outpatient Nursing  team based at the  Altrincham hospital site. You are required to have a flexible approach to working, be self-motivated and a great team player.

The Outpatient Department offers the service until 6pm,  5 days a week  and  there will be a requirement for you to work a flexible shift pattern, with the potential to work until 20.00 hours and Saturdays in the future.

We are committed to delivering an excellent ophthalmic nursing service that delivers the best patient experience and care. We show our care for our staff through excellent development and progression opportunities.

We will provide you with a comprehensive induction program and personal development plan. We offer specialty specific training.  You will be supported throughout your career with regular reviews of progress to help you develop appropriate knowledge and skills.

So if you want a new start, then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for to join our team.

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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

Elizabeth Revington
Job title
Unit Manager
Email address
Telephone number
(0161) 413 7746
Additional information

Agnieszka tasker

Deputy Unit Manager

Outpatient Department

(0161) 413 7747



If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU