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Band 6
25 hours per week
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Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Ophthal Outpatients
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum PRO RATA
22/11/2018 23:59
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Specialist Nurse - Ophthalmology

Band 6

We are one of the busiest university teaching hospital trusts in North West England. We manage three hospitals based on two sites: the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.  Our hospitals have often been at the forefront of medical breakthroughs during our long history at the heart of the city.

We will soon be opening a new state of the art hospital. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology. Please look at our digital pack for videos and further information: Recruitment Info 



Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner (Glaucoma)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time 25 hour Band 6 Nurse Practitioner within St. Paul's Outpatients Department.

This is an extremely busy department and the post holder must have experience working with a high volume of patients.The post will involve working closely with the glaucoma team. Slit lamp skills are desirable although training will be given as part of the role The post involves assessment and monitoring of ophthalmic patients ,  further development of  nurse led clinics , audit and also deputizing for the management band 6/7 within the department.

The post holder must be flexible in their working pattern as the hours may include early and late shifts and also some weekend work.

It is essential that the applicant has at least 2 years’ experience working within an Ophthalmic OPD setting.

The successful applicant will be assisting in the development of new models of nursing care to help the transition into the new Royal Hospital, therefore must be enthusiastic and forward thinking.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Sister Chris Plews, telephone 0151 706 2646, email or Sister Joanna O'Dowd on 0151 706 3324

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