Ophthalmic Staff Nurse - Specialist Eye Hospital

London, Greater London, England
£ 32,000 - 38,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified
2 Sep 2019
2 Oct 2019

Job Description

Ophthalmic Staff Nurse - Specialist Eye Hospital      

£32,000 - £38,000 + Private Medical Insurance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus Scheme        

Central London      

NMC Registered        



Compass Associates are extremely excited to be working in partnership with the UK's most trusted Eye Care Specialist, in the search for an experienced Ophthalmic Nurse to join their team. This opening is based at their state-of-the-art Hospital in Central London, which will involve you working with world class technology to provide the highest standard of patient care.        


Our client prides themselves on clinical excellence and puts their focus on patient safety and the health of the eye. If you would like to join a leading Ophthalmic Hospital group that really makes a difference, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.        


The Candidate        

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Staff Nurse to join their team. You will be responsible for all aspects of the Ophthalmic service, such as pre-assessment, diagnostic testing, assisting in minor operations and post-operative care. Minor operations that you will assist with include; Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Retinal Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery.        


You will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of patient care is provided to all patients, throughout their stay at the hospital. Main responsibilities include, administering drugs and treatment, provide pre and post-surgery instructions and advice, identifying potential issues and problems and report accordingly. Although ophthalmic experience is desirable, we do encourage applications from Staff Nurses with transferable skills or with background in a similar environment e.g. surgical hospital.          



- RGN fully registered with the NMC

- Passion for high quality patient safety and care

- Awareness of CQC

- Significant experience in a hospital, high street or refractive environment

- Post registration experience (minimum 1 year)

- Problem solving and analytical skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Positive attitude



We are seeking an experienced Ophthalmic Staff Nurse to join their growing team. In return, there is a highly competitive salary of up to £38,000 on offer, along with some fantastic benefits including life assurance, private medical care, staff discounts, childcare vouchers, pension, free parking, annual bonus scheme and many more! This is a full-time position consisting of 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday-Friday with the occasional Saturday cover.           


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as the sole recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation/referral.         


Contact details        

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Rachel Eggelton directly on Apply. Alternatively email an updated CV to Apply  

Ref: RE/HQ00027284

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