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Bank - Ophthalmic Nurse Bedford

Job Description

Founded in 1804, Moorfields is the oldest and one of the largest centers for ophthalmic treatment, teaching and research in the world. We treat patients with a wide range of eye problems from common complaints to rare conditions that require treatment that is not available anywhere else in the UK. We provide these services from our main hospital base in London’s City Road as well as 32 other sites in and around the capital. We run three commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Pharmaceuticals, Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

Moorfields is one of the world’s leading eye hospitals, providing expertise in clinical care, research and teaching and education.

Their main focus is the treatment and care of NHS patients with a wide range of eye problems, from common complaints to rare conditions, which require treatments not available anywhere else in the UK. They treat people at their main hospital in London’s City Road as well as other locations in and around the Capital.

Bank Partners (Moorfields Bank) are currently recruiting:

Band 5 Ophthalmic Nurses

(ongoing Full-time or Part-time hours)

Currently we are recruiting to cover the following Moorfields Eye Hospital satellite sites in: Bedford

We are looking for Band 5 Nurses who are able to commit to either Full-time or Part-time shifts on a regular basis.

Interested candidates will ideally:

  • Have experience of working in ophthalmology
  • Be committed to providing excellent patient care at all times.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel to outreach departments

Knowledge ideally of using the following:

  • Slit Lamp
  • Tonometry
  • Visual Fields
  • IOL Master
  • Scan
  • OCT
  • Auto-refraction
  • Pachymetry.

All applicants will need to go through a full recruitment process in order to join the Bank including referencing, an enhanced DBS and Occupational Health clearance and must:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Be fully registered with the NMC
  • Have experience of working in the NHS

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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