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Band 5
37.5 Hours per week
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Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Ophthal Theatre
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
05/05/2017 23:59
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Staff Nurse - Ophthalmology

Band 5

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.

In under a year we will 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 



4 full time Band 5 positions have become available in St Paul's Eye Theatre for a registered nurse who has theatre / recovery experience.

The unit has 4 theatres and 1 recovery and operates daily Monday-Friday also providing 24hour on-call service for emergency surgery.

We are looking to recruit candidates who have a keen interest in theatre / recovery work and would like to join our busy theatre unit ,working alongside experienced Ophthalmic trained nurses, operating department technicians and medical staff who will provide further training / support where required.

Key attributes that we will be looking for are:
Commitment to high standards of patient care
Ability to delegate work effectively
Ability to prioritise workload effectively
Excellent communication skills
Basic IT skills

For further information or to visit the department contact

Gwyneth Lloyd, Theatre Manager 0151 706 3943

Matron Paula Court 0151 706 3959 or 0151 706 2000 - ask switchboard to bleep 4747

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from Tier 2 candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable and available candidates, as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test as required by the Border Immigration Authority.

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

Gwyneth Lloyd Theatre Manager ext 3943

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 706 4666