Paediatric Ophthalmic Nurse: Visa Sponsorship Available

  • Full Time
  • Essex, United Kingdom
  • 28,407 £ / Year

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Job Summary

We have an opportunity for a Nurse who will collaboratively function as part of the multi-disciplinary team within the Paediatric Department working within the Trust’s policies and procedures and the Ward Philosophy. The Nurse is expected to work and support the Ophthalmology Directorate as a whole across 3 sites, inclusive of outpatients, the eye ward, pre assessment and ophthalmic casualties.

The Nurse will assist the department in the provision and maintenance of a seamless service & high-quality care to patients in accordance with Clinical Governance within the ward/department. To contribute to the reduction of healthcare acquired infection by ensuring a high standard of infection control practice in the light of research current best evidence and legislation.

It is expected that the Nurse as a reflective practitioner will continue to develop their own capabilities and Nursing knowledge in line with the Trusts career pathway where education is supported. The Nurse will ensure they maintain an up-to-date portfolio of evidence

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of a high standard of holistic nursing care

To ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated

To participate in all relevant aspects of the Governance process

You will adhere to the NMC code of Professional Conduct at all times and ensure ward compliance with hospital policies and procedures

To act as a team leader when competency achieved

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 17,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook – if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Person Specification



  • Paediatric or dualed Trained


  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Knowledge and experience


  • Experience working in acute setting


  • Some experience in Ophthalmology

Communication Skills


  • Ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team and senior personal

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Closing Date: 23 April 2024

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Job Category: Hospital & Health Care
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: essex

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