Nurse Specialist - Ophthalmology

Compass Associates Ltd
11 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Nurse Specialist - Ophthalmology
Specialist Clinical Assessment Treatment Service - Rochdale
£33,000 - £35,000


Compass Associates are extremely excited to be working in partnership one of the UK's biggest private providers for the NHS. We are on the lookout for a Nurse specialist to join there well established and expanding team. This opening is based at their state of the art treatment centre in Rochdale and will involve working with world class technology to provide impeccable patient care.

Our client prides themselves on clinical excellence, and put their focus on patient safety and the actual health of the eye, there most recent CQC coming back as “Outstanding”. If you want to join a leading ophthalmic unit group that makes a difference, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

The Candidate

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Nurse, ideally with post registration experience within a ophthalmology setting, or within theatre / outpatients. Experience within ophthalmology is beneficial but is not essential as full training will be provided. You will be assisting with the following surgeries; Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Retinal Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery.

Part of your role as a Nurse is to ensure a high level of patient care is provided at all times, along with excellent communication skills and team working abilities. An interest in continuous professional development is key, as training will be provided and there will be opportunities to grow and develop within the team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an environment where you can be trained to work in theatre as a scrub nurse.

This is a fantastic opportunity to participate in all aspects of the Ophthalmic Pathway at this specialist unit in Rochdale. A great opportunity to expand and develop your own skills. Although previous ophthalmic experience is desirable, it is not essential and we will be considering application from General Nurses with a positive and can-do attitude.

Essential Requirements

Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) qualification
Current NMC/ HCPC registration
Previous experience in either a ward / theatre environment
Evidence of on-going professional development
Computer Literate
Positive and flexible attitude
Strong Commercial approach
Problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills


Flexible hours - No night shifts
Excellent training and development opportunities
Competitive Salary
Private Medical Insurance
Free Parking


This opportunity is based in Rochdale and commutable from Manchester, Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Oldham.

Compass Associates Ltd are working in partnership on this vacancy. If you are not interested, but know someone who is, we offer £200 vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Contact details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please contact Benedict Warnes direct on [... Click Apply...]or [... Click Apply...]. Alternatively email an updated CV to mailto: [... Click Apply...]


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 in John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

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