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Ophthalmic Nurse

Posted: 28/01/2021

Full Time
Ophthalmic Nurse
£30,000 - £35,000 per Annum

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Hospital, Theatres, Clinics
Ref: SWJ1893

£30,000 - £35,000 p/a | 40 Hours – Mon - Sat Days | Cataract & Vitrectomy Experience Essential

A leading Harley Street eye clinic has an exciting opportunity for an RGN/Adult Nurse with a background in ophthalmic surgery to join their nursing team.

You will be working with world-leading ophthalmology specialists and will play a key role in the clinics’ retina team and in addition to participating in pioneering research and new treatments you will be involved in procedures including cataract and vitrectomy surgery, intravitreal injections, Fundus Fluorescein Angiography, photocoagulation, diagnostic testing and emergency surgeries.

Details of this Ophthalmic Nurse role and what the clinic has to offer:

  • A permanent contract to work 40 hours per week over 5 days, with clinic hours between 7.30am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday
  • A competitive annual salary in the region of £30,000 to £35,000 depending on experience
  • Extensive training and career progression and the opportunity to participate in state-of-the-art research programmes with internationally renowned eye specialists
  • An occupational pension scheme plus private health insurance and dental plans  

What we are looking for:

  • NMC Registered Adult Nurse/RGN/RN1/RNA
  • Demonstrate at least 1 years’ experience working in ophthalmic scrub, with proven experience in cataract & vitrectomy surgeries
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills in addition to being tech savvy and able to troubleshoot technical issues
  • You will be able to write research papers, and ideally will have some experience in medical research
  • A good eye for detail and a passion for excellence

For more information or to apply now, please follow the link provided.

Alternatively, please call Siobhan Wieremiej at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0362.


Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

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