Senior Healthcare Assistant
We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Band 3 Ophthalmic technician to join our busy Ophthalmology team at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
The West of England Eye Unit (WEEU) at the Royal Devon and Exeter has an outstanding reputation as an innovative and forward thinking team. The service has 10 Ophthalmologists and a large multi-disciplinary team of Optometrists, Orthoptists, ODPs, Nurse Practitioners and Ophthalmic Nurses.
Our Nurse Practitioner team delivers specialist services and procedures in Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, intravitreal injections, minor ops and Emergency Ophthalmology assessments, as well as running a telephone advice and guidance service for post op and emergency patients.
This is an exciting service to work in and learn new skills with opportunities to train and develop in a number of specialist areas.
The post holder should be an enthusiastic and committed professional with the passion and drive to provide the highest quality ophthalmic care to their patients. You will work very closely with the medical team and all health care professionals and this is a fantastic opportunity for a nurse who is dynamic, friendly and who strives to provide an excellent standard of care.
Previous experience in Ophthalmology would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.
The post involves working primarily in ophthalmic outpatients, as well ophthalmic day surgery unit and pre-operative assessment. You will need to be flexible and may need to rotate within the department and community when needed.
Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our world class values.
Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are:
Honesty, Openness & Integrity
Inclusion & Collaboration
Respect & Dignity
***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***
DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
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