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Nurse Injector

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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£28,050 - £36,644 Per annum
12/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we are proud that we care for our staff as much as our patients.

Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a leading integrated health, teaching, and research and Innovation campus in the thriving city of Manchester. We offer unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. For our nurses, it means the chance to gain diverse experiences in pioneering teams.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Macular Treatment center Teams at MTC@Oxford Road Campus.

The Macular treatment Centre is renowned as a center of excellence for treatment for macular eye conditions, with high emphasis on research and audit. We are currently looking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced ophthalmic nurses to develop the skills required to administer intra-ocular injections and support the work of the Macular Treatment Centre.

Qualified Nurse Injectors will be paid band 6

Trainee Nurse Injectors will be paid as a band 5 whilst in training and on successful completion will be paid band 6.

If you are a registered nurse who possesses the Ophthalmic Qualification and Mentorship Qualification then we would love to hear from you.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team you will be expected to demonstrate in depth knowledge and clinical expertise. You will also be expected to demonstrate a sound understanding of the issues relating to the identification, assessment, treatment and management of this specialist client group.

 Interested candidates should have highly effective interpersonal skills including the ability to work with a diverse team of professionals. Candidates should also be able to influence and negotiate effectively at all levels, have excellent organisational skills and the ability to use their own initiative. 

Due to service expansion there will be a wealth of opportunities for the right candidates, a professional development programme will be implemented.

There will be a requirement to support the MTC@ North, MTC@Trafford and South Manchester if the need arises.

Informal visits welcome

So if you want a new start, there couldn’t be a better time to join us. 


Previous applicants need not apply. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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