Why join the SpaMedica Ophthalmic Nursing team?

We know you’re special. If you’re a Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) reading this we’re almost certain that you’re caring, patient-focused and get great job satisfaction from helping others – and we do too!

It’s the new year, a time to reflect on the successes of 2018 and make plans for the year ahead. 2018 was a massive year of growth for SpaMedica; we celebrated our tenth anniversary and opened our tenth hospital, but we’re now looking ahead to 2019 – and we want you to join our team.

Are you a Registered Nurse (RGN) looking for a new opportunity for the new year?

Here is why we think SpaMedica could be a perfect fit for you:

Be part of a 5-star ophthalmic nursing team

We pride ourselves on our dedicated health care teams and our Nurses are pivotal team members. At SpaMedica we care, we mean truly care, we do everything in our power to make our patients’ lives better and support them every step of the way – and that’s something pretty special. But don’t take our word for it, we have more than 700 5-star ratings on the NHS website and reading these will tell you what you really need to know about us. Here are just a few examples:

Nurse feedback from NHS

Source: https://www.nhs.uk/Services/clinics/ReviewsAndRatings/DefaultView.aspx?id=123737

Nurse feedback from NHS Wakefield

Source: https://www.nhs.uk/Services/hospitals/ReviewsAndRatings/DefaultView.aspx?id=138212

Join our dedicated and compassionate team

We couldn’t achieve these outstanding results without our clinical nursing teams. Our greatest asset, and the key to our success, is our staff. We believe that everyone plays an equal part in delivering an excellent service that, ultimately, enhances the quality of life for thousands of individuals.

We are on a journey to become the best place to work in the eye care sector. This can only happen when we provide the best places to work. With a wealth of awards, state-of-the-art technology, ongoing training, specialist teams on hand, revalidation support, and opportunities to learn at every step, we do all we can to make our Nurses a part of the SpaMedica family.

Our Nurses benefit from the full support you’d expect from the UK’s largest cataract surgery provider. If you’re looking for clinical consistency or a faster pathway to management, it’s all here. Whether it’s through training, or on the job, your clinical skills and nursing career will grow as quickly as the relationships you’ll build with your team.

Nursing at SpaMedica

It’s important for you to know about our roles and what we offer our Nurses, here are just some of the benefits:

  • Our salary bandings are some of the best offered in healthcare
  • Up to 5% performance related bonus
  • Annual pay reviews and increases
  • 4-day shifts – no evenings and 1 in 4 weekends
  • 25 days holiday (33 days including bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Continuous training and development programme

About SpaMedica

We know that it’s not just the role that is important to our Nurses, but also the company, feeling like they are a part of something special; our mission is to deliver a world-class service to all our patients, improving vision within short waiting times. We truly are changing people’s lives by restoring their sight and giving them their independence back. Here is what our patients had to say about our teams:

What else do we think is important to share with you to help you decide whether SpaMedica is right for you?

  • We are ophthalmic specialists offering cataract surgery, YAG capsulotomy and AMD treatments.
  • We are the UK’s largest provider of NHS cataract surgery, with 10 hospitals across the North-West, Yorkshire and the Midlands and will be opening 4 (or more) new hospitals within the next 12 months.
  • All our hospitals have modern facilities and use industry-leading technology.
  • Our services are all consultant-led, with expert and experienced teams.
  • Our outcomes are some of the best in the UK – helping thousands of patients improve their vision.
  • We’re very friendly and you’ll see lots of smiles from staff and patients.
  • We’re proud to have been awarded gold status from Investors in People (IIP), putting SpaMedica in the top 3% for world-class performance achieved through its staff focus.
  • Our patients provide fantastic feedback about us – this includes our short waiting times, their improvement in vision and how it’s improved their quality of life.

We employ Nurses at all our SpaMedica Hospitals; Manchester, Bolton, Wakefield, Bradford, Liverpool, Wirral (Birkenhead), Newton-le-Willows, Birmingham, Sheffield and West Lancashire (Skelmersdale).

Click here to view our current nursing jobs and clinical vacancies or contact us to submit a speculative application form.


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