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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2019.

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Paediatric Transport Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1472896-CHI-D

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric Transport
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

We are hosting a recruitment event for a variety of posts within our clinical areas as we expand our services and ahead of our relocation to our new facilities at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2020.

CoMET is the supra-regional Paediatric Critical Care Transport Service serving the Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester Glenfield and Nottingham Children’s Hospital.

CoMET, hosted by The University Hospitals of Leicester launched in March 2017 and is responsible for covering the East Midlands, providing advice and support for our 11 referring centres. CoMET is a two site service operating out of Leicester Royal infirmary and the Nottingham Children’s Hospital at the Queens Medical Centre. The team operates a 24 hour acute service 7 days a week and a repatriation service in daytime hours to help create patient flow in our critical care beds within the region.

Applications are currently invited for nurses looking to join the Leicester based part of this service. Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to work with our world class ECMO service as well as opportunities to take part in high fidelity simulation and other on-going educational prospects. As a member of the CoMET team you will be contributing to the delivery of a high quality, safe and efficient transport service for critically ill children and their families.

Exciting times are ahead for this service so if you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of this very special team we would like to meet you.

The recruitment event will be hosted by the teams that work at EMCHC so you will get the opportunity to speak with our staff and visit our facilities and find out about the amazing opportunities available to both newly qualified and experienced Nurses. There is no need to apply for the posts to attend the recruitment event, just come on the day and our teams will be ready to meet you.

Alternatively, if you would like to receive an interview at the recruitment event please apply and following being successfully shortlisted our teams will be able to provide you with an interview and a potential job offer on the day.

Closing Date: 14-Oct-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Abi Hill - Peadiatric Transport Team Leader

07960 868921

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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