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Cystic Fibrosis Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1735662-CHI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Children's Hospital
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£37,570 - £43,772


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced children’s nurse with a desire to use their considerable knowledge to develop specialist skills in the management of Cystic Fibrosis. The Paediatric team are looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist Band 7 to be part of the Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Service.

This exciting opportunity will allow a self-motivated individual to offer dynamic leadership to the CF service. You will work across the acute and community services enabling children and families to manage their condition. You will be expected to provide specialist CF knowledge and care to children and their families. Along with the CF Multi-disciplinary Team you will ensure that the CF service for children meets NICE standards.

The successful candidate will be motivated, forward thinking, enthusiastic and committed to becoming involved in all aspects of the patient pathway, working in close collaboration with ward and community staff and other clinicians. They will be self-reliant and confident with an ability to work flexibly and adapt to change.

Clean full driving licence will be required for home visits.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah King, Matron on: 07921545507

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.

UK Registration

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

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