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AAA Screening Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1829572-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic AAA Screening Specialist Nurse to join our team based at Glenfield Hospital. The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a small team of specialist nurses responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme across Leicester, leicestershire & Rutland.

The role involves running nurse led clinics offering ultrasound screening for males in their 65th year. This involves active health promotion and the ability to give diagnostic evaluation at the time of consultation.

You must have relevant years post registration experience, a driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes and you will be required to undertake the Diploma for Health Screeners and become competent in ultrasound scanning of aortas.

If you have the relevant experience and are self-motivated, passionate about high quality patient care, with the ability to juggle and prioritise a range of tasks then we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: 4th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Annette Olalobo (Programme Manager) on 0116 2586820.

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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