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Registered Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner Theatre Recovery

Job Reference: 358-2166688-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric Theatre Recovery
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,214 - £30,112

University Hospitals of Leicester are looking for dedicated professional Paediatric Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners for the Theatre Recovery Unit; which specialises in delivering high quality post-operative patient care to patients having undergone various surgeries. Patients may have high clinical dependency needs requiring extended stays in recovery before being discharged to their relevant wards. Although this is a paediatric post training would be given to ensure band 5's have the skills to look after adult post operative patients as well as paediatrics.

Leicester has recently transformed the patient's Theatre journey by introducing a new purpose built Theatre arrivals area; and refurbishing its Theatres and Advanced Recovery units. Enabling UHL to provide opportunities to the successful candidate which enhance your skills in delivering high quality patient centered care.

At UHL we are dedicated team providing ‘Caring at its Best’ to all our patients and work within the trust values. So if you are a caring Nurse/ODP who likes to work in an acute pediatric setting come and join our team.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team therefore, team working and communication skills are vital to ensure a positive experience for our patients. Working with postoperative patients requires staff to provide a comforting atmosphere and as such you will need to be motivated, caring and approachable.

We offer a supernumerary period to all new starters within recovery and are proud of the development opportunities we provide which include the band 5-6 development program; which teaches you the skills required to progress in your career to band 6 level.

Applications welcomed from Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners's with Adult and Paediatric training. Part time and flexible working hours will be considered.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Dixon- Matron

Kirstie Dowell- Team Leader

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of 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 suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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