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Specialist TB Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2223147-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
TB Nursing Service
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

Specialist TB Nurse B7 TB Nursing Service Based at: GlenfieldHospitalBand 7 (full time 37.5hrs/week Permanent)



A new opportunity exists for an experienced TB Specialist Nurse to join the Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Tuberculosis (TB) nursing team.

We are looking for an experienced individual to fill this senior role. You will be confident in your practice as an independent practitioner developing care packages within a complex specialism.

Effective communication and leadership skills are essential. You must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse (Adult or Child Branch) with the relevant specialist clinical experience and post-registration qualifications.

The Specialist TB Nursing Service operates from our base at Glenfield Hospital across the primary/secondary care interface. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work in close partnership with multiple key stakeholders ensuring integrated, seamless care for TB patients. A car owner/driver is essential.

If you would like to be actively involved in the leadership of services for preventing and managing TB in Leicester, please contact Helen Thuraisingam, Clinical Nurse Manager at the TB Service on (0116) 258 3767 for an informal discussion.

For further details / informal visits contact:



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.

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