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Staff Nurse Band 5

Job Reference: 358-1520385-ESM-J

University Hospitals of Leicester
Short Stay Unit, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£24,214-£30,112 per annum

Band 5 Staff Nurses Short Stay Unit (SSU) Ward 34 LRI

We are looking for dynamic enthusiastic band 5 nurses on Ward 34 Short Stay Unit (SSU) at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI).

Our aim is to provide a caring and compassionate team environment where nurses can develop skills and abilities. We also offer opportunities to gain experience across the entire emergency floor. We can offer various rotations tailored to individual needs, allowing recruits to experience all aspects of emergency care.

Excellent communication skills, team work and a motivation to work in a short stay environment are essential for the role.

The emphasis on the ward is to provide a quality short stay experience for patients. A keen interest in caring for the acutely unwell both medically and psychologically is essential.

The SSU is part of the new emergency floor at the LRI. The area is a fast paced medical environment where a wealth of experience can be gained.

The area receives short stay patients from The Acute Assessment Units and the Emergency Department at the LRI. The majority of patients have a length of stay of 24 hours with maximum of 72 hours.

Our aim is to provide a caring compassionate environment for all our patients and families by involving them in all aspects of their care. As a team we are continuously working towards delivering high quality care and safe timely discharges.

We would like provide future nursing staff with a wealth of opportunity to develop a wide range of emergency assessment and acute nursing skills.

Closing Date - 06/12/19







For further details / informal visits contact:

Becky May Ward Sister Ext 5050

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.

UK Registration

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

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