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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2019.

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Matron, Deteriorating Adult Response Team (DART)

Job Reference: 358-1684959-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Critical Care Outreach
Cross site, Leicester
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum

Recently, our Critical Care Outreach Team became the Trusts' Deteriorating Adult Response Team (DART). This was to better represent the service that the team delivers to patients across our three hospitals that responses to acutely ill patients, supports Critical Care and encompasses the hospitals work on meeting the challenges of sepsis.

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated lead nurse to join our team. The role will involve collaboration with the lead clinician for the service to further develop a strategy that meets UHL NHS Trust and national objectives. The post holder will lead and manage a team of experienced senior nurses to deliver a service that meets the requirement of the Trust. Education and Training is a necessity within the specification of the role as the post holder will be required to provide the infrastructure that addresses the knowledge and skills deficits of ward teams in delivering acute care skills to patients.

There is an MDT approach to care on all our units so you will be a part of a team that shares a common goal and interest for the critically ill patient. The Critical Care Services at the Trust has an active role in the wider Central England Critical Care Network which provides us with the opportunity to network and benchmark with and against our peers on a regular basis.

The Critical Care services are continually striving to ensure that our practices of care are competency delivered, and of a high standard. The team provides a 24 hour service across the three Hospital Sites which offers the opportunity to be involved in caring for patients from all of the specialities within the Trust. Within the role, you will be instrumental to delivering Trust-wide support to lead the newly developed Sepsis team and outreach team.

Closing Date: 17-May-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Hollidge - Head of Nursing:

    • 0116 2585791


Jason Loughran, Acting Deputy Head of Operations:

    • 0116 2585791

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.

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

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