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Newly Qualified Nurses (Adult, Child, MH and LD)

Job Reference: 358-583-NQN-2020-C

University Hospitals of Leicester
Newly Qualified Nurse
£24,214 - £30,112

NEWLY REGISTERED NURSE - (Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disability fields of practice)

In the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust we provide high quality care delivered by a team who are motivated and passionate in what they do. We are looking for newly registered nurses with the same passion, drive and commitment to providing caring at its best to join our organisation and we welcome applications from finalist pre-registration Nursing students who are due to complete their course between September and December 2020

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust takes pride in valuing its staff and ensuring they are supported and developed to their full potential which we consider is the key to our success. We are committed to supporting you to be the best you can be right from the start of your professional career. We have an excellent reputation for providing robust Preceptorship for newly registered nurses comprising of a suite of study days, supernumerary time, a preceptorship development portfolio and support from a Preceptor, your Clinical Team and the Education and Practice Learning Team who are all there to guide you in your transition from student to registered nurse. We are particularly innovative in our approach to supporting Mental Health or Learning Disability Newly Registered Nurses who want to work in a physical health environment utilising their skills as a fully integrating member of the clinical team and also provide a suite of rotation opportunities both within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and with our Community Provider – Leicester Partnership Trust.

We are an Acute Hospital Trust and have a wide variety of clinical specialist areas within the Trust, whichever one you join you’ll become part of a talented, motivated team, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. In caring for our patients you will be required to:

  • Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs
  • Plan, implement and evaluate care delivery according to changing health care needs
  • Take responsibility for the care needs of individual and groups of patients
  • Recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Collect, collate and fully accurately report patient information and maintaining accurate complete nursing records.
  • Involve patients and carers/relatives in the planning and delivery of care.

Please note, this advert is for pre-registration students only and applications from staff that already have a valid NMC pin registration will not be accepted through this route.

If you already hold a valid NMC pin, you will need to apply for other nursing vacancies in the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust that are advertised via NHS jobs.

Please ensure that email addresses are given on your application form as this will speed up the pre-employment checks stage for Recruitment Services should you be issued with a conditional offer following interview.

For further details / informal visits contact: for more information

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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