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Deputy Sister/ Deputy Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1899135-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Short Stay Unit, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata

We are looking for registered nurses on the Short Stay Unit (SSU) who are passionate about providing excellent patient care and are enthusiastic in becoming a Band 6 Deputy Sister/ Deputy Charge Nurse

SSU is part of the admission avoidance floor and works closely with the emergency department and the assessment units at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.The SSU is a fast paced medical environment where a wealth of experience can be gained. The area receives short stay patients from the General Practitioners Assessment UNit (GPAU), the Acute Medical Assessment and (AMU) and the Emergency Department at the LRI with a length of stay of up to 48 hours.

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 of the patient is essential.

SSU are looking for Caring and Compassionate Nurses with excellent communication skills who are motivated and passionate to lead by example and provide high standards of quality nursing care in a short stay environment.

Closing Date - 29/09/19

For further details / informal visits contact:

Becky May; Ward Sister

Short Stay Unit

Ward 34, LRI



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.

UK Registration

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

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