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Nurse Specialist, Northampton Renal Community

Job Reference: 358-2169142-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Renal Community, Northampton Dialysis Unit
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum

If you have relevant years experience in the a renal dialysis role at Band 5 or Band 6 level and you feel ready for a change/challenge then please read on.

Experience in either HD or PD is essential. I you would like to broaden your skills and education, take on management responsibilities and work autonomously then this is the role for you.

We are a small team of nurses who work in the Northamptonshire area. We are mainly base at Northampton Dialysis Unit with the opportunity to work from Kettering Dialysis unit. This ensures care can be closer to the patients home, so flexibility is essential.

We have a cohort of approximately 60 patients who undertake haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis at home. This established role includes assessment and advice for patients wishing to self care at home. You will be involved in facilitating and undertaking training for these patients in all aspects of dialysis and management of their chronic condition. You will also have the opportunity to help patients with chronic kidney disease stage 4 & 5 to decide which renal replacement therapy would suit them and whether they would be suitable for a kidney transplant. .

The core hours of the team are 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Flexibility with in these times is possible. No weekends or bank holidays are worked except in unusual circumstances.

You will need to have access to a vehicle during working hours. Fuel cost will be reimbursed. A lease car maybe available on request.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sister Nicky Nichols. 07921545885

or Deputy Sister Moira Walker. 07921545783


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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