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Specialist Nurse-Interstitial Lung Disease

Job Reference: 358-1705229-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£37,570-£43,772 Per Annum

The Leicester Interstitial Lung Disease Service is nationally commissioned and we are seeking a band 7 Specialist Nurse to join our expanding multi disciplinary team. The successful candidate must have experience in caring for patients with respiratory disease and possess the relevant knowledge and expertise in managing ILD patients. A key part of the role will be to develop and establish nurse led follow up out patient clinics, therefore consultation and examination skills are essential. Monitoring patients on high cost therapy treatments is another fundamental part of the role and an understanding of relevant complex medication regimes is very important. As this role develops non medical prescribing skills will enhance the role. if you would like to join an expert team in an expanding area of respiratory care and you demonstrate the passion to care for these patients who have a very challenging disease this may be the opportunity for you.


Closing Date 22nd May 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Mason, Head of Nursing, Renal, Respiratory, Cardiac and Vascular CMG TEL 07921545371


Jane Scullion, Nurse Consultant,


Dr Felix Woodhead, Consultant, Respiratory Medicine, email;

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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