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Staff Nurse - Glenfield Hospital (Cardiology Wards and Admissions)

Job Reference: 358-1654980-RRC-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Coronary Care Unit Glenfield
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,214 - £30,112 pa / pr

Coronary Care Unit (Acute Admissions)

Ward 28 Cardiology (Acute and Intervention)

Ward 33 Cardiology (Acute and Intervention)

Ward 33a Cardiology (Valvular Heart Disease)

Full Time or Part Time Internal Rotation

A number of opportunities have arisen for Registered Nurses to join our team at Glenfield Hospital working as a Staff Nurse in the Cardiology Speciality working either on our Wards or in our Coronary Care Unit (CCU).

An interest in the speciality is essential, however all training including a full induction will be provided therefore prior experience is desirable but not essential

A comprehensive induction package is offered by the ward and unit staff supported by the education and practice development team based at the UHL academy on site, this includes experiences of Angiocatheter Suite, Adult intensive care, Cardio - Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Cardiac / Respiratory Specialist Nurses.

CCU is a fully monitored, 19 bedded admissions unit, taking acutely unwell cardiac patients direct from 999, A&E, regional hospitals, and from wards across the 3 UHL sites.

CCU cares for patients with acute Myocardial Infarction requiring Primary PCI, acute Heart Failure, and patients with heart rhythm disturbances.

Cardiology is part of the wider Renal, Respiratory, Cardiac and Vascular management group (RRCV). Glenfield Hospital (GH), is RRCV’s main administrative site and is located approximately three miles from Leicester City Centre on a spacious campus. This site will eventually be the hub of all speciality acute services in Leicester.

The campus has its own emergency ambulance bay and helipad, modern speciality theatres and intensive care units are also based on this site. GH campus is a regional centre for clinical research with both Respiratory and Cardiac Biomedical research units based here and has close links with both the University of Leicester and DeMontfort University.

To see some of our staff at work at Glenfield Hospital please search for 'Glenfield Shine' on Vimeo.


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Closing Date 23rd June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ben Hyde (RRCV nurse recruitment lead)
07908235983, 0116 2563176


Mary Payne (Coronary Care Unit Matron)

07921545524, 0116 2502724

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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