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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/01/2020.

Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2196151-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Kettering Renal Unit
£30,401 to £37,267 per an

Kettering Dialysis Unit

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced band 5 nurse to become part of the leadership team at Kettering. We currently have 132 patients dialysing in the unit.

The unit is open 24 hours a day Mon/Wed/Fri and closes at 18.00 on Tues/Thurs/Sat. We offer patients nocturnal dialysis.

You need to have at least 2 years’ experience in renal/ haemodialysis at band 5 or above. Ideally you will have a degree and teaching qualification and evidence of CPD

The leadership team you will be joining is dedicated to training of both staff and patients and providing a high level of care. The management team is highly visible across both units.

You will need to have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • A positive and proactive attitude.
  • A desire to deliver a high standard of care to chronically ill patients
  • Be flexible
  • Excellent teaching skills and be motivated to develop the staff
  • Good leadership skills
  • Willingness to work towards a non medical prescribing qualification
  • For more information please contract: Matron Becky Warren, Sister Ruth Haycox 01536 512535

23rd January 2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact:

Becky Warren - Matron 01536 512535/01604 628976

Ruth Haycox - Sister 01536 512535

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.”

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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.

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

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