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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/05/2019.

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Matron, Lead Theatre Practitioner (ODP)

Job Reference: 358-1684957-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum

A opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated and experienced Nurse/ODP to work within the central theatre complex at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

We are looking for a forward thinking individual who is willing to lead the service as well as the high quality, safe care we expect from our teams.
You will be a key lead for developing patient services and work towards improving our patient’s experience.

You will work closely with your group of Band 7 Team Leaders to provide direction and inspirational leadership to them and the wider nursing and allied professionals within the theatres. The role involves working closely with both the ITAPS nursing and operational team but also other Clinical Management Groups (CMG’s) across the hospital in order to deliver both the elective and emergency pathways.

You will be working within a busy team which incorporates many surgical specialities including ENT, Max. Fax., Plastics, Women’s and obstetrics, Paediatrics, Day Case, General Surgery, Trauma Orthopaedics and Eye surgery. The LRI also has busy Emergency theatres with the city’s Emergency Department on site.

The post holder will be an expert clinical practitioner with extensive and relevant experience at Band 7 and able to demonstrate their patient focused approach to care delivery. They must be able to problem solve and initiate change as well as hold experience of continuous quality improvements. The successful candidate must be committed to delivering safe high quality effective care alongside meeting service delivery targets.

Closing Date: 19-May-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

    • Jo Hollidge - Head of Nursing: 07506 179687
    • Jason Loughran - Acting Deputy Head of Operations: 07950 869072

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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