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Deputy Team Leader, Trauma Theatres

Job Reference: 358-1673854-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated Deputy Team Leader within Trauma Theatres at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI)!

We are looking for a professional, dynamic and motivated Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner with the appropriate skills and experience to develop in this role.You will be working within a busy Trauma Theatre team which delivers all aspects of peri-operative care.

We are a busy Operating department with 3 dedicated Trauma theatres; providing surgical procedures for patients with spinal injuries, fractured neck of femur and upper and lower limb surgery.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate that they have high level organisational skills including time management, and the ability to confidently prioritise and organise clinical and managerial responsibilities . They will also be expected to participate in the effective clinical leadership and management of the team; and be committed to delivering a high quality service to ensure patient care, safety and experience is the best it can be.

We also offer leadership and development courses, learning beyond registration degree modules, and have cultural ambassadors to ensure equal opportunity for all to develop in their careers. Additionally as part of ITAPS clinical management group, we are proud to have developed the band 6/7 development courses; which give all participants the skills and knowledge to develop their careers above that of band 6 if they wish to do so.

Shift patterns include days, evenings and weekends; but flexibility considered. If you are up to the challenge of becoming our trauma theatres deputy team leader complete an application form now.

Closing Date: 21-May-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Clerc (Matron):

    • 0116 258 5388


Michael Roberts:


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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