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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1830875-RRC-B

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£24,214-£30,112 per annum

Renal and Transplant Services

Band 5 Staff Nurses

We are looking for dynamic enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to work within renal and transplant at the Leicester General Hospital. The area is an acute medical environment where a wealth of experience gained. We offer excellent opportunities and support for development. Ward 10 is an 18 bedded male Nephrology ward and 15n a 17 bedded female Nephrology ward. Both wards deliver Haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis at the bedside.

Ward 17 is surgical wards who will also deliver Haemodialysis at the bedside as well as the transplant team facilitate approximately 120 renal transplants a year.

Renal failure effects all ages and we as a team support our patients through their journey. You will have the opportunity to support patients following trauma, pre and post natal women requiring renal replacement therapy as well as end of life care. Our renal services cover a wide geographical area from Lincoln to Northampton. We are looking for dynamic nurses with excellent communication skills who are motivated to provide a high standard of quality nursing care. A keen interest in caring for acutely unwell medical patients is desirable. We actively encourage training and development for all staff and have an in house training programme and variety of opportunities available for band 5 nurses. You will have allocated mentors and a planned preceptorship / induction programme to support and guide you.


Closing Date: 3rd November 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron Alison Stapleton 07908 1477 55, Ward Sister Helen Skeete 0116 2584730.

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.”

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 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.

UK Registration

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

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