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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1720036-CHU

University Hospitals of Leicester
Surgery/Urology, Ward 28a, LGH
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£37,570 to £43,772 Per an





Band 7


(Full Time/Job Share)


ward 28a -Urology Assessment




This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced urology nurse, band 6 and above with a proven track record of leadership. We are looking for a forward thinking individual who is willing to lead and develop patient care within this specialty working to improve the patient experience. You must be an effective role model, enthusiastic and motivated with the potential to develop into a strong leader.


You should possess excellent communication skills, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible fair and adaptable to the changing needs of the service.


If you are forward thinking, dynamic and have at least 2 years band 6 experience including leadership and management skills then look no further.


We are a dedicated Urology Unit currently offering Monday – Friday out-patients services for Urological patients requiring diagnostic or therapeutic interventions for a variety of Urological conditions.


We offer unique opportunities to undertake training to deliver both Nurse-led services and support Medical colleagues perform out-patient procedures and assessments. We offer full training alongside experienced nurses supported by our highly skilled health care assistants. We are looking for an enthusiastic motivated individuals who would thrive on the challenges of these diverse and busy clinics. Our current service delivery includes urodynamic assessments, diagnostic flexible cystoscopy lists, trial without catheter clinics, prostate biopsy clinics, lithotripsy treatment for renal stones, complex catheter clinics, continence and andrology services.


You must be able to work on your own initiative, be forward thinking with good prioritization and organizational skills and have the desire to be part of an expanding nursing team who are at the forefront of ever developing Nurse-led services. Excellent communication skills are key not only to improving your patients experience but also to contribute towards effective teamwork. We are dedicated to invest our time in developing you professionally as an individual. In return you will have your own personal support through the Matron and head of nursing in order to meet your own development needs.


The future for urology is exciting with reconfiguration plans in the next few years which will allow the urology service to expand further in order to meet the growing demand for our service.


Leicester urology service offers specialist services such as Robotic surgery for prostate cancer and nerve stimulation therapy for continence as well as other complex urological surgery not offered by other centres. We are the biggest penile cancer centre and have both the head of BAUS and 3 urology professors working for us. If you want to be part of a forward thinking team who are innovators in evidence based practice, Leicester urology department is the area for you.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Clair Riddell, Matron




extn 4639

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.

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

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