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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/01/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2204964-MSK-AK

University Hospitals of Leicester
Trauma Services
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,214 - £30,112

We are looking for a Band 5 Adult Registered Nurse with strong clinical skills, who is enthusiastic, motivated, an excellent communication and organisational skills who enjoys working in a fast paced ever-changing environment to join our team.

Ward 32 is a shining example of the “tomorrows ward” and is developing the workforce with trainee associate practitioners and trainee nursing associates. Ward 32 also has a dedicated discharge sister attached to the ward for support.

We are looking for a Level 1 Adult Registered Nurse with excellent communication and organisational skills who enjoys working in a fast paced ever-changing environment.

Ward 32 is a 24 bedded specialist hip fracture unit where patients undergo surgical intervention for their injury. Due to the complex needs of this group of patients experience of care of the elderly would be desirable as would a background in medical or mental health nursing and a passion for working with patients living with dementia and vulnerable adults The right candidate will have experience of working with the Multi-disciplinary team and will have a working knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures.

A desire to improve the patient experience and work towards assessment and accreditation will be an essential attribute required in the successful candidate as is a desire for continued professional development.

Supported by the Ward Managers and the Matron you will be assisting in the contribution of high standards of care delivery through your professional accountability innovative thinking and clear vision for ward 32 and patient care.

We strongly recommend that you visit ward 32 during the application process and you will be made very welcome by the team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jacqui Haines, Ward Haines on 0116 2585373

or Matron Kate Machin on 0116 258 5826

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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

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