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EMCHC Lead Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1941741-CHI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
EMCHC Service
Location:
Leicester Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£44,606- £50,819

We are looking for an enthusiastic Adult or Paediatirc Nurse to lead the EMCHC Network. The East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre ( EMCHC) is entering an exciting period and this role plays a crucial part in its success.

Following the fantastic news that EMCHC will continue to be commissioned to provide Level 1 surgical and interventional services we can now look forward to the growth and development necessary to make our service the centre of choice for the patients in the East Midlands .

We have worked hard to develop close relationships with the hospitals within our network to support and encourage referrals from their areas to us, and this partnership will continue to grow and develop over the next few years , with many opportunities for training, development and collaboration .

This is an excellent career development opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who wishes to work as lead nurse for the EMCHC. You should be able to demonstrate excellent inter-personal and communication skills and have the ability to forge and maintain relationships with a variety of clinical and non-clinical staff, the ability to build, develop and lead effective teams, work to tight deadlines with a ‘can do’ attitude.

The post holder is responsible for helping ensure that national and local targets are delivered, that the quality of care is of the highest standard and that resources within the service are managed efficiently and effectively. You will work closely with the Network manager to ensure that the Network runs smoothly

In order to meet the CHD standards on collocation of paediatric services we have an exciting plan to move from the Glenfield Hospital to our main Leicester Royal Infirmary site and create a new bespoke Children's Hospital by July 2019 . The project for this work is well underway and is a fantastic opportunity for the Congenital Heart Disease team to craft how they will work with their paediatric colleagues into the future .

EMCHC is home to the largest ECMO centre in the U.K. and the only mobile ECMO service we work hand in hand with this extraordinary team and are renown for training and research in this area.

This is a crucial role and an opportunity for someone to help support exciting developments within our growing service.


The role will need strong leadership abilities and you must have excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail - being able to inspire individuals and lead a team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Duke Head of Nursing or Joanne Wilson, Deputy Head fo Nursing on 0116 2586421

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Duke Head of Nursing or Joanne Wilson, Deputy Head of Nursing on 0116 2586421




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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