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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2019.

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Deputy Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1904250-ESM

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

Deputy Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Speciality Medicine team in the Band 6 Deputy Sister role on Ward 29.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic, motivated and experienced individual to join Ward 29s team within Speciality Medicine providing direction and inspirational leadership to the nursing team.

The post holder will be an experienced clinical practitioner, be required to work internal rotation, and be an enthusiastic integral member of our well established and committed team, providing and supervising the delivery of excellent quality care. The post holder will be responsive to the needs of service users, patients, carers and the public.
Wider responsibilities include the provision of a supportive learning environment for continuing education; reporting to the Ward Sister and supporting the wider organisation; shift leadership; managing resources and information and being an active member of the multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record and have relevant years’ experience working at Band 5 level and possess a mentor course. A period of supervision and structured training and support will be available and we can offer a wide range of development opportunities.

Closing Date:26th August 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ward Sister Rachel Lee-Shields 0116 2585634

Matron Zaheeda Sotta 07961239153


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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