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Ward Sister / Charge Nurse, Ward 27, Glenfield Hospital

Job Reference: 358-2343772-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

Ward Sister / Charge Nurse, Ward 27, Glenfield Hospital

We are recruiting a Band 7 Ward Sister/Charge Nurse to manage Ward 27 Glenfield Hospital, a 27 bedded ward which cares for patients with cardio-vascular conditions with a focus on heart failure.

We are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with relevant years Band 6 experience, with evidence of leadership and management.

You must have a proven track record of progressive leadership and development. You should be an effective role model, self motivated with the passion, drive and adaptability to cope with the demands of this evolving service.

You should possess excellent communication skills, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible and resilient in order to cope with the demands of the role.

Successful applicants will be offered an induction programme to include attending the heart failure clinic, cardiac rehabilitation, angio catheter suite, vascular access service and observing the work of the multidisciplinary team.

Applicants are strongly recommended to arrange a site visit or discussion with relevant members of the senior nursing / multi disciplinary team, contact details are below.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Martin Smith, Matron (Ward 27 and 33) on 07921 545599.

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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