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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/06/2020.

Deputy Sister /Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2415914-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Medicine,Leicester Royal Infirmary
£31,365 -£37,890 per annum,pro rata

Band 6 Registered Children’s Nurses

As part of our forward thinking multidisciplinary team, you’ll have all the support and opportunity you need to build a rewarding career at the forefront of Children’s Emergency Medicine.

There has never been a more exciting moment to join us. Right now we have equipped ourselves for the future with a new 48 Emergency Floor, which opened in April 2017 and we now have one of the largest Children’s Emergency Departments in England in a new purpose built facility. We have recently opened our 12 bedded Children’s Short Stay Unit, expanding our excellent team further.

Our patients and staff are at the forefront of everything we do. We hold regular staff engagement forums enabling staff to be involved in decision making that affects them and their patients. We strive to provide high level care of children and their families

Due to our links with the local Universities and our dedicated training and development team we are able to offer tailor made education and development packages.

Our excellent education programme gives you on-going development and support. You can develop all of the core skills and take the opportunity to broaden your nursing experience.

Whatever you are looking for in your career, University Hospitals of Leicester has it all. To join us you’ll need enthusiasm, confidence and great communication skills, relevant years experience and the clinical skills to work at a senior level within the Children’s Emergency Department and Children’s Short Stay Unit, be highly motivated, you love a challenge and relish working in a fast paced acute environment. Crucially, no matter how fast the pace, you remain committed to providing the best possible acute care for children.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal chat or to arrange a visit please contact the Pediatric Sisters:

Erica Brown -

Rami Scales -


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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