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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2020.

Staff Nurse - Kettering Renal Unit

Job Reference: 358-2443183-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Kettering, Dialysis Unit
£24,907 to £30,615 per annm

Cardiovascular, Renal & Respiratory

Kettering Dialysis Unit - Haemodialysis

1 post - 37.5 hours per week (3 x10 hours + 1 x 7.5 hours or 5 x 7.5hours)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and committed nurse to share in providing a quality service to our renal patients on haemodialysis.

Previous experience in dialysis desirable but not essential as in-house training programme and mentorship available to successful candidate. Relevant year of post registration experience in nursing acute inpatients desirable but not essential.

The Post Holder will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to patients undergoing haemodialysis on the outpatient dialysis unit. Assist and contribute in the management and organisation of the clinical setting. Contribute to setting and maintaining high standards of quality nursing care. Participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members. Act as a clinical and professional role model, assessing and supporting students and learners on placement within the clinical setting. Work collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

We require a Registered Nurse who has, or is working towards, a recognised teaching and assessing qualification or the equivalent, & has evidence of Continuing Professional development. We require a willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery and to have the ability to perform the full range of nursing duties.

We require the ability to decision make and prioritise clinical patient workload and to use initiative. Experience of acting as a Mentor, Assessor and Support for learners within the ward or unit is desirable.

Essential qualities are good communication skills, diplomacy, basic IT skills, flexibility, the ability to work well within a busy multidisciplinary team.

The unit is open Monday to Saturday, with nocturnal dialysis Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The unit closes at 18:00 Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Shift times are Early 07:00 -18:00 or 07:00-15:00, Late 12:00-23:00 or 15:00-23:00, Night 21:00-08:00 and Mid shift 11:00-19:00

Please note that the Kettering Dialysis Unit is managed by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS trust. Some travel to Leicester hospital for training will be required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ruth Haycox, Sister ( 01536 512535 ) or Deputy Sisters Luisa Dias or Saly Simon or Deputy Charge Nurse Gary Page, on 01536 512535 for further details or to arrange an informal visit.

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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