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Neonatal Home Care Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2426386-WOM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Neonatal Outreach
LRI and LGH, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615

Exciting new opportunities and developments within our Neonatal Outreach team are available. We are seeking dynamic , enthusiastic and motivated experienced neonatal nurses .

East Midlands network neonatal services currently have Band 5 Nurse vacancies available to work within the Neonatal Home care service based primarily at Leicester neonatal units.

Band 5 neonatal nurses based at Leicester hospitals are required to expand new network neonatal outreach services to promote safe early discharge of babies from the neonatal units .Families will be supported to provide on going care needs in the home environment, for example home naso gastric tube feeding, establishing feeding at home rather than in hospital.

Leicester neonatal service provides care for some of the most poorly /unwell infants in the East Midlands network as a Level 3 unit. We are now commissioned as an East Midlands Neonatal Outreach Team covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutlands , Kettering and Northampton . This post may require cross covering between sites.

We take great pride in delivering high standards of care to our local neonatal population and are excited to create a network wide service to support vulnerable neonates on discharge from the neonatal service .

Currently you will have experience caring for neonates in a hospital or community environment. This post offer a fantastic opportunity to utilize and develop your knowledge and skills in caring for babies in the home setting.

The post holders will support the existing outreach team in planning the care and transition from the neonatal unit through a structured discharge process, promoting safe early discharge from hospital to home. You will liaise with other members of the disciplinary team and support parents in providing high quality care in the home environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Inglis (Lead Nurse - Neonatal Outreach)

Email :

Tel: 0116 258 7706

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

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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