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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/07/2020.

Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2498204-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Vascular Surgery, Glenfield Hospital
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

We have an opportunity for a Deputy Sister at Glenfield Hospital on Ward 23. Ward 23 is a purpose built vascular ward with 33 beds. Our patients are admitted for elective , urgent and emergency surgery. We also see patients with diabetes who are experiencing problems with wounds to their extremities.

You would be gain experience in caring for patients following the following types of surgery.

Repair of Aortic Aneurysms and complex Aortic surgery

Carotid Endartectomy

Leg bypass surgery



Working with us would give you experience and detailed knowledge of care of patients with diabetes as well as an acute surgical experience caring for patients either straight from recovery or as a transfer from Intensive Care. You will also gain a lot of experience in wound care.

We have a close knit experienced team looking forward to welcoming new staff who will receive an induction package that involves visiting different areas as well as teaching from both the nursing staff and the medical team, this includes a formal series of study days on the specialty. A period of supernumerary time is included in this package.

Come and join us if you enjoy a fast paced environment which is an exciting place to work.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Diane Southcott Ward Sister 0116 2563667 or 0116 2563700 or email on

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.”

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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.

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

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