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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/08/2020.

TB Support Worker

Job Reference: 358-2478036-RRC-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Respiratory, Glenfeild Hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata


TB Support Worker (BCG Vaccination Programme)

Based at Glenfield Hospital

Band 3

Part time 15 hours/week Monday - Friday

An exciting new opportunity exists for a Band 3 Support Worker to join the Leicestershire Tuberculosis (TB) nursing team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop their knowledge and skills in TB care / control and perform a key support role within our service. You will be a confident, effective communicator with a good knowledge of NHS systems and processes. The NHS ‘Care Certificate’ qualification and previous experience of working in a health or social care environment are essential. The post will involve working with both adults and children and is subject to enhanced CRB disclosure.

The Specialist TB Nursing Service operates across the County and City. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work in close partnership with multiple key stakeholders. All applicants must have the ability to travel throughout the county; it is considered that this post is not suitable for public transport.

If you would like to be actively involved in the challenge reducing TB in Leicester, please contact as below - 

For further details / informal visits contact:


Job title: Clinical Nurse Manager for the TB Service

Email address:

Telephone number: (0116) 258 3767

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

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.

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