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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2535066-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Renal,Respiratory and Cardiovascular,Glenfield Hospital
Glenfield Hosptial, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata

The Clinical Decisions Unit at Glenfield Hospital is a 27 bedded, fully monitored ward, with a designated Triage and Assessment area. Unique to other Admission’s Unit nationally, patients are admitted direct via ambulance, Urgent Care Centre, Emergency Department Referral and GP referral with a range of cardiac and respiratory conditions. CDU also takes admissions from within the Trust; CDU is a demanding, but rewarding area to work in.

As a deputy sister/ charge nurse, you will assist the CDU ward manager’s in the leadership and management of approximately 150 members’ of staff. Acting as a role model, you will lead in ensuring safe, compassionate, quality care for all our patients, staff and visitors, and ensure that staff training and developmental needs are met through individual and group teaching, assessment, and support. You will be involved in HR procedures including appraisal, recruitment, and sickness and absence management, ensure that quality and strategic objectives are met, both for the unit and the Trust, and be responsible for the day-to-day running of CDU in the ward manager’s absence.

Ideally you will have experience in an acute admissions/assessment area however it is not essential.

You must hold (or be working towards) a recognized teaching qualification, and have evidence of post-registration continuing development.

CDU is looking for a creative and inspiring leader; if you are interested and would like to discuss this position further /informal visits contact:


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClair GibsonJob titleMatronEmail addressClair.Gibson@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number07790825550Additional contact information

or Sue Sibbick or Karen Vann (CDU Ward Managers) on 0116 2583359

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

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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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