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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2124965-ESM-ROLL-G

University Hospitals of Leicester
Acute Medical Unit
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,907-£30,615 Per Annum

The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and Acute Care Bay (ACB) AMU Annex

AMU / ACB / AMU Annex Band 5 Registered Nurses

We are looking for dynamic enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to work on the Acute Medical Unit (32 beds) and the Acute Care Bay at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The area is a fast paced medical environment where you can gain a wealth of experience in acute medicine. We offer excellent opportunities and support for development.

ACB cares for highly dependent acute medical patients. This is a 10 bedded area which provides nurses an excellent opportunity to develop acute nursing skills. The unit receives patients directly from the Emergency Department.

The assessment unit and ACB provide the initial assessment and management of medical patients.

AMU and ACB are part of the new and exciting emergency floor development at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The brand new state of the art AMU/ACB opened in June 2018.

The Acute Medical Unit Annex (AMU Annex) works closely alongside AMU. The area is a fast paced short stay unit comprising of 28 beds. Patients are admitted to the Annex directly from the emergency floor assessment units. The length of stay for patients is approximately 24 to 48 hours. You will gain knowledge around the discharge process. As a band 5 registered nurse you will rotate between all areas.

We work closely to our training and development team.

  • We can offer support to newly qualified nurses (DMU students to apply through clearing)
  • Promotion opportunities/ development
  • Clinical and specialist training (including level 2 patients)
  • Rotational posts on the Emergency floor

Internal rotation shift patterns are available /full time/part time hours.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Vikki Davis Sister in Emergency Care on 0116 2520181 vikki.davis@uhl-tr.nhs

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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