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Paediatric Registered Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner

Job Reference: 358-2608573-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Paediatric Theatre Recovery
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,214 - £30,615 per annum

University Hospitals of Leicester are looking for dedicated professional Paediatric Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners for the Theatre Recovery Unit; which specialises in delivering high quality post-operative patient care to patients having undergone various surgeries.

Patients may have high clinical dependency needs requiring extended stays in recovery before being discharged to their relevant wards. Although this is a paediatric post training would be given to ensure band 5's have the skills to look after adult post operative patients as well as paediatrics.

Leicester has recently transformed the patient's Theatre journey by introducing a new purpose built Theatre arrivals area; and refurbishing its Theatres and Advanced Recovery units. Enabling UHL to provide opportunities to the successful candidate which enhance your skills in delivering high quality patient centered care.

At UHL we are dedicated team providing ‘Caring at its Best’ to all our patients and work within the trust values. So if you are a caring Nurse/ODP who likes to work in an acute pediatric setting come and join our team.

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team therefore, team working and communication skills are vital to ensure a positive experience for our patients. Working with postoperative patients requires staff to provide a comforting atmosphere and as such you will need to be motivated, caring and approachable.

We offer a supernumerary period to all new starters within recovery and are proud of the development opportunities we provide which include the band 5-6 development program; which teaches you the skills required to progress in your career to band 6 level.

Applications welcomed from Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners's with Adult and Paediatric training. Part time and flexible working hours will be considered.

Closing Date: 22-September-2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kirstie Dowell, Team Leader

0116 258 7689

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 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. As 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.

UK Registration

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

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