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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2020.

Staff Nurse, Children's Emergency Department

Job Reference: 358-2210737-ESM-ROLL-H

University Hospitals of Leicester
Children's Emergency Care, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Paediatric Emergency Department

Registered Nurses – Band 5

It’s not just our patients that want to get better!

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest in England and has one of the busiest Children’s Emergency Departments in the country, we see approximately 55,000 children each year. The Children’s ED incorporates a 12 bed Short Stay Unit for children for up to 18 hours observation and is part of the rotation for all staff.

We are looking to recruit dynamic paediatric nurses to join our friendly and talented team who strive to deliver high quality emergency care to patients presenting with a broad spectrum of conditions.

This is a rewarding but demanding post that requires committed and dedicated nurses to provide quality care to infants, children, young people and their families/carers from a diverse population

We are looking for Band 5 nurses with drive, enthusiasm and commitment to achieve high standards of nursing care, as well as our goals and aspirations in the future.

You will join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary children’s team dedicated to delivering high standards of care in a challenging environment.

No two days are the same in the Emergency Department so if you are looking for a fast paced job with the opportunity to develop various extended skills and having experience in an acute setting is an advantage but not a requirement.

There is a comprehensive induction program with mentorship for your first year including preceptor ship for newly qualified nurses. We are committed to continuing professional development which is underpinned by our in house educational program facilitated by the ED Practice Educator.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Children’s Emergency Department

Sisters, Erica Brown ,

Katy Bannister

or Rami Scales / 0116 2520135

or Wendy Allibone CED Matron on 0116 2520134 /


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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