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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/10/2020.

Endoscopy Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2606798-ALL

University Hospitals of Leicester
Melton Hospital, Melton Mowbray
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Are you an RGN looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about delivering high quality care within a modern Endoscopy Unit? Do you have previous endoscopy experience at band 5 or above?

Then this may be the job for you!

The post advertised is Band 5 staff Nurse within the Melton Alliance Endoscopy Team and Band 5 Staff Nurse within the St Luke’s Endoscopy Team.

30.0 hours per week at Melton Hospital

30.0 hours per week at St Luke’s, Market Harborough

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join an existing team of staff who are passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care. You will have the opportunity to develop new skills and consolidate existing skills whilst working as part of a strong and cohesive team.

You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and service users.

Good organisational skills and a flexible approach to work are essential.

You’re duties will include working in the endoscopy room, assisting with therapeutic work and looking after patient care, admissions, recovery, discharge and decontamination.

No experience necessary as full on the job training will be given once in post.

The Alliance has 4 endoscopy units in the county – Hinckley, Melton, Loughborough and St Luke’s in Market Harborough. Once you have been successful at interview Melton or St Luke’s will be your base site and this is where you will work most of your shifts. However on occasion you will be expected to travel across site and help cover at one of the other Alliance hospitals. Therefore ability to travel between sites and be a car driver is essential for the role.

At all Alliance hospitals there is free parking

interview date :Thursday 12 November 2020



For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Martha Tickell Job title Endoscopy Sister Email address Telephone number 01509564486 / 07908450730 Additional contact information

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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