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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Bank Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-BANKNURSE--OCT20

University Hospitals of Leicester
UHL, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 £24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro

These days, more and more people are looking to take more control over their working lives.

So if you're a qualified Nurse with acute nursing skills and a minimum of six months experience in an acute hospital or equivalent environment and you’re looking for more say in how you work, the Staff Bank at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust really is the answer.

As a Bank Staff Nurse here at University Hospitals of Leicester, it’s you who’s in control over when and where you work. Whatever your circumstances dictate – days, nights or weekends - you can work around them.

We’ve got three great sites for you to choose from – Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and Leicester General Hospital – whichever suits you best. Lots of flexibility, lots of choice with clinical specialties including Intensive care, renal, cardiology, emergency nursing, end of life care, general medicine and surgery.

We also have varied opportunities available, working within Outpatients, Theatres, Day Surgery Wards and Endoscopy.

We have the following departments:

  • Six Outpatients Departments with wide range of specialty including. Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Respiratory, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Urology and ENT. (Sites: Loughborough, Hinckley, Melton Mowbray, Coalville, and Market Harborough.)
  • Four expanding Endoscopy Units which are JAG accredited, we can offer you the opportunity to develop your skills to participate in all areas of Endoscopy. (Sites: Loughborough, Hinckley, Melton Mowbray, and Market Harborough.)
  • Three Day Surgery Units, specialty including: General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Podiatry, and Oculoplastic. (sites: Loughborough, Hinckley and Melton Mowbray)

We have access to education teams who will be able to advise you on your learning needs, support your development and we also offer a range of benefits such as pension, weekly pay, annual leave payment depending on how much you work, electronic rostering and timesheets.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Staff Bank Recruitment team on 01162 587700 (option 1) for more information about the posts

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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