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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Staff Nurse - Childrens Surgical Wards

Job Reference: 358-2743186-CHI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Children's Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, (pro rata for part-ti

An exciting opportunity to support the Children's Hospital during the COVID pandemic.

Do you have the skills and experience to make a difference to Children requiring admission to Leicester's Children's Hospital this winter?

We are able to support our Children's hospital this winter by offering a range of Band 5 positions across Children’s Surgical Wards at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in Leicester.

The children we care for are at the heart of everything we do. To care for the Children admitted to Leicester Children's Hospital during the COVID pandemic and over our busy period of winter has resulted in the opportunity to offer short-term contracts. We are committed to continue to provide opportunities to develop the skills of the staff that are successful in gaining a short-term contract with us.

We have positions on both of our Children's Surgical Wards. These areas provide specialist surgical care to Children from Leicestershire and further afield. Successful applicants will have chance to work along-side our award winning Pain team, gain experience from the Specialist Nurses who support our wards and be part of wards that are motivated and enthusiastic in the care they give their Children.

Applicants can be experienced or newly qualified Children’s Nurses.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Clare Suart, Matron

Email address: clare.suart@uhl-tr.nhs.uk,     07790825554

Additional contact information:

Becky Morley, Ward sister on Ward 10, 0116 2585362

or

Warren Sims, Ward manager on Ward 19, 0116 2585244




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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