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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Team Leader, Paediatrics

Job Reference: 358-2733478-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

An exciting opportunity has opened up within Leicester Royal infirmary's (LRI) Paediatric Theatres.

The post holder will become the Team Lead for the theatre Paediatric team, leading a highly skilled group of theatre practitioners and theatre support staff while liaising with the wider paediatric service. Your focus will be to facilitate a high quality safe and productive service.

LRI theatres is an exciting and forward thinking department lead by senior nurses and ODP's. The successful candidate will need to be dynamic, hardworking, and enthusiastic, with a willingness to lead from the front. You will be responsible for setting the standards and supporting your team to deliver these, sharing the Trust’s values and ambitions, with the patient’s safety and experience at the forefront of what you do.

You will also cover as a part of a team leader rota, the floor control role, coordinating the daily theatre activity and providing a direct line of contact for wider site and trust wide actions. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team in a large well equipped department.

Applicants are invited from individuals who consider themselves a strong leader with excellent communication skills, who are visible and accessible and someone who places quality and standards as a priority. You will also need to be flexible, fair, and adaptable to the changing needs of the service. In return we will provide close supervision, training and development opportunities and everyday challenges.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience at Band 6 level (or equivalent), including leadership and management skills, as well as being able to establish credible working relationships quickly and hold excellent organisational skills are essential.

Closing Date: 29-November-2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Clerc, Matron-

  • 01162585388

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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