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Senior Neonatal Outreach Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2862171-WOM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Community Neonatal Homecare
Leicester Hospitals, Kettering and Northampton, Leicester, Kettering and Northampton
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum, (pro rata if part-tim

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

Exciting new opportunities and developments within our Neonatal Home care team are available. We are seeking dynamic , enthusiastic and motivated experienced neonatal nurses .

East Midlands network neonatal services currently have Band 6 Nurse vacancies available to work within the Neonatal Outreach service based primarily at Leicester neonatal units.

Band 6 neonatal nurses based at Leicester hospitals are required to expand and create new network neonatal outreach services to promote safe early discharge of babies from the neonatal units .Families will be supported to provide on going care needs in the home environment, for example home naso gastric tube feeding, establishing feeding at home rather than in hospital. Home oxygen and Home Phototherapy

Leicester neonatal service provides care for some of the most poorly /unwell infants in the East Midlands network as a Level 3 unit. We are now commissioned as an East Midlands Neonatal Outreach Team covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, Kettering and Northampton . This post may require cross covering between sites.

We take great pride in delivering high standards of care to our local neonatal population and are excited to create a network wide service to support vulnerable neonates on discharge from the neonatal service .

Currently you will have experience caring for neonates in a hospital or community environment. This post offers a fantastic opportunity to utilize and develop your knowledge and skills in caring for babies in the home setting.

The post holder/s will support the existing home care team in planning care and transition from the neonatal unit through a structured discharge process, promoting safe early discharge from hospital to home. You will liaise with other members of the disciplinary team and support parents in providing high quality care in the home environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Inglis Lead Nurse Neonatal Home care services 0116 258 7706

Please contact for further information either via email

Or by leaving your contact details on the neonatal home care answerphone messaging service: 0116 258 7706

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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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