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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2935265-MSK-SW

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Specialist Surgery
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

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


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join our friendly team on the Kinmonth Unit. We are looking for someone with surgical experience who is motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic.

You will regularly take charge of the unit and as an effective leader and role model you will work flexibly as a member of the team and support the ward sister, to ensure that standards are maintained, evaluated and where necessary improved. You will be an effective role model and be involved in helping to develop all aspects of the unit in line with the Trusts visions and future plans. Full participation in the provisions of policies and procedures, improvements to the patient’s journey and environment, the delivery of high quality clinical care and staff development.

Specialist surgery provides an exciting nursing challenge and we can promise you a varied and in depth role which will give you an opportunity to broaden and advance your expertise in a busy but supportive environment.

You are expected to have a sound specialty knowledge in Burns plastic and reconstructive surgery, ENT, Maxillofacial and ophthalmology and experience at a senior band 5 level. You must be flexible, possess excellent communication and organizational skills. If you are looking to develop your managerial, clinical and decision making skills we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 24-February-2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Diana Ilieva, Sister:

  • diana.ilieva@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
  • 0116 258 5327

OR

Charlotte Pawley Matron

  • 07950845272
  • charlotte.pawley@uhl-tr.nhs.uk



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.


UK Registration

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



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