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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/04/2021.

Education and Practice Development Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2986974-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Centre for Clinical Practice,
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

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

Exciting Opportunity Available

37.5 hours per week

Following promotion an exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join the Corporate Nursing Education and Practice Learning Team as an Education and Practice Development Sister / Charge Nurse. This is an exciting time for Nurse Education with many professional development initiatives in the pipeline to support our staff to be the best they can be.

This role involves working with all members of the Education and Practice Learning Team to support our core education, training and development initiatives across the Trust including HCA induction, OSCE Training, RN Induction and Preceptorship as well as forging links with specific CMG’s for specialist training.

You will support the wider team in preparing for and facilitating study days and programmes appropriate to your knowledge and experience, mainly held in our dedicated education spaces at the Centre for Clinical Practice, and The Rec, Glenfield. You will take responsibility for leading on Trust wide initiatives supporting our practice development and career progression priorities to support the Trust wide Education and Practice Learning agenda.

You will be an experienced and clinically competent Registered Nurse with a minimum of 5 years’ post registration experience, possess a first Level Degree and have evidence of continuous professional development within your current speciality

You will hold a previously recognised NMC Teaching and Assessing Programme or equivalent or have experience supporting and assessing learners in practice. The role is predominately Monday – Friday daytime hours however to meet service need there may be occasional evening and weekend working required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amy Perkins - Education & Practice Development Lead / 0116 258 3060

Additional contact information

Hayley Prime, Education and Practice Learning Lead

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/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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

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