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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/05/2021.

Emergency Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 358-3041390-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Medicine, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

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

It’s not just our patients that want to get better!

We are expanding our team in the injuries department at Leicester Hospitals.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest in England and has one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country, with a new £48 million Emergency Department built in April 2017. We are a pilot site for 111 first and changes to the management of initial assessment and our ambulatory streams means an extension of our team

We offer an extensive range of development opportunities, supported by our training and development team.

You will join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary team dedicated to delivering high standards of care in a challenging environment. Applicants must enjoy a fast pace acute environment as well as having a keen interest in caring in this acute setting.

The Emergency Department is a fast-paced, expanding unit with an energetic team behind it who don’t shy away from change. Caring at It’s Best is central to our philosophy and our staff are proud to be united in the Trust Values.

As a department we relish a challenge and are currently making dynamic changes to our processes. We are looking for motivated individuals to come and join our enthusiastic practitioner team. Our aim is to provide a service that is responsive to those that use it. The role requires you to function autonomously and within your sphere of competency, whilst being supportive to all members of staff. You will be a qualified autonomous nurse practitioner or Paramedic and be able to assess patients, plan and manage their care with a range of minor illnesses and injuries an independent prescribing qualification would be preferred but not essential.

Do you have the passion, the motivation and the vision that we are after?

For further details / informal visits contact:

Elizabeth Hyde, Lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Email address

Telephone number 07816335704 or 0116 2520137

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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