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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/05/2021.

Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-3087866-RRC

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Thoracic Surgery
Location:
Ward 26 Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 pro rata

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


An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Ward Sister/Charge Nurse position for Ward 26 Glenfield Hospital. Ward 26 is a 24 bedded ward and includes a 6 bed High Dependency Unit (HDU). The ward cares for both elective thoracic and emergency admissions, as well as transfers from the Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU).

We are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with relevant experience, with evidence of leadership and management.

You must have a proven track record of progressive leadership and development. You should be an effective role model, self motivated with the passion, drive and adaptability to cope with the demands of this acute surgical service.

You should possess excellent communication skills, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible and resilient in order to cope with the demands of the role.

Successful applicants will be focused and can manage the busy and demanding day to day activity of our ward. Working closely with the Matron, a key responsibility is in ensuring governance, leadership and support for the team in order to provide and deliver a safe, caring, high quality and effective service.

Applicants are strongly recommended to arrange a site visit or discussion with relevant members of the senior nursing / multi disciplinary team, contact details are below.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Ruth Brown Job title Matron Email address Ruth.L.Brown@uhl-tr.nhs.uk Telephone number 07950839275




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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