Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-3107060-CHU

University Hospitals of Leicester
Oncology, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum pro rota

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

Cancer and Haematology Services

Ward 39/Osborne Assessment Unit

Are you looking for a chance to develop yourself?

Are you ready for a new challenge?

We are seeking exceptional individuals who are enthusiastic, energetic and will thrive in the acute oncology nursing environment to apply for this exciting opportunity.

A unique opportunity has arisen to join our established and dynamic Ward 39/Assessment Unit team. We are looking for a Registered Nurse that has a genuine interest to develop their career within this specialty an individual who is passionate about providing a high standard of care to their patients. You should be highly patient focused, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic, keen to learn new skills and have a passion to work within the cancer care setting.

This post offers excellent opportunities for the candidate with on-going self-development, supervision, coaching and access to an extensive education program.

The University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England offering a wide range of general and specialist services, providing an environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Our quality improvement strategy is called “Becoming the best” and we pride ourselves in our providing Caring at its Best and focussing on what matters most to our patients.

Ward 39 is an 18 bedded mixed sex ward dealing with a variety of acute Oncology/Haematology patients. The ward also treats Brachytherapy patients and is the only ward in cancer services with a lead lined room for iodine treatments. The oncology assessment unit is a 7 bedded area with a triage chaired area for admissions into the cancer centre. These admissions are either through telephone triage, outpatient areas, GP referrals or via accident and emergency.

You will play a key role in ensuring patients, carers, clinical staff and the wider community have the necessary education and training in order to care for and manage Oncology and Haematology patient’s effectively.

You will be an effective role model and be involved in helping to develop all aspects of the ward including provision of policies and procedures. Improvements to the patients’ environment, delivering high quality clinical care and staff development.

We would like to meet you so please come along and look round our department.

For further details / informal visits contact: Sr Chloe Wilkinson by email: or Telephone: 0116 258 6887

For further details / informal visits contact:

Chloe Wilkinson - ward sister / 0116 2586887/6309

Additional contact information

Matron Andy Palmer


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.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

UK Registration

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

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo