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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/10/2021.

Vascular Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 358-3446553-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Vascular Nursing, Glenfield Hospital
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum (pro rata)

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We are delighted to be able to offer a fantastic opportunity for a Band 6 Vascular Nurse Specialist to join the current Vascular Nurse Specialist team at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

You will be part of a committed team of professionals and work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT). We offer a friendly and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development.

It is essential that you are a highly motivated individual to assist in leading and supporting the team through innovation and change. You will need to be flexible in your approach and be able to demonstrate the ability to provide high standards of patient-centred care. You will need to be able to communicate effectively with all members of the MDT and patients, and be able to prioritise your workload.

A minimm 3 years post registration experience, with clinical expertise in the Vascular specialty is essential. Knowledge/experience of managing Vascular patients, particularly those on an Aneurysm management pathway would be advantageous. A keen interest and knowledge in wound care would be very desirable as part of the role will entail supporting patients with complex wounds. The post holder will need to provide the expertise to support and develop the skills of the Vascular ward staff in managing patients with complex wounds and tissue viability needs.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Michelle Lapworth or Joanne Wilkinson-Burne (Vascular Nurse Specialists) on 0116 2586821


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Vicky Osborne

Job title: Deputy Head of Nursing

Email address:

Telephone number: 07538765612

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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