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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-3164112-CHU-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Surgical Day Case, Leicester General Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum

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

Surgical Daycase Unit

Leicester General Hospital

What are you looking for right now?

New challenge, New opportunities, New Surgical Day Case unit?


Our Surgical Day Case is expanding to become a brand new 43 bedded, patient focused, nurse led unit in May 2022 and we are looking for individuals who would like to join us and be involved in this new development of our services.


We are looking for exceptional individuals who are passionate about nursing and delivering care.

You must be enthusiastic, highly motivated, clinically focused and forward thinking and be prepared to deliver care in line with our trust values.

We would like our patients to be cared for by effective role models, with excellent communication skills, to assist us in maintaining patient and staff safety, could that be you? Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual who would like an opportunity to work with a diverse range of specialities? We currently care for multiple specialities including gynaecology, Urology & GI Surgery.

The ward sister and her deputies will need your support in developing all aspects of the ward including, provision of policies and procedures and ensuring high standards and the delivery of quality clinical care. In addition, working flexibly as a member of the team ensuring, standards are maintained and evaluated.

Choose to join us and you will be supported, guided and mentored to enable you to be given the opportunity to provide skills, expertise and knowledge in the day to day care and management of all patients coming through our day case wards. We are a very friendly and supportive team who look forward to new staff joining us whatever your previous experience. There are many opportunities for professional and personal development and the CMG team encourages investment in individuals for the future.


Join our friendly and dedicated team in the our Day Case Surgery unit at the Leicester General Hospital, in delivering and promoting a high quality safe patient experience and be involved in the future development of our surgical day case service.

If you are interested and have 6 - 12 months post registration experience please apply 


For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Keetley

Ward Sister

0116 2584489 or 01162584192

additional contacts

Charmaine Roberts or Katie Tomblin - Deputy Sister’s.


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 (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.

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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UK Registration

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

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