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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/10/2021.

Newly Qualified Nurses (Adult, Child, MH and LD)

Job Reference: 358-583-NQN-2021-D

University Hospitals of Leicester
Newly Qualified Nurse
£25,655 - £31,534

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

NEWLY REGISTERED NURSE - (Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disability fields of practice)

In the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust we provide high quality care delivered by a team who are motivated and passionate in what they do. We are looking for newly registered nurses with the same passion, drive and commitment to providing caring at its best to join our organisation and we welcome applications from finalist pre-registration Nursing students who are due to complete their course January – May 2022

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust takes pride in valuing its staff and ensuring they are supported and developed to their full potential which we consider is the key to our success. We are committed to supporting you to be the best you can be right from the start of your professional career. We have an excellent reputation for providing robust Preceptorship for newly registered nurses; comprising of a suite of study days, supernumerary time, a preceptorship development portfolio and support from a Preceptor, your Clinical Team and the Education and Practice Learning Team who are all there to guide you in your transition from student to registered nurse. We are particularly innovative in our approach to supporting Mental Health or Learning Disability Newly Registered Nurses who want to work in an acute physical health environment utilising their skills as a fully integrating member of the clinical team and also provide a suite of rotation opportunities both within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and with our Community Provider – Leicester Partnership Trust.

We are an Acute Hospital and have a wide variety of clinical specialist areas within the Trust, whichever one you join you’ll become part of a talented, motivated team, committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. In caring for our patients you will be required to:

  • Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs
  • Plan, implement and evaluate care delivery according to changing health care needs
  • Take responsibility for the care needs of individual and groups of patients
  • Recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Collect, collate and fully accurately report patient information and maintaining accurate complete nursing records.
  • Involve patients and carers/relatives in the planning and delivery of care.

Please note, this advert is for pre-registration students currently undertaking a Pre-Registration Nursing Course leading to Registration with the NMC in any of the four fields of practice; adult, children, mental health or learning disability.

Applications from staff that already have a valid NMC pin registration will not be accepted through this route.

If you already hold a valid NMC pin, you will need to apply for other nursing vacancies in the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust that are advertised via NHS jobs.

Please ensure that email addresses are given on your application form as this will speed up the pre-employment checks stage for Recruitment Services should you be issued with a conditional offer following interview.


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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.

UK Registration

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

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