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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2021.

Deputy Sister Deputy Charge Nurse (Paediatric ED)

Job Reference: 358-3330022-ESM-ROLL-B

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Department
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum

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

Paediatric Emergency Department

Band 6 Deputy Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse

Are you an experienced Paediatric Emergency Nurse looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to join our friendly and motivated multidisciplinary teamwho strive to deliver high quality emergency care to patients presenting with a broad spectrum of conditions?

We are currently recruiting a dedicated and enthusiastic nurse for the band 6 Deputy Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse role. We are looking for experienced nurses with strong clinical knowledge, excellent communication skills and a passion for emergency care.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest in England and has one of the busiest Children’s Emergency Departments in the country. The Children’s Emergency Department incorporates a 12 bed Short Stay Unit for children for up to 18 hours observation and is part of the rotation for all staff.

Our patients and staff are at the forefront of everything we do. We hold regular staff engagement forums enabling staff to be involved in decision making that affects them and their patients. We strive to provide high level care to children and their families.

Due to our links with the local Universities and our dedicated multi-disciplinary education team we are able to offer tailor made education and development packages. We have a dedicated Paediatric Emergency Department Educator who will work alongside you in the department and support you in your development. We offer many training opportunities delivered in house and also university and national accredited courses with access to the Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) and Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) programmes. The educational team also deliver weekly MDT simulations within the department.

This is a rewarding but demanding post that requires committed and dedicated nurses to provide quality care to infants, children, young people and their families/carers from a diverse population.

Whatever you are looking for in your career, University Hospitals of Leicester has it all. To join us you will need 3 year’s experience and the clinical skills to work at a senior level within the Children’s Emergency Department and Children’s Short Stay Unit. You will be expected to work in all areas of the department to maintain your clinical skills and you will be supported by the senior nursing team in the development of your management and leadership skills.

If you would like any further information please contact:

Aimee Pook Paediatric ED Matron 07971799829

Katy Bannister Sister 0116 252 0154

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name ~ Aimee Pook

Job title ~ Paediatric Emergency Department Matron

Email address ~

Telephone number ~ 07971799829

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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