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

Deputy Neonatal Sister/Charge Nurse - Bank Staff

Job Reference: 358-3403158-WOM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Neonatal Unit
Leicester Neonatal Service, Leicester
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum, (pro-rata if part-tim

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

Are you dedicated and passionate and qualified in specialty neonatal nurse?

Are you looking to gain experience in caring for very complex cases; where we provide 42 cots for sick premature (22 weeks gestation plus) and term new-born infants who require both surgical and medical intervention.

We also care for infants requiring cardiac intervention pre and post-surgery. We are proud to host and run the neonatal homecare community service for the South Hub of East Midlands Neonatal Operational Delivery Network covering Leicester, Northampton and Kettering and we are privileged to host CenTre Neonatal Transport service.

The Leicester Neonatal service, with a bespoke research team, is at the forefront of Neonatal care.

We are beginning our journey to expand by an additional 6 intensive care cots, which is the first stage in our reconfiguration plan. The ultimate plan will see a flagship maternity and neonatal hospital built within our current grounds at the Leicester Royal Infirmary providing care to 70 neonatal infants, including 2 unit-based neonatal ECMO cots.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic and highly skilled neonatal nurse to join us on the bank.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for all essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Various Hours

For further details / informal visits contact:

Margaret Pratt Clinical Unit Manager 0116 258 8338 

We strongly recommend informal visits to the unit.

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)

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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.

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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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