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

Staff Nurse - Paediatric Emergency Department

Job Reference: 358-2810741-ESM-ROLL-J

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary,
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

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

Leicester Royal Infirmary Paediatric Emergency Department

Registered Nurses – Band 5

It’s not just our patients that want to get better!

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, we see approximately 55,000 children each year. The Children’s ED incorporates a 12 bed Short Stay Unit for children for up to 18 hours observation and is part of the rotation for all staff.

We are looking to recruit dynamic paediatric nurses to join our friendly and talented team who strive to deliver high quality emergency care to patients presenting with a broad spectrum of conditions.

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

We are looking for Band 5 nurses with drive, enthusiasm and commitment to achieve high standards of nursing care, as well as our goals and aspirations in the future.

You will join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary children’s team dedicated to delivering high standards of care in a challenging environment.

There is a comprehensive induction program with mentorship for your first year including preceptorship for newly qualified nurses. Our excellent education programme gives you on-going development and support. You can develop all of the core skills and take the opportunity to broaden your nursing experience. We have a dedicated Paediatric ED 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 courses. The educational team also deliver weekly MDT simulations within the department.

We are dedicated to staff development and career progression. The training we provide offers opportunities for further roles within the department.

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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