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

Staff Nurse - Childrens

Job Reference: 358-2860624-CHI-G

University Hospitals of Leicester
Children's Hospital
Leicester Royal Infirmary/Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum

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

Proudly Providing Children’s Heart Services

Band 5 Opportunities – Children’s Hospital – University of Leicester NHS Trust

We have a range of Band 5 positions across our expanding and reconfiguring Leicester Children’s Hospital. We are able to offer both part time and full time positions and we are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance.

The Children’s Hospital Reconfiguration Project is part of the £450 million investment received by Leicester Hospitals and will relocate the Paediatric East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre and ECMO service from Glenfield Hospital to the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) site and progress to create a new age-appropriate and purpose built environment bringing together all paediatric services in a standalone and fully integrated Children’s Hospital at the LRI to serve the population of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and the East Midlands network. There has never been a better time to join our team and be part of defining our children’s services now and for the future!

The children we care for are at the heart of everything we do. We recognise that delivering high quality care requires a culture of lifelong learning and development. With this in mind we have developed an extensive and exciting band five career pathway offering a number of exciting options to develop your Nursing career. We are totally committed to helping you realise your potential. Whatever direction your career takes you we can support you to achieve it.

We have positions in our Children’s Cardiac Ward, Intensive Care Units, High Dependency Unit, General Medical and Surgical and Oncology Wards. By joining our team now, you will have the opportunity to be part of shaping children’s services in the future.

Newly qualified Nurses or experienced Nurses are invited to apply. Applicants should possess UK NMC registration or be on an approved university degree programme or OSCE programme and working towards UK NMC registration.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Ennis on 07921 545963 or




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)

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

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