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Ward Sister

Job Reference: 358-3555879-RRC

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Emergency Admissions, Glenfield Hospital
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum

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


Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Clinical Decisions Unit

Glenfield Hospital

Full time 37.5hrs

Band 7

Permanent

 

We are offering an opportunity for a motivated individual with the drive and enthusiasm to become as a Ward Sister. You will be fully supported in your role by a matron

We are looking for a forward thinking individual who is willing to lead and develop patient services working to improve the patient experience. You must have a proven track record of progressive leadership and development. Be an effective role model, self-motivated with the passion, drive and adaptability to cope with continuously changing services.

 

You should possess excellent communication skills, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible, learn to be resilient in order to cope with the demands of the role. In addition you must be adaptable to change and influence your team members to enable you to implement and evaluate new ways of working.

 

We are looking for forward thinking, dynamic and enthusiastic individual with at least 2 years band 6 experience with evidence of leadership and management. We will support you through the Ward Sister Secondment. Opportunities for further academic education are always supported within the CMG. You will support and develop the team ensuring they are valued and skilled to manage their patient caseload.

 

The Clinical Decisions Unit at Glenfield Hospital is a 27 bedded, fully monitored ward, with a designated Triage and Assessment area. Unique to other Admission’s Unit nationally, patients are admitted direct via 999 ambulance, Urgent Care Centre, Emergency Department Referral and GP referral with a range of cardiac and respiratory conditions. CDU also takes admissions from within the Trust; CDU is a demanding, but rewarding area to work in.

 

If you are interested in finding out more about the post please contact Matron Clair Gibson on 01162583718 or Mobile: 07790825550

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Clair Gibson

Job title: Matron

Email address: clair.w.gibson@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 07790825550 or 0116 2583718

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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.


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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