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Specialist Nurse - Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Job Reference: 358-2102316-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

Specialist Nurse- Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced registered nurse for a new post in the Cardiology Service at the Glenfield Hospital.

The Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation Service (TAVI) is well established, with both national and international recognition. To compliment this established service and in recognition in the growth of the service, we are seeking a TAVI Specialist Nurse, who will provide nurse leadership and clinical expertise working with patients and their families throughout the pathway.

The successful post holder will require appropriate experience in caring for cardiac patients, will demonstrate passion for this area of evidence based practice and be keen to develop their clinical acumen in order to deliver nurse lead clinics and be the main point of contact for the service. In return for working in an exciting, expanding specialist field the post holder will receive support for personal development, both locally and through professional networks.

We will provide an appropriate induction/mentorship package, including the opportunity to network and gain an insight into the wider Renal Respiratory and Cardiovascular (RRCV) Clinical Management Group operations and the context of the TAVI service within the organisation. You will be joining a well-established team both within RRCV specialist nursing , however new skills and ways of working that you may bring to the post would certainly be encouraged and highly valued.

Glenfield Hospital (GH), is RRCV’s main administrative site and is located approximately three miles from Leicester City Centre on a spacious campus. This site will eventually be the hub of all speciality acute services in Leicester.

The campus has its own emergency ambulance bay and helipad, modern speciality theatres and intensive care units are also based on this site. GH campus is a regional centre for clinical research with both Respiratory and Cardiac Biomedical research units based here and has close links with both the University of Leicester and DeMontfort University.

Closing Date:11th December 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Mason, Head of Nursing, RRCV. 0116 2502496


Ben Hyde, Recruitment Lead, RRCV.
Tel: 0116 258 3176, 07908 235983, Ext 3176

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

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 especially 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 for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

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