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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

Sister/Charge Nurse (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-NEU-181

Centre for Neurosciences
298 Ward L28 Surgical Day Unit - LGI
The Leeds General Infirmary
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Band 6 - Sister

Ward L28 is a well-established multi-specialty surgical ward which prides itself with offering high quality care to all its patients.

The main specialities are Neuro/Spinal/ENT/MaxFac/Orthopaedics/Plastics. To improve the patient experience and to aim to reduce the waiting lists for our patients we have recently opened to 6 days a weeks needing an over-night stay post-operatively.

The ward is currently is open from 7am on a Monday to Saturday at 6pm.

During January to April, due to winter pressures, the ward is open 7 days a week to help reduce waiting times for our patients.

We are looking for a dynamic nurse, who thrives under pressure and embraces change. This nurse needs to be motivated and excited to join the Team and develop the Unit further, and to progress with the changes that are ongoing.

If you have experience with change management or are hungry for progression this may be the job for you!

If you would like to ask any questions about the role or to arrange a visit on the ward so you can meet the team and look around, please contact:

Michelle Oummad, Senior Sister on 0113 3927428 or at

Interviews to be held: Thursday5 March (PM) 2020

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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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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