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Endoscopy Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1873341-ALL

University Hospitals of Leicester
Melton Mowbray
£24,214 to £30,112

Band 5 Endoscopy Staff Nurse

Are you an RGN looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about delivering high quality care within a modern Endoscopy Unit? Do you want to further develop your existing skills within Endoscopy? Then this may be the job for you!

The Alliance endoscopy is looking for 2 Band 5 Registered Nurses.

30.0 hours based at Melton Mowbray Endoscopy Unit

28.5 hours based at St Luke’s Endoscopy Unit in Market Harborough

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join an existing team of staff who are passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care. You will have the opportunity to develop new skills and consolidate existing skills whilst working as part of a strong and cohesive team.

You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and service users.

Good organisational skills and a flexible approach to work are essential.

Your daily duties will consist of admissions, recovery and discharge, working in the endoscopy room assisting with procedures, maintaining the patients’ airway, acting as a patient advocate when necessary, completing all documentation and working in the decontamination room.

Your preferred base will be discussed at interview and confirmed once successful at interview. There will be times where you will be expected to travel across site and help cover at one of the other Alliance hospitals. We have 4 endoscopy units in the Alliance, one at Loughborough Hospital, Melton Mowbray, Hinckley and St Luke’s in Market Harborough. Therefore ability to travel between sites and be a car driver is essential for the role.

At all Alliance hospitals there is free parking

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interviews will be held on 16th September at Melton Mowbray Hospital

For more information please contact Martha Tickell, Endoscopy Sister, The Alliance 01509 564 486 / 07908 450 730

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed 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 suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is 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.

UK Registration

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

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