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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/11/2019.

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Children's Education & Practice Development Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2012796-W&C

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Education Dept.
£30,401 - £43,772

Band 7 Education & Practice Development Sister/Charge Nurse


Band 6 Development post with potential progression to Band 7 for the correct candidate

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Children’s Nurse to join the Women’s & Children’s Education Team

The role involves working within the Women’s & Childrens Education Team in implementing education, training and development strategies for Children’s areas. There will also be an expectation that you participate in CMG development/ essential to job role training programmes. Using your specialist skills to support clinical staff both working clinically and by more formal training you will be involved in new educational initiatives, professional & clinical development and managing projects so should therefore possess excellent leadership and communication skills. The W & C Education team also interfaces with the Corporate Nursing Education Team so there will be involvement with Corporate Education Initiatives.

You will be an experienced Band 6 Children’s Nurse who is clinically competent, a sign-off supervisor & assessor and hold a degree with evidence of post registration development. The successful candidate would need to be able to demonstrate a confirmed interest in and experience of initiatives in education and staff development, good IT skills, and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team of educators.

Closing Date: 04th November 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Erez- Education & Practice Development Lead - 0116 258 7767 or 07950 857036

Ady Whitehall – Education & Practice Development Charge Nurse– 0116 2587767 or 07944998943

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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