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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/10/2019.

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Team Leader, Theatres

Job Reference: 358-2007175-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
LGH, Leicester
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

The Leicester General Hospital have a Team Leader post offering excellent opportunities to work within ITAPS. We are looking for an innovative, creative and dynamic individual with proven theatre scrub skills to support the Elective General, Hepatobiliary, Colorectal & Day case theatres service.

You will be working in our General, Hepatobiliary and Day Case Surgical Team. This speciality provides a wide range of specialist surgical services including Robotic surgery for patients. This elective service at the LGH is also supported by committed staff of varying professional groups, and a dedicated team of educators and mentors. UHL is currently working though our reconfiguration plans, and one of the key teams involved in the move is our HPB team, so a strong Team Leader is vital to support our teams through times of change.

The University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is one of the largest Hospital Trusts in the country and treated over a million patients last year. It is based on three hospital sites and employs over 10,000 staff. We pride ourselves on caring for our staff and provide a range of activities and therapies via the well-being at work programme.

Closing Date: 23-October-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Thomas Matron:

  • 0116 258 4505

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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