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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/09/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1917891-MSK-AK

University Hospitals of Leicester
Elective Orthopaedic
ward 19, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£24,214 - £30,112

We will consider Days, nights, set days, weekends, twilight or full internal rotation!

There is a fantastic opportunity for experienced/Newly qualified nurses to join our friendly teams within Elective orthopaedics. We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic and looking for a new challenge.

Our orthopaedic unit consists of pre assessment, day case admissions and inpatient wards. It is a fast and interesting. We pride ourselves on the excellent care that we give to our patients. Orthopaedics provides exciting nursing challenges and we can promise you a varied and in depth role; which will give you an opportunity to broaden and advance your expertise in a busy but supportive environment.

Preferably you would have a sound knowledge in orthopaedics but this is not essential. You must be reliable, have excellent communication and organisational skills.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Clair Rix Matron 0116 258 4769

Yvonne Kenmuir-Hogg Matron 0116 258 4769

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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