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Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2221751-WOM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Women's & Children's
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£18,813 - £20,795

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of a Nursery Nurse at the Leicester General Hospital. The maternity services in Leicester provide midwifery and Obstetric care for in excess of 10,000 women per annum.

As a valuable member of the ward team you would be responsible for providing a safe and welcoming environment for newborn babies, mothers and their families. You would be liaising closely with the baby care assistant and peadiatrician to ensure neonatal examinations are carried out and documented efficiently. You will also following a comprehensive training programme, performing observations and relevant screening on babies as required and also assisting women with their chosen method of feeding.

You will take responsibility for the nursery, when working on a ward, ensuring that all necessary equipment is available and ready for use. The role is fully rotational and you would also be expected to provide support to the wards and delivery suite. You will be expected to work a 11.5 hour shift pattern over days, nights, weekends and bank holidays. We are not able to offer a fixed shift pattern.

You must possess NNEB/ BTec National Diploma Level 3 or equivalent and have post qualification experience, some of which must be in baby care. Maths/English GCSE grade C or equivalent is essential and you must provide the evidence for these qualifications at interview.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nichola Cammiss - Acting ward manager,,

Tel: 0116 258 8821/4848

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.

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