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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/12/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1754548-ESM-C

University Hospitals of Leicester
Discharge Lounge
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,214-£30,112 per annum


An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 registered nurses to join our Discharge Lounge team. The successful candidate will be reliable,highly motivated and enthusiastic in supporting patients on the day of discharge,as well as having the ability to work flexibly with daily challenges this environment provides.

The role will offer the successful candidates the opportunity to work closely with clinical areas of all specialties based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. You will have excellent communication skills and will have a close working relationship with pharmacy,transport and the duty management team.

The primary function of the Lounge is to support safe and timely discharge across the trust.

The Lounge service currently operates from Monday-Sunday 07:30-20:00 including Bank Holidays except Christmas day.

For further details and a full specification,please refer to the job description.


Closing Date: 05/12/19

For further details / informal visits contact:

Vijaya Dookhee (Discharge Lounge Sister) on 01162047869 or Vijaya.


Gill Staton Head of Nursing or email

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.

UK Registration

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

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