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Paediatric Cardiac Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 358-1747651-CHI

University Hospitals of Leicester
EMCHC Cardiac Liaison
Leicester Glenfield Hospital, Leicestser
£30,401 - £37,267

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our well established Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Specialist Nursing team.

The team are based at the East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre (EMCHC) at Glenfield hospital, but the successful candidate will also be delivering support and expert knowledge in specialist clinics throughout the East Midlands Network, liaising with local teams and the wider multidisciplinary team to ensure a seamless service for families.

The children’s department within the EMCHC is in the process of relocating to the Leicester Royal Infirmary as part of the first phase of the new children’s hospital development.

This is a specialist role providing information, advice and support to children and families where a diagnosis of congenital heart disease has been made.

The successful candidate will be a knowledgeable and experienced paediatric cardiac nurse, with excellent communication skills, an ability to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team. You will be responsible for maintaining your own caseload and provide ongoing support to patients and families and liaising with multidisciplinary teams throughout the East Midlands Network

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Bowcutt- Senior Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Nurse Specialist

0116 256333 / 07950 854928

Carol Stevenson - Matron EMCHC

07949287467 email:

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.

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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