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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/08/2019.

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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1830071-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
LRI, Leicester
£30,401 to £37,267 per an

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Outpatients department at the LRI and LGH as a Deputy Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse post (band 6 secondment). If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity, one that would develop your current skills, this could be for you. Outpatients is a busy specialist area, caring for a wide range of patients attending General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Colorectal, Dermatology, Rheumatology and General medical clinics.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and passionate individual with experience supporting colleagues /juniors to assist in the day to day management and leadership of this already effective team. You will be required to take charge of the team whilst providing direct clinical care and support to our patient groups as well as support and leadership to our valued staff. This post is an ideal opportunity to develop clinical, managerial and leadership skills. As an effective leader and role model you will work flexibly as a member of the clinical team. In support of the Department Sister and Matron you will work to ensure standards are maintained, evaluated, initiated and where necessary improved.

You will be an effective role model and be involved in helping to develop all aspects of the ward including provision of policies and procedures. If you are flexible, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and can be receptive to change in a challenging, developing environment then we would welcome you application.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact Sister Sadie Hall 0116 2586036

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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