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Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-2209337-ESM

University Hospitals of Leicester
Emergency Medicine
Leicester Royal Informary, Leicester
£30,401 to £37,267 per an

We are looking for a full or part time registered nurse who is passionate about providing and leading on providing excellent patient care as a Deputy Sister/ Charge nurse for the Emergency Floor; Short Stay Unit.

The Short Stay Unit is part of the admission avoidance floor and works closely with emergency and assessment departments at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. It is a fast paced medical unit where a wealth of experience can be gained.

As well as being a Short Stay unit for a variety of medical presentations and treatments we also take direct admissions from the emergency department. The emphasis on the unit is to provide a quality short stay experience for patients.

As well as being caring and compassionate a desire to care for the acute patient both medically and psychologically is essential to lead by example in challenging clinical situations.

Excellent communication skills and organisation of own workload would also be required to enable you support your own team with development and retention on the unit as well as covering the unit in the absence of the ward sister.





For further details / informal visits contact:

Becky May

Ward Sister

Short Stay Unit; ward 34, LRI



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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