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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2019.

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Job Reference: 358-1684961-ITA

University Hospitals of Leicester
Intensive Care, Theatres, Anaesthesia, Pain & Sleep
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated and experienced individual to join the Adult Intensive Care Unit at the Leicester General Hospital.

We are looking for a forward thinking individual who is able to lead the team and who will be a key part of the critical care reconfiguration for the Trust. They will work closely with a team of band 7 Senior Sisters providing direction and inspirational leadership to them and the wider nursing and multi-disciplinary team within our Intensive Care Unit.

The post holder will be an expert clinical practitioner with extensive experience at ward manager level and be able to demonstrate a patient focused approach to care delivery. They must have experience of continuous quality improvements and be able to problem solve and initiate change. The team of Matrons work as a cross site team and you will be required to support the wider ITAPS nursing leadership.

Closing Date: 20-May-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Hollidge, Head of Nursing:

    • 0116 2585791


Jason Loughran, Deputy Head of Operations:

    • 0116 258 5791

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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