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Ward Sister

Job Reference: 358-1805950-CHU-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Oncology,Leicester Royal Infirmary
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 per an

Oncology

Ward 39/Osborne Assessment Unit Leicester Royal Infirmary

We are looking for an experienced nurse to join our team at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. An opportunity has arisen for a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse on our inpatient oncology ward and assessment unit.

Ward 39 is an 18 bedded mixed sex ward dealing with a variety of acute oncology/haematology patients. The ward also treats Brachytherapy patients and is the only ward in cancer services with a lead lined room for iodine treatments. The oncology assessment unit is a 7 bedded area with a triage chaired area for admissions into the cancer centre. These admissions are either through telephone triage, outpatient areas, GP referrals or via accident and emergency.

We are looking for a forward thinking individual who is willing to lead and develop patient care within this specialty – working to improve the patient experience. Be an effective role model, enthusiastic and motivated with the potential to develop into a strong leader. Team building and influencing skills are essential to support the team to manage the acute patients as well as those preparing for discharge.

 

You should possess excellent communication skills, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible fair and adaptable to the changing needs of the service.

 

If you are forward thinking, dynamic and have band 6 experience including leadership and management skills then look no further. In return you will have your own personal support in order to meet your own development needs.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Andy Palmer - Matron on 07950 884157 or Jenny Carlin, Deputy Head of Nursing, on 07949281548.




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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