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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/09/2019.

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Deputy Sister/charge Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1806040-CHU-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Ward 40 LRI
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum

A unique opportunity has arisen to join our established and dynamic Oncology Nursing team. We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse that has a genuine interest to develop their career within this specialty an individual who is passionate about providing a high standard of care to their patients. You should be highly patient focused, motivated, flexible and enthusiastic, keen to learn new skills and have a passion to work within the cancer care setting.

You will be responsible for Ward 40 which is a 19 bedded mixed sex oncology ward. With the support of your ward sister you will take on a leadership role in the team. As the deputy of the ward you will ensure that day to day your patients receive a high quality of care and that your team provide that standard of care and excellence that all patients should expect to be delivered. You will work along side two other deputies in the team so collectively you will build a strong leadership team with your ward sister.

This post offers excellent opportunities for the candidate with on-going self-development, supervision, coaching and access to an extensive education program.

As a Band 6 nurse you will be a team player, possess excellent communication skills and have initiative, vision and enthusiasm to continually develop yourself, the team and the service. The successful candidate will demonstrate clinical leadership and sound decision making skills. You would be part of an integrated multidisciplinary team ensuring high quality care remains at the heart of the oncology service at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Copson - Ward Sister 0116 258639/ 2586887

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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