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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 358-1756608-RRC-B

University Hospitals of Leicester
Northampton Dialysis Unit, Northampton
£24,214-£30,112 per annum


Would you like a rewarding job? Working with clients in the community? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are a small team of nurses who are committed to providing high quality care for patients undertaking dialysis
treatment in their own homes.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated nurses who wish to specialise in all aspects of renal nursing and are keen to expand their professional development. We can offer excellent training and support for nursing staff to learn more about renal nursing and you can be sure of excellent clinical support and leadership plus fantastic opportunities for career progression in the future.

We have a cohort o f approximately 50 adult patients within the county of Northamptonshire. We are based at the Northampton Dialysis Unit and have another office and clinical facilities at Kettering Dialysis Unit.

The role includes teaching patients to self-care whilst undergoing dialysis treatment for chronic kidney disease. This includes supporting them and their families in the home environment, health promotion and patient empowerment.

As this post is community based the applicant must be able to provide their own transport during working hours. Work mileage costs will be reimbursed. Relevant experience within the renal field is desirable though not essential.

Closing date:21/10/19

For further details / informal visits contact:

Andrea Francis or Nicky Nichols

Renal Community Team

Northampton Dialysis Unit

Riverside House

Riverside Way



07747776594 Andrea

07921545885 Nicky

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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