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Sister/Charge Nurse (XR06)

Job Description

The Leeds Renal Unit is looking for an enthusiastic, qualified registered nurse to join its busy team. The successful applicant will also be required to rotate to Seacroft Satellite Unit.

You must be dedicated to making a difference, highly motivated, dynamic and ready for the challenge of a Band 6 role.

R&S Ward, based at Seacroft Hospital, Leeds 14 is an Adult Haemodialysis Unit providing maintenance haemodialysis for patients with chronic renal failure.

Seacroft Satellite Dialysis Unit has 10 stations caring for patients with chronic renal failure requiring maintenance haemodialysis treatment. The Unit is open 6 days per week Monday to Saturday 700am to 630pm.

Applicants must have:-

At least 18 months experience at band 5.

Recognised teaching/assessing qualification

The ability to perform haemodialysis

Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Have a proven track record of multidisciplinary team working.

Have the ability to work autonomously and as part of the team.

We offer an in-service induction programme supported by the Renal Unit Clinical Education Team.

For further information please contact Senior Sister Sarah Simpson on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, helping to actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has provided its statement of intent to support all defence personnel and we welcome all applications to work for Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

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We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required. If you require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruiting manager immediately.

NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date (without further notice) if sufficient suitable applications are received.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment and will need to be renewed annually. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with a valid email address for your referees in order to minimise delays in the recruitment process. If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980.

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.

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