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Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Description


‘Helping Yorkshire Breathe’

We are on the hunt for enthusiastic and compassionate Band 6 registered nurses to join our diverse multidisciplinary family.

The Respiratory Service in Leeds is home to innovative, advanced practice which enhances the lives of patients with conditions such as pneumonia, asthma, COPD, lung cancer and cystic fibrosis. This is delivered by award winning and research active nurse specialists, consultants and MDT colleagues.

A Regional specialist centre and world leader in development of ward and home-based Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV), we can offer to develop your nursing practice and skills such as chest drain management, tracheostomy, indwelling pleural catheters and oxygen therapy.

What patients say about us:

‘I won't say I look forward to returning, that would be weird but as far as treatment and staff are concerned I have rarely met better’.

If you have a desire to save and improve people's lives take a deep breath and apply to join the Leeds Respiratory Service today.

Come and meet us at our recruitment day on the 24th September in Gledhow Wing, St James Hospital From 10-1500 to see what we can offer

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.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure that you read & understand the document: 'Essential Information on Applying for Jobs at Leeds Teaching Hospitals' prior to submitting your application for this post.

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. Note for Band 1 roles the Trust will pay for the cost of the DBS checks and will refund to you the cost of the update service.

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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