Our patients are the most important thing to us and we are constantly striving to improve the care they receive, through looking at the ways we work, ensuring our staff are highly trained and encouraging research which allows us to offer our patients the latest technologies, techniques and medicines – and attract and retain our enviable team of more than 15,000 highly skilled staff.


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About University Hospitals of Leicester

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – and increasingly specialist services over a much wider area.  Our nationally and internationally-renowned specialist treatment and services in cardio-respiratory diseases, ECMO, cancer and renal disorders reach a further two to three million patients from the rest of the country.

Wherever you work at whatever level, staff at University Hospitals of Leicester are valued and contribute to our purpose of delivering ‘caring at its best’. In Leicester you won’t just be part of a team, you’ll also become a member of the wider Trust family and enjoy living in a great local community.

We are currently recruiting for a wide range of healthcare and nursing jobs in Leicestershire.

While everyone working within the NHS can be assured of receiving the standard terms and conditions, here in Leicester we go above and beyond the national requirements.

Reasons to work at University Hospitals of Leicester

  • Fully involve our employees in local and Trust-wide decision making.
  • Support all our employees’ health and wellbeing.
  • We embrace diversity, individuality, new ideas and employees innovations.
  • Offer learning and development opportunities and career paths for job satisfaction and personal progress.
  • Offer a number of benefits that save employees money.
  • Ensure we are backed by employees with the right ‘team’ attitude to delivering caring at its best.

If you’re considering working at Leicester’s Hospitals, you can look forward to a supportive team atmosphere surrounded by the wider Trust family – and a vibrant community.

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Our Values

‘We treat people how we would like to be treated’

  • We listen to our patients and to our 
colleagues, we always treat them 
with dignity and we respect their 
views and opinions.
  • We are always polite, honest 
and friendly.
  • We are here to help and we 
make sure that our patients and 
colleagues feel valued.

‘We do what we say we are going to do’

When we talk to patients and their relatives we are clear about what is happening.

  • When we talk to colleagues we are clear about what is expected.
  • We make the time to care.
  • If we cannot do something, we will explain why.

‘We focus on what matters most’

  • We talk to patients, the public and colleagues about what matters most to them and we do not assume that we know best.
  • We do not put off making difficult decisions if they are the right decisions.
  • We use money and resources responsibly

We are one team and we are best when we work together’

  • We are professional at all times.
  • We set common goals and we take responsibility for our part in achieving them.
  • We give clear feedback and make sure that we communicate with one another effectively.

‘We are passionate and creative in our work’

  • We encourage and value other people’s ideas.
  • We seek inventive solutions to problems
  • We recognise people’s achievements and celebrate success

Current Vacancies


Healthcare Scientists

  • Bank Mortuary Assistant Technical Officer

    We would like to offer enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals the opportunity to join our small but dedicated team within the Mortuary as bank Mortuary Technical Officers.The Mortuary is a specialty within Cellular Pathology. We currently care for approximately 5000 patients a year who have died ...

  • Associate Practitioner

    We are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for a Band 4 Associate Practitioner to join the BloodTrack team within the Blood Transfusion department at University hospitals of Leicester. The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting the BloodTrack team delivering a high quality ...

  • Rotational Pharmacy Technician

    Rotational Band 4 Pharmacy Technicians Are you a registered Pharmacy Technician looking for a new challenge?Do you want to develop yourself and our service to meet the needs of patients using your skills to improve patient care in one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country?If so, we'd ...

  • Clinical Vascular Scientist

    Seeking to employ a 37.5 WTE Full Time, SVT Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist. Those training towards SVT AVS accreditation are encouraged to apply, and may be considered on Band 7 Annex 21, and will progress onto the substantive post upon SVT AVS qualification. The Leicester Vascular ...

  • Biomedical Scientist

    We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified HCPC registered Band 5 Biomedical Scientist (BMS) with technical skills to join the BloodTrack team within the Blood Transfusion Department at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL). The ideal candidate will be HCPC registered or have completed their ...

  • Perfusionist

    Clinical Perfusion Scientist We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Perfusion Scientist who works well under pressure who is looking to work in a busy Cardiac centre undertaking a full range of Perfusion techniques. The post gives the opportunity to become an important member of a team of ...

  • Allied Health Professionals

  • Pharmacy Assistant-Aseptic Services

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good interpersonaland organisational skills to work in our busy Aseptic unit within the pharmacydepartment at The Leicester Royal Infirmary. The successful candidate will requireexcellent communication skills and enjoy both an individual ...

  • Band 6 Physiotherpist

    THERAPY SERVICE Permanent position BAND 6 Physiotherapist - Medicine We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our large established team of physiotherapists and occupational therapists working on our acute medical wards. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary ...

  • Band 6 Senior Radiographer

    UHL is one of the largest Hospital Trusts in the country and treats over a million patients a year. It is based on three hospital sites and employs around 14500 staff. Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) is located close to the city centre The main speciality groupings at the LRI are Acute Medical, ...

  • Pharmacy Dispenser/ Technician- TrustMed Pharmacy

    We are currently looking for an ambitious dispenser dedicate to excellent patient care. The ideal candidate will be experienced within a busy community pharmacy environment with high volume dispensing, be willing to learn and exhibit excellent team-working skills. This is an exciting opportunity to ...

  • Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics

    Do you want to be part of an innovative team to make Leicester a centre of excellence for biologics prescribing? We are looking for a motivated, efficient and resourceful pharmacist to join the current Biologics Support Team providing complete care for patients on biologics drugs. The post will ...

  • Skin Cancer Sub-Specialty Research Lead (CRN East Midlands, Division

    Clinical Research Specialty Lead   The Clinical Research Network East Midlands is inviting applications for the role of Skin Cancer Sub-Specialty Research Lead (CRN East Midlands, Division 1). The post is open to clinicians, nurses, AHPs employed within the East Midlands region as defined by the ...

  • Clinical Lead Sonographer

    Ultrasound Clinical Lead   Recent developments within our Trust have given us the opportunity to expand the ultrasound service, with a focus on sonographer role extension, education and leadership.   We are looking for an exceptionally motivated individual to join our dynamic ultrasound team as ...

  • Sonographer

    Our services are expanding; we are actively seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated band 7 sonographers to join our forward thinking team of friendly & supportive professionals in providing a range of ultrasound examinations. High specification scanning equipment is available on three acute ...

  • Clinical Trial Assistant

    Pharmacy Department Clinical Trials Assistant (Band 3) Permanent Salary: £18,813 - £20,795 pro rata Up to 37.5 hours An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly organised, motivated and enthusiastic Band 3 Pharmacy Assistant to join our pharmacy clinical trials team at University Hospitals of ...

  • Specialist Biomedical Scientist

    Band 6 Specialist Biomedical Scientist Point of Care Testing (POCT) Fixed Term Post (12 months) We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified HCPC registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join our small but highly committed point of care team working closely with nursing and ...

  • Pharmacy Medicines Management Technician

    We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic pharmacy technician to join our friendly Cancer Services team at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Your role will involve providing a medicines management service to the Oncology, Haematology wards and Day Case areas. You will also be part of the aseptic ...

  • Pharmacy Assistant-Aseptic Services

    The aseptic service is a growing and progressive team that makes personalised medicines in specialised clean room environments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good interpersonal skills to work in our busy aseptic unit within the pharmacy department at the Leicester ...

  • Medicine Management Technician Aseptic Services

    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust   Pharmacy Department     Medicine Management Technician Aseptic Services   Grade: Band 5 Salary: £24,214 - £30,112 Up to 37.5 hours     We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good interpersonal and organisational skills to work in ...

  • Estates & Ancillary

  • Domestic Team Leader

    30 hours working in a team of 4 on a shift rota Based at Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital but can be used across all three UHL sites We have opportunities for you to join our Team working part time and full time shifts 6-2am week 1 and 2-10pm week 2, we also have weekend shift available 11-7pm. ...

  • Bank Domestic/Catering assistants

    We have the ideal opportunity for you to join our team working within our Domestic Department across our 3 UHL sites in Leicester. We currently have 20 vacancies; for BANK staff We require you to be able to work all shifts and at all times including unsocial hours across all 3 sites - Leicester ...

  • Patient Catering Assistants

    Post 1 27 hours weekly 10..00 - 17.00 days as rostered including weekends. Post 2 27.5 hourly weekly 14.00 - 20.00 The role of a Catering Assistant is to provide a high quality professional service in both the kitchen areas and on patient wards. Catering duties will include:-assisting with patient ...

  • Space Manager

    With our clear vision to provide caring at its best, our strong values, ambitious quality improvement plans and multi-million pound transformation agenda, there's never been a better time to join University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Estates and Facilities are a professional team, appointed ...

  • Maintenance Technician - Shifts

    The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Estates & Facilities are looking for 12 Maintenance Technicians who have a mechanical or electrical background with the need to be versatile and flexible to work across disciplines with appropriate training. The Trust offers a wide variety of staff ...

  • Fire Safety Specialist Officer

    University of Leicester NHS Trust are looking to recruit a highly motivated, reliable and enthusiastic Fire Safety Specialist to join their Estates and Facilities team. The position is on a permanent / full time basis (37.5 hours per week) and based from the Leicester General Hospital but travel ...

  • Space Planner

    With our clear vision to provide caring at its best, our strong values, ambitious quality improvement plans and multimillion pound transformation agenda, there's never been a better time to join University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Estates and Facilities are a professional team, appointed ...

  • Bank Patient Catering Assistants

    We are looking for flexible Staff Members to join us as part of our Catering BANK Staff within UHL to work at all three sites, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital. Working between hours 7.00 - 20.00, Monday to Friday The role of a Catering Assistant is to ...

  • Driver/Courier

    The hours of work will be between 08.00 - 18.00 Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. We are looking to recruit a Driver Courier to join our team based at Leicester Frith Hospital, Glenfield Hospital. The successful applicant needs to be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, must ...

  • Domestic Team Leader

    30 hours working in a team of 4 on a shift rota Based at Glenfield Hospital but can be used across all three UHL sites We are looking for well-motivated individual's, capable of working on own initiative to join our soft services team within the domestic and Portering department in providing an ...

  • Medical & Dental

  • Consultant Neonatologist

    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Applications are invited for 2 Consultant Neonatologist's to join our committed and enthusiastic forward-thinking team. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Leicester Neonatal Service and this post has been developed to support a planned expansion ...

  • Consultant Hepatologist

    We are seeking to appoint a Consultant Hepatologist within the department of Gastroenterology. The successful applicant will support in the delivery of high quality, timely endoscopy care, outpatient clinics, and inpatient care. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward looking department ...

  • Lead Eye Casualty Consultant Ophthalmologist

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST CONSULTANT OPHTHALMOLOGIST LEAD FOR EYE CASUALTY     Applications are invited for the permanent post of Consultant Ophthalmologist Lead for Eye Casualty This is permanent replacement post which will enhance the current establishment of NHS and academic ...

  • Nursing & Midwifery Registered

  • Staff Nurse - Short Stay Unit (SSU)

    Band 5 Staff Nurses Short Stay Unit (SSU) Ward 34 LRIWe are looking for dynamic enthusiastic nurses on Ward 34 Short Stay Unit (SSU) at the Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI). We currently have vacancies for band 5 staff nurses. The SSU is a fast paced medical environment where a wealth of experience ...

  • Education & Practice Development Nurse

    A new opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and highly motivated registered Nurse to join the Staff Bank Team to support the recruitment, education and practice development of Bank staff registered at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. UHL has over 5,000 Bank staff recruited to work across ...

  • Staff Nurse - Peterborough Renal Unit

    Peterborough Haemodialysis units Full or Part time considered An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 to work within the 2 haemodialysis units in Peterborough, caring for 144patients across the 2 units. Both units are open from 07:00 -23.00 Monday to Saturday. Our shift patterns are early 7 ...

  • Staff Nurse - Kettering Renal Unit

    Cardiovascular, Renal & Respiratory Kettering Dialysis Unit - Haemodialysis 1 post - 37.5 hours per week (3 x10 hours + 1 x 7.5 hours or 5 x 7.5hours) An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and committed nurse to share in providing a quality service to our renal patients ...

  • Senior Neonatal Outreach Nurse, Neonatal Outreach

    Exciting new opportunities and developments within our Neonatal Outreach team are available. We are seeking dynamic , enthusiastic and motivated experienced neonatal nurses . East Midlands network neonatal services currently have Band 6 Nurse vacancies available to work within the Neonatal Outreach ...

  • Staff Nurse

    The Acute Medical Unit (AMU) and Acute Care Bay (ACB) AMU Annex AMU / ACB / AMU Annex Band 5 Registered Nurses We are looking for dynamic enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to work on the Acute Medical Unit (32 beds) and the Acute Care Bay at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The area is a fast paced medical ...

  • Macmillan Acute Oncology specialist nurse

    Cancer, Haematology, Urology, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Clinical Management Group. An exciting opportunity has arisen to apply for this specialist position for someone who wishes to develop their knowledge of cancer care and expand their role. Working with other members of the Acute Oncology ...

  • Specialist Nurse/Physiotherapist in Acute and Complex Ventilation

    Specialist Nurse/Physiotherapist in Acute and Complex Ventilation Full time 6 months secondment About the Role An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, organised and experienced individual with a special interest in complex respiratory care and long term ventilation. The Long Term ...

  • Children's Urology Specialist Nurse

    University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest Trusts in the UK caring for a diverse population. We are pleased to announce a vacancy for a Band 6 position for a Children's Urology Nurse Specialist.You will receive an orientation and training package, to meet your individual learning needs,...

  • East Midlands Haemoglobinopathy Network Lead Nurse

    East Midlands Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centre Full time 37.5hrs. This newly formed post will be responsible for planning the future strategic direction and planning of the speciality for Leicester, Nottingham and the surrounding areas. You will be expected to attend regional and national ...

  • Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

    X1 Post on Ward 30 x1 Post Ward 23 Permanent or Secondment Due to promotions Speciality Medicine has an exciting opportunity for Ward Sisters/Charge Nurses to join our teams. We are looking for dynamic leaders with previous experience in an acute setting. Do you want to further your career within ...

  • Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practioner (Neonatal Transport)

    Are you motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic and looking for a new challenge? Look no further. We are a regional neonatal Transport service which covers 14 local hospitals within the East Midlands Region, transferring over 1600 babies each year. We are looking to expand our existing team of experienced ...

  • Staff Nurse

    Do you want to make a difference to people every day? Are you motivated and passionate in your work? Do you want to ensure that our Frail Older patients receive quality care? Are you looking for development opportunities? Yes? Then we want YOU! You will work closely with our entire ...

  • Staff Nurse, Children's Emergency Department

    Paediatric Emergency Department Registered Nurses – Band 5 It's not just our patients that want to get better! The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest in England and has one of the busiest Children's Emergency Departments in the country, we see approximately 55,000 ...

  • Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

    Adults Emergency Department We are looking for Band 5 Registered Nurses for the Emergency Department to work in our new Emergency department. We have undergone a major change in the provision of Emergency and Urgent Care for Leicester and Leicestershire. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS ...

  • Staff Nurse

    Registered Nurses - Emergency Decisions Unit, Emergency Department The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest in England and is one of the busiest in the country. Caring at its Best is at the forefront of our agenda and we pride ourselves on delivering a high quality, ...

  • Staff Nurse - Childrens

    Proudly Providing Children's Heart Services Band 5 Opportunities – Children's Hospital – University of Leicester NHS Trust We have a range of Band 5 positions across our expanding and reconfiguring Children's Hospital at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. In ...

  • Administrative & Clerical

  • Project Officer - Reconfiguration

    This is particularly exciting time for Leicester's Hospitals. We have been given £450m by the Government to provide a host of new facilities and reconfigure services between our three main sites. Flagship projects include a new Children's Hospital, a new Maternity Hospital, a new Treatment Centre ...

  • Head of Strategy and Planning

    Our world is increasingly complex but the most elegant strategies are often the simplest and the most successful are the ones developed by listening hard to other people's ideas. We are looking for a Head of Strategy and Planning who will work with our clinical teams to develop successful ...

  • Ward Clerk (Oncology & Haematology)

    An opportunity has arisen for a Ward Clerk to work across the Oncology & Haematology Departments at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. You will primarily be covering five days a week Monday to Friday but will be expected to work weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis to ensure all departments ...

  • Whatever stage you are at in your career, if you interested in finding out what it is like to work here at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, then please get in touch…

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