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


Medical & Dental

  • Trust Senior Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Ophthalmology

    Trust Senior Glaucoma Fellow Applications are invited for the above post which offers advanced specialist training in Glaucoma to be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The post is to commence as soon as possible for a fixed-term period of one ...

  • Locum Subspecialist Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon

    Applications are invited for 1 whole-time Locum Subspecialist Consultant Gynaecological Oncology Surgeon. In a University Hospitals of Leicester Gynaecological Cancer Centre for 12 months This is a locum post arising from a colleague moving into an academic post and has Weekly operating sessions ...

  • Locum Consultant Anaesthetist

    UHL is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population. We serve the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and specialist services over a much wider area. Applications are invited for enthusiastic and ...

  • Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine

    Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine UHL is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in the UK. The Emergency Department (ED) is based at Leicester Royal Infirmary where we currently see 240,000 patients a year. The new emergency department was completed in April 2017. The new build ...

  • Specialty Doctor

    The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is currently seeking to appoint a Specialty Doctor in the Department of Anaesthesia. The post will be based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital. The successful candidate must possess full GDC registration. We are one of the ...

  • Consultant in Dermatology

    Consultant DermatologistApplications are invited for the post of Consultant Dermatologist based in the Department of Dermatology at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, part of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.This post will be offered as a full time post (10PA) working both within UHL but ...

  • Respiratory ST3+ Trust Grade

    Trust Grade Respiratory Registrar – Glenfield Hospital Glenfield Hospital is one of the largest Respiratory centres in the UK with a national and international reputation for high quality clinical services and research. As a result we are able to offer an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate ...

  • Consultant in Palliative Care

    Consultant in Palliative Care   We're looking for an enthusiastic, engaging Palliative Medicine Consultant to join the dynamic and friendly Palliative Care Team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. This is a 1 WTE replacement post and is predominantly based at Leicester Royal ...

  • Consultant in Rheumatology

    Consultant Rheumatologist 1 x Consultant Rheumatologist post (10PA with possible additional PA's) Applications are invited for 1x full time Consultant Rheumatologist posts based at this busy teaching hospital. The Rheumatology Unit is based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, which is part of the ...

  • Consultant in Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Consultant Gastroenterologist We are seeking to appoint a Consultant in Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 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 ...

  • Allied Health Professionals

  • Clinical Trial Pharmacy Assistant

    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Pharmacy Department Permanent (0.4 WTE) Clinical Trials Pharmacy Assistant (Band 3) Salary: £19,737 - £21,142 pro rata 15 hours per week LGH SITE An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly organised, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our ...

  • Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Acute Paediatrics

    An exciting opportunity has arisen University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust for the appointment of a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Paediatrics to cover maternity leave until September 2021. The successful applicant will work alongside the established paediatric physiotherapy team, which ...

  • Band 6 Interventional Radiology Radiographer

    This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated radiographer to join our friendly multidisciplinary team. Previous Interventional Radiology experience is desirable, but not essential as full training and support will be provided. The University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest ...

  • Medicines Management Technician - Renal Transplant

    We have an exciting opportunity for a medicines management technician to join the Leicester renal pharmacy team. We are an integral part of the renal unit leading on medication related issues and working closely with other members of the renal multidisciplinary team. We deliver a high quality ...

  • Senior Radiographer

    Band 6 CT/MRI Radiographer Based at Leicester General Hospital University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) has a vision to deliver Caring at its best and is one of the largest Trusts in the country, treating over a million patients last year. It is based on three hospital sites and employs over 12,000 ...

  • Senior Cross Sectional Radiographer

    University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) has a vision to deliver 'Caring at its best' and is one of the largest Trusts in the country, treating over a million patients each year. It is based on three hospital sites and employs over 15,000 staff. With one of the largest Managed Equipment Service ...

  • Ageing Co-Clinical Research Specialty Lead (CRN East Midlands, Divisi

    Clinical Research Specialty Lead The Clinical Research Network East Midlands is inviting applications for the role of Ageing Co-Specialty Research Lead for the north of the region (CRN East Midlands, Division 5). The post is open to clinicians, nurses, AHPs employed within the East Midlands region ...

  • Nursing & Midwifery Registered

  • Patient Safety Co-ordinator

    This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and organised individual with a clinical midwifery background to work within Patient Safety within the Women's and Children's Services at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust. UHL Women's and Children's Services are currently based across ...

  • Staff Nurse - Day Surgery Unit

    Hinckley and District Hospital, Alliance part of University Hospital Leicestershire Would you like to join the established team as a Band 5 Day Unit Staff Nurse at Hinckley and District Day Surgery Unit? The post holder would ideally be an experienced Staff Nurse with surgical experience, excellent ...

  • Staff Nurse

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our team in Fracture clinic. As part of our team you will be responsible for the smooth and safe running of allocated clinics. You will need good interpersonal and effective communication skills with a ...

  • Staff Nurse - Glenfield Hospital Clinical Decisions Unit

    Experienced Staff Nurse positions are available with Support and Development as appropriate. Due to service expansion and development a number of opportunities have arisen for Experienced 1st Level NMC Registered Nurses to join our team at Glenfield Hospital working as a Staff Nurse in the Clinical ...

  • Associate Transfusion Practitioner

    Band 5 Assistant Transfusion Practitioner - Blood Transfusion.We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified nurse/midwife or ODP to work as part of the Transfusion Practitioner team. The successful candidate will be expected to work across all 3 UHL sites. The primary site will be Leicester ...

  • Deputy Sister / Deputy Charge Nurse

    An opportunity has arisen for 2 permanent Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse positions on Ward 19 Childrenʼs Ward at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Ward 19 is a Childrenʼs surgical Ward, that specialises in caring for children with various orthopaedic , ENT, maxifacial, plastic, and trauma surgery . You ...

  • Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

    We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual for this exciting role delivering Occupational Health services to NHS organisations and other companies in and around Leicester / shire. The University Hospitals of Leicester Occupational Health Service is one of the biggest NHS services in ...

  • Staff Nurse

    University Hospitals of Leicester Loughborough Renal Unit Exciting opportunities for Registered Nurses We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated registered nurses to join our team at the Loughborough Renal Unit. You must be a first level nurse, newly qualified nurses may apply. Previous ...

  • Theatre Practitioner/Nurse (Various Teams)

    Busy, but exciting theatres, seek focused and hardworking individuals for long term commitment! University hospitals of Leicester (UHL) are going through an exciting period of change. We are reconfiguring our services to improve our patient experience; as well as providing better working ...

  • Discharge Nurse Specialist

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic and forward thinking Discharge Team within UHL, predominantly at the Glenfield Hospital and Leicester General Hospital as a Band 6 Discharge Nurse. To co-ordinate and facilitate the effective, appropriate, safe and timely discharge of patients ...

  • Clinical Skills Facilitator

    We are looking for a full time member of staff to join our existing team. You must be an enthusiastic registered practitioner who is passionate about delivering high quality education which includes Clinical Skills, resuscitation and simulation training to all Medical, Nursing, Allied Health ...

  • Resuscitation Tutor

    This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and registered practitioner, to be part of UHL's Resuscitation Service. The post holder will support the Senior Resuscitation Officer in all aspects of Resuscitation Service. This will include: The delivery of resuscitation training, Responding ...

  • 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 ...

  • Administrative & Clerical

  • Category Specialist

    An exciting opportunity exists for a Category Specialist to work within the Procurement and Supplies Department of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced procurement professional to support the delivery of projects and improvement programmes ...

  • Hepatitis C Community Liaison Officer

    A unique opportunity has arisen for 2 x Band 5 Community Liaison Officers to work closely with the hepatitis Clinical Nurse Specialist team & Peer Support team at the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL), focusing on identifying & supporting patients in drug & alcohol, hostel and rehab centres ...

  • General Manager REDS Team

    The ITAPS Clinical Management Group comprises Critical Care, Theatres, Anaesthetics, Pain and Sleep Services and plays a fundamental role in acute and elective health care in UHL. This exciting area of Healthcare is central to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland plans for the future, with a ...

  • Service Manager - Ophthalmology

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within the department of Ophthalmology to appoint a Full time permanent Service Manager with a range of development opportunity. Ophthalmology is the largest outpatients service in University hospitals of Leicester which includes a busy eye casualty and dedicated ...

  • Additional Clinical Services

  • Meaningful Activities Facilitator

    This a rotational post which may include evening and weekend working. Do you enjoy a challenge and being creative? Are you passionate about improving the wellbeing of people living with dementia? Would you value working as part of an established team in an acute hospital? This is a unique and ...

  • Renal Health Care Assistant

    Renal & Transplant RRCV Wards 10 and 17 Leicester General Hospital Band 3 Posts – Full Time, Part time, working flexibly/ Internal Rotation   An exciting opportunity has arisen on ward 10 and ward 17 for Band 3 Renal Health Care Assistants (RCA) within renal services presently based at Leicester ...

  • Healthcare Scientists

  • Senior Cardiac Physiologist

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER East Midland Congenital Heart Centre Cardiac Investigations – Band 6 Cardiac Physiologist in the Congenital and Paediatric department. Job Share and Part Time hours will be considered   This is an exciting opportunity to join the renowned East Midlands Congenital ...

  • Pharmacy Dispenser

    JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Dispenser SALARY: Negotiable RESPONSIBLE TO: Pharmacy Manager ACCOUNTABLE TO: Superintendent Pharmacist REPORTS TO: Pharmacy Manager JOB SUMMARY To support the efficient delivery of a hospital outpatient dispensing service, working with the pharmacy team to ...

  • Specialist Biomedical Scientist

    We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified HCPC registered Band 6 Biomedical Scientist (BMS) to work as part of our team in the Blood Transfusion Department at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL).The successful candidate will be will be working within UHL. Although there will be a ...

  • Chief Cardiac Physiologist (Cath Lab)

    East Midland Congenital Heart Center Cardiac Investigations – Band 7 highly specialised in Catheter and Rhythm management Job Share and Part Time hours will be considered   This is an exciting opportunity to join the renowned East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre (EMCHC) during a time of ...

  • Specialist Biomedical Scientist

    An opportunity has arisen for a full-time HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientist with demonstrable Histology experience to join our dedicated and busy team in Leicester. Candidates are required to hold the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Histopathology; a successful candidate without this portfolio ...

  • Additional Professional Scientific & Technical

  • Senior Respiratory Physiologist

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic Senior Respiratory Physiologist to join our busy, well-equipped department.   You must be proficient in a range of comprehensive procedures in both adults and paediatrics including spirometry, lung function ...

  • 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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