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.


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, nursing and support 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

  • As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in the UK, there are plenty of opportunities and different areas to develop your career
  • Our purpose is to deliver Caring at its best, and we need the best staff to do this.
  • We listen to our staff and involve them in making changes through our ‘UHL Way’ and ‘Listening into Action’ programmes. Find out more Here
  • We offer a range of options to help maintain a good work-life balance, including full time and part time hours, fixed term, flexible retirement and bank only contract options.
  • We have a comprehensive Trust induction programme for all new starters.
  • The Trust mainly operates its services across 3 sites in Leicester, with a free bus ‘hopper’ service for staff.
  • We offer learning and development opportunities and career paths for job satisfaction and personal progress. Find our more Here
  • Well-being at work is an important focus, and thanks to the staff lottery there is the opportunity to take part in a range of sports, therapies, classes and events such as quiz nights. There are also a number of staff services such as Occupational Health self-referral and Staff Counselling
  • The salary maxing scheme have a range of employee benefits, such as car, cycle and IT schemes.
  • Leicester and the surrounding areas are a great place to live with many open spaces and events. Find out more Here

 

Our Trust Values:

 

Our Clinical Management Groups

Our services are categorised in CMG’s which are:

CSI – Clinical Support & Imaging

CHUGS – Cancer, Haematology, Urology, Gastroenterology & Surgery

ESM – Emergency & Specialist Medicine

ITAPS – Critical Care, Theatres, Anaesthetics, Pain & Sleep

MSKSS – Musculoskeletal & Specialist Surgery

RRCV – Renal, Respiratory & Cardiac

CORPORATE

WOMENS AND CHILDRENS

ESTATES AND FACILITIES

ALLIANCE – Leicester, Leicester & Rutland  Elective Care

Maternity Services

We deliver around 11,000 babies each year, at home, within our Midwife led Birth Centres and on the two main hospital Delivery Suites.

We have two specialist maternity units, based at the Royal Infirmary and General Hospital, which include the following areas:

  • Antenatal Clinics including Consultant / Specialist  / Midwife and Nurse Led Clinics
  • Maternity Assessement Units where women with problems who are not in labour are assessed
  • Midwife led birth centres staffed by midwives and maternity care assistants
  • Two delivery suites staffed by midwives, doctors, anaesthetists and maternity care assistants

We also have a Birth Centre based at St Mary’s Hospital in Melton Mowbray and a dedicated Home Birth Team.

We have a Neonatal Unit at the Royal Infirmary and a Special Care Baby Unit at the General Hospital. At these units we provide intensive care, high dependency care and transitional care when it is needed.

We are the lead centre for the Regional Neonatal Network, which means that we also take babies from around the country who need our neonatal expertise.

To find out more, click Here

Childrens Hospital

The Childrens Hospital is based at Leicester Royal Infirmary and provides a range of services from surgery to cancer investigation and treatment. The heart services department is based at Glenfield Hospital.

We provide family-centred care for children needing surgical, medical and emergency treatment. We provide many paediatric services including intensive care, high dependency care, specialist surgery and respiratory specialties.

Plans have been released for the new Childrens Hospital at the Leicester Royal Infirmary site. This will include a new maternity hospital and all childrens services at the new site, including heart services and intensive care.

To find out more, click Here

East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre

Based at the Glenfield site, EMCHC is an internationally recognised unit who identify and treat congenital heart defects. They have an experienced Cardiac Team and are able to see patients close to where they live through our East Midlands Outreach Service.

To find out more, click Here

National Institute for Health Research

Leicester has a newly established Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) which allows for pioneering research into medical advancements. BRC has links with a range of industry partners and continues to seek new collaborators that have a shared determination to make advances in medicine to improve patients’ lives.

To find out more, click Here

 

Current Vacancies


Additional Clinical Services

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  • Chaplain (religious or non-religious)

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  • Renal Healthcare Assistant

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  • Senior phlebotomist

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  • Medical & Dental

  • Senior Adult Intensive Care Fellow

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  • Trust Grade - Foundation Level 2

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  • ST3+/Trust Grade on Cardiology CDU

    We are recruiting a ST3+/Trustgrade on Cardiology CDU with a special interest in acute cardiovascular medicine. This post will be based at the Glenfield Hospital which delivers a Cardio-respiratory take of approximately 40 - 60 patients per day. The clinical decisions unit (CDU) at the Glenfield is ...

  • Locum Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant

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  • Consultant Medical Oncologist

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  • Locum Consultant General Respiratory Medicine

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  • CESR Emergency Medicine

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  • Consultant Haematologist

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  • Nursing & Midwifery Registered

  • Staff Nurse Positions - Glenfield Hospital, Respiratory Medicine Ward

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  • Head of Nursing- Intensive Care, Theatres, Anesthetics, Pain and Slee

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  • Nurse/Practitioner, Deteriorating Adult Response Team (DART)

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  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

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  • Staff Nurse - Paediatric Emergency Department

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  • Senior Neonatal Outreach Nurse

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  • Research Nurse - Cardiovascular Unit

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  • Endoscopy Deputy Sister

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  • Registered Nurse Clinical Decisions Unit

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  • Immunisation Nurse or Midwife

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  • Staff Nurse Out Patients

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  • Staff Nurse

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  • Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

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  • Registered nurse

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  • Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

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  • Staff Nurse

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  • Healthcare Scientists

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  • Biomedical Scientist

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  • Specialist Biomedical Scientists Audit and Risk Co-ordinator

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  • Biomedical Scientist

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  • Administrative & Clerical

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  • Study Support Officer

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  • Clinical Research Network East Midlands Research Delivery Manager

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  • Allied Health Professionals

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  • Band 5 Physiotherapist Early Supported Discharge team

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  • Paediatrics (with specialist rotation)

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  • Sonographer

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  • Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor

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  • Senior Cross Sectional Radiographer

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  • Prehabilitation Exercise Professional

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  • Physiotherapist

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  • Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics

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  • Advanced Specialist Pharmacist - Medicines Information

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  • Additional Professional Scientific & Technical

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  • 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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