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

  • Senior AICU Fellow with a specialist interest in ECMO and Transport

    Applications are invited for Senior AICU Fellow post with a specialist interest in ECMO and transport.   We are seeking a highly trained individual committed to Intensive Care Medicine, with an interest in severe acute respiratory failure, ECMO and transport. The unit is committed to developing ...

  • Locum Consultant Oncoplastic in Breast Surgery

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST MSS Clinical Management Group Locum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon in Breast Surgery on a 12 month fixed Term Contract. ...

  • Consultant Neuro-ophthalmologist

    CONSULTANT NEUROLOGISTS Applications are invited for 1 whole-time consultant in Neuro-Ophthalmology. This is a replacement post which will enhance the current establishment of NHS staff of the Department of Neurology, and the Neuro-Ophthalmology service. This post is designed to build close working ...

  • Trust Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Opthalmology

    Applications are invited for the above post which offers advanced specialist training in Ophthalmology Oculoplastics, Lid, Lacrimal and Orbital Surgery based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The post is a replacement post and is to commence on 2nd ...

  • Consultant in Anaesthesia

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST Consultant in Anaesthesia Applications are invited for a whole-time or part time Consultant in Anaesthesia. It is an exciting time to join our welcoming and friendly team of 59 Anaesthetic consultants based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The successful ...

  • Trust Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Ophthalmology

    The post is for a Junior Fellow (SpR grade) in General Ophthalmology and is based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The Leicester Royal Infirmary provides the ophthalmology service for Leicestershire, a district with a population of one million....

  • Trust Grade Doctor - Core Level

    Trust Grade Doctor (Core Level) – Maxillofacial Surgery Applications are invited for Trust Grade Doctors at Core Level. Applications are invited to join our dynamic team at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Successful candidate will take up post for a fixed period of 12 months. Full GDC required at ...

  • Trust Research Fellow (ST3+) in General Surgery

    The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) are inviting applications for the research fellow (ST3+) post in General Surgery. The successful candidate will be able take up post for a period of 12 months initially with a view to this being extended by mutual agreement. The basic salary for ...

  • 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 ...

  • Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Full Time Consultant in Medical Oncology (HpB and Lung tumour sites). The post is based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary with some clinics and MDTs at Glenfield Hospital and Leicester General Hospital, but provides advice across the whole Trust and for the community. This post will give the ...

  • Consultant in Emergency Medicine

    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 incorporates a ...

  • Trust Senior Corneal Fellow (ST3+)

    This post offers advanced specialist training in Cornea 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 year. The Leicester Royal Infirmary provides the ophthalmology service ...

  • Trust Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Vascular

    TRUST CLINICAL FELLOW ST3+ in VASCULAR SURGERY University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to apply for ST3+ Registrar to work in the Vascular Surgery Service within University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. This ...

  • Consultant in Neuro-Rehabilitation

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST CONSULTANT IN REHABILITATION MEDICINE Applications are invited for a whole-time Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine. This is a new post which will give an exciting opportunity to develop rehabilitation services in Leicestershire by enhancing the current ...

  • Healthcare Scientists

  • Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

    We are currently looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated Dispensing Assistants to join our Pharmacy team at University Hospital Leicester.The primary role is the dispensing and issuing of medicines for inpatients, out patients and TTO's for discharge. This includes the dispensing of controlled ...

  • Apprentice Biomedical Scientist

    Biomedical Scientists form the main part of the workforce of pathology laboratory services. They are responsible for testing samples from patients to support doctors and healthcare professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has pathology ...

  • Pre-Registration Optometrist

    An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Pre-Registration optometrist to join the optometry unit for the period Autumn 2020-2021. The department of ophthalmology is a busy and well equipped service. The optometry unit provides pre-reg optometrists with broad experience in many areas of ...

  • Team Leader and Quality lead (for bacteriology)

    Team Leader/ Quality Lead in Bacteriology Applications are invited from HCPC registered experienced Specialist Biomedical Scientists with an MSc, FIBMS or equivalent. The ideal candidate must have a wide experience of all aspects of Bacteriology diagnostic testing as well as service delivery ...

  • 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 ...

  • Biomedical Scientist

    Applications are invited from individuals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, energetic, skilled and confident in their technical abilities to apply for the post of Biomedical Scientist (Band 5) in bacteriology within our Clinical Microbiology Laboratory based at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Applicants ...

  • Lead Paediatric Clinical Trial Pharmacist

    Pharmacy Department Lead Paediatric Clinical Trials Pharmacist (60/40 spilt post) Up to 37.5 hours per week This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist to join our team of Paediatric Pharmacists and Pharmacy Clinical Trials team at University Hospitals of Leicester ...

  • Administrative & Clerical

  • Rotational Pharmacy Technician

    Rotational Band 4 Pharmacy Technicians Are you a registered Pharmacy Technician looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you are a Pre registration Pharmacy Technician due to qualify in the next few months who wants to embark on a career in hospital pharmacyDo you want to develop yourself and our ...

  • Assistant Director of Finance

    This is a genuinely exciting time to be joining one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, as they embark on a period of positive change. The Assistant Director of Finance (Financial Services) is a newly created role to support the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Financial Officer in ...

  • Senior Information Analyst

    This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Information Analyst to become part of a busy team and contribute towards meeting the key business requirements of the Trust and support it's journey in "Becoming the Best" The Corporate Nursing , Staff Bank Team & Electronic Rostering Team plays a ...

  • Research Assistant

    This post is Fixed-Term for 3 months to cover Maternity Leave. We are seeking a Research Assistant, with advanced experience in IT and a high level of data management skills to join the Academic Team of Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Surgery (AToMS) based at Leicester General Hospital, led by Prof ...

  • Pharmacy Administrator

    Established in 2016, TrustMed Pharmacy provides exceptional, accessible and innovative healthcare and outpatient pharmaceutical services to patients, staff and the local community. Operating from dispensaries at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General and Glenfield Hospital, TrustMed ...

  • Allied Health Professionals

  • Maintenance Assistant

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST   Mechanical Maintenance Assistant   (BAND 3)     The Medical Physics Equipment Management Service (MPEMS) requires one dynamic Mechanical Maintenance Assistant, to take a key role within the service. This is a demanding position and you will play a ...

  • Orthoptist

    We require an enthusiastic and motivated orthoptist with clinical experience to join our team of 15 orthoptists. The Ophthalmology Unit in Leicester employ 26 Consultant Ophthalmologists including 4 paediatric ophthalmologists with a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology. The Orthoptic ...

  • Pharmacy Logistics Assistant

    Full time 37.5 hours per week:We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to fit into our existing Pharmacy Logistics team in the Pharmacy Department at University Hospitals Leicester. Key duties for the post include: - Receive all incoming pharmacy goods, checking that they are correct ...

  • Discharge Support Assistants

    Ward 34 and Acute Frailty Unit Leicester Royal Infirmary Discharge Support Assistant A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic pro-active individual to work as a Discharge Support Assistant. This will involve working on a busy medical admissions unit. We are looking for people who will ...

  • 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 ...

  • Senior Cross Section 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 last year. It is based on three hospital sites and employs over 12,000 staff. With one of the largest Managed Equipment Service ...

  • Specialist Pharmacist (Rotational)

    We are excited to invite applications from highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to come and work at the University Hospitals of Leicester in our new Band 7 Rotational Pharmacist programme. We recognise that as a Band 7 Pharmacist, you may be undecided as to what career path to follow. This ...

  • Band 5 Senior Technician – HIV and Infectious Diseases

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, patient focused pharmacy technician to lead the delivery of Pharmacy Services from the Jarvis Pharmacy Satellite based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The Jarvis Pharmacy Satellite is based in the Jarvis Clinic and provides a full pharmaceutical ...

  • Additional Professional Scientific & Technical

  • 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 and Haematology services. You should be conscientious, reliable, have good ...

  • Radiology Department Assistant

    You will be an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, working under the direction and supervision of an appropriate Registered Health Care Professional to provide high patient care and help to ensure the smooth running of the Imaging department based at the Glenfield Hospital. Working in the ...

  • Specialist Pharmacist

    We are actively recruiting Band 7 Specialist Pharmacists across a number of Specialities. In your role you will utilise your clinical experience by providing daily clinical pharmacy services to specified wards, associated areas, assisting with the training and development of others and supporting ...

  • Additional Clinical Services

  • Discharge Support Assistant

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic pro-active individual to work as a Discharge Support Assistant. This will include working on a busy frailty admissions unit . We are looking for people who will be able to work on their initiative as well as part of a team. The Discharge ...

  • TB Support Worker

    TB NURSING SERVICE Based at: Glenfield Hospital Part time 15 Hours per week , Monday - Friday An exciting new opportunity exists for a Band 3 Support Worker to join the Leicestershire Tuberculosis (TB) nursing team. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop their knowledge and ...

  • Nursing & Midwifery Registered

  • Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

    We have an opportunity for a Deputy Sister at Glenfield Hospital on Ward 23. Ward 23 is a purpose built vascular ward with 33 beds. Our patients are admitted for elective , urgent and emergency surgery. We also see patients with diabetes who are experiencing problems with wounds to their ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Midwifery Matron

    Midwifery Matron for Inpatient and Intrapartum Services University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest maternity service providers in the country with a delivery rate between 10,200 and 10,500 births, providing care for a complex, diverse population within a deprived inner city and rural ...

  • Neonatal Home Care Nurse

    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 5 Nurse vacancies available to work within the Neonatal Home ...

  • Exercise Physiologist

    UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF LEICESTER NHS TRUST CENTRE FOR EXERCISE AND REHABILITATION SCIENCE MULTI-SITE WORKING CARDIAC REHABILITATION EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST Band 6 0.57 WTE (21 hours) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced exercise physiologist to join our clinical team in the Centre ...

  • Estates & Ancillary

  • Facilities Supervisor

    We are looking to recruit a Senior Supervisor to lead our Facilities department on a day to day basis ( Catering, Domestic, Portering and Reception) at Loughborough Hospital. it is Full time position 37.50 hours Monday - FridayWorking over a 2 week Rota - Week 1 - 7.00 - 15.00 - Week 2 - 12.00 - 20....

  • 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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