Permanent Full-Time Positions

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is recruiting nurses for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust located in Leicester, UK.

The Company

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. 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.

The Position

You will be provided with countless development and educational opportunities which will allow you to grow & progress within the specialty you are placed.

The Location

The University Hospitals of Leicester are located in the heart of the UK. The East Midlands have a diverse landscape, diverse culture and a huge variety of things to see and do.

Leicester is a city in England’s East Midlands region yet just one hour via public transport to London & Birmingham. The East Midlands is perfectly located at the heart of the UK, with a diversity of landscape, culture and things to see and do. Visit Leicester Cathedral which has stood at the city’s heart for over 900 years or the ruins of Leicester Castle, where Richard III spent some of his last days, lie in Castle Gardens, near the River Soar. If it’s shopping of food that interest you, Leicester is home to Europe’s largest covered market, and the new Highcross shopping centre provides a wealth of different local and national stores and restaurants. Truly multicultural, the Diwali celebrations in Leicester are the largest outside India. A modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, Leicester offers something of interest for all ages.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary Band 5 £23,023-£29,608
  • First 2 months accommodation free*
  • Permanent positions (37.5 hrs per week)
  • Excellent Opportunities for Professional  Development and Promotion!
  • Paid Annual Leave: 27 days + 8 Public  Holidays
  • Extra pay of up to £3000* for shift differential, over-time & weekend shifts

Relocation assistance

  • CBT exam fee of £130 refunded*
  • UK visa fee of £536 refunded*
  • Flights reimbursed up to the value of £500*
  • NNC application fee of £140 refunded*
  • Immigration Health Surcharge of £600 refunded*.
  • One month’s accommodation FREE (value £425)*
  • £200 paid to the candidate once employment begins and another £225 after 3 months of employment to help start-up cost*
  • Assistance with NMC registration

Eligibility Criteria

  • Suitable candidates will have a diploma/degree qualification in nursing
  • Minimum of 12 months of recent acute hospital experience.
  • Must be eligible to register with the NMC
  • Academic IELTS (S/L/R: 7, W:6.5) or OET Exams with Grade B in all four subsets.
  • To provide a high level of nursing care to all patients based on a strong evidence base.
  • Confident caring for patients
  • Evidence of self-development
  • Have excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Be flexible, accountable and reliable
         *Terms & Conditions apply

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