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Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Don't miss this wonderful opportunityto work in our unit to become an expert in the field of Endoscopy Nursing our Endoscopy Unit is looking for a passionate Registered Nurse to join their friendly and dedicated team where you will be working on a busy and demanding but also rewarding and challenging with opportunities to learn and develop.

With a firm belief in education you will be supported in your nursing development with an open door policy to the senior sister so you know you can always rely on having an ear to discuss your future and progress.We strive to treat all staff fairly with respect and to develop you in your chosen pathway so that we mutually benefit from working together to give the best patient care we can.

You will need very good communication skills to network closely with other departments and multidisciplinary teams, and excellent patient care to manage your caseload of patients.

Main duties of the job

Your role will be to access, plan, implement, evaluate, holistic, high quality and individualised care which respects our patient personal dignity and beliefs whilst maintaining a safe working environment for patients, visitors and staff and promoting effective communication within the care team and with colleagues, patients, relatives and visitors.

Your role will be to provide and maintain the highest possible standard of nursing care including assessment and evaluation for patients in keeping with the philosophies of the endoscopy unit on which the procedures we perform include Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Bronchoscopy and more complex procedures such as ERCP and EMR with plenty of opportunities to develop your management, clinical and educational skills in this busy unit supported by very experienced senior nurses.

You will follow care pathways for patients undergoing an endoscopy procedure, ensuring pre, peri and post care is carried out to the highest standard, developing and maintain good unit management and organisational skills, assisting with the provision of an environment conducive to the education of staff.

Duties will also to include the cleaning, maintenance and safe handling of equipment

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you are passionate, flexible and willing to learn new skill we look forward to receiving your application.

For further details please see the attached JD.

Person Specification



  • RGN (first level registration)


  • Mentorship and Assessment in Health and Social Care settings (previously known as ENB 998)



  • Good Communication skills based on the completed application form


  • Flexible and Willing to learn new skill, mentioned on the additional Information.



  • Must have worked in a hospital setting for at least one year.
  • Ward environment skills that can transfer to a new setting.


  • IVI Cannulation and venepuncture.

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