Registered Nurse - Endoscopy

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling opportunity?

At UHCW NHS Trust we have new opportunities for enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurses who enjoy learning new skills and explore a rewarding career in our busy ever transforming JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accredited endoscopy department. Our endoscopy unit supports multiple treatment pathways within the healthcare system across Coventry and Warwickshire.

Main duties of the job

Please note this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

UHCW NHS Trust currently has 6 endoscopy rooms over 2 hospital sites and regular availability to radiology. A plan is underway to expand the capacity with additional rooms. The unit offers upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) interventions including EUS, ERCP, EMR as well as respiratory interventions including bronchoscopy and EBUS. An out of hours GI bleed rota provides opportunities to partake in essential life saving emergency patient care.

Within the endoscopy department, nursing staff are encouraged to develop their knowledge and skills with the full support of the nursing and medical team.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You may be returning to nursing or only qualified in the last couple of years, full training and support will be offered to the right candidate.

If you are looking for job security, unique nursing skillsets, and work in a progressive University Hospital endoscopy unit, we welcome the opportunity to meet you.

The Recruitment CentreIf your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to attend anRecruitment Centre. ThisRecruitmentCentre is intended to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate how you would treat our patients and staff for whom we care, with the compassion, courtesy, respect and dignity and respect they deserve.

Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.

Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.

A competent practitioner, teaching, assessing and supervising/providing mentorship to appropriate students or junior staff.Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated, involving patients and users.

Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities to support patient care pathways

Demonstrate technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient care management including patient observations equipment management and administration of agreed invasive tests/procedures.

Utilise and ensure others utilise information and IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data.

Manage expected (and occasional unexpected) clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g. in an unexpected event.

Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.

Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

For further details of the job role please see attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualification / Training


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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospital Coventry

Clifford Bridge Road



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