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Clinical Endoscopist

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Job summary

Band 8a

Full time / part time

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and engaged and forward thinking Clinical Endoscopy Practitioner to join our busy, friendly Endoscopy team, who will assist in developing our progressive service.

Joining a current team of four Nurse Endoscopists you would undertake your own endoscopy lists.

As a result of plans to expand the Endoscopy unit an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Endoscopy practitioner to join our well-established, endoscopy service.

You will be carrying out up to 8 endoscopy sessions per week across 4/5 days, including weekend cover and working flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

The Endoscopy Department at Rotherham is home to a friendly, diverse and accommodating team who will welcome new colleagues and support them in all aspects of their role. The team shares a passion for change, growth, quality improvement and innovation in pursuing clinical excellence.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Endoscopy Nurse / Practitioner will be an experienced practitioner who is able to demonstrate a very high degree of autonomy and complex decision making based on an application and interpretation of broad clinical policies, with a personal and professional skill in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

You will play a role in implementing agreed standardised protocols/guidelines with associated clinicians to improve organisation and delivery of high quality care according to best clinical governance models and in accordance with Trust, network and national guidelines (including BSG and JAG) for Endoscopy.

The post holder will be required to manage clinical care and be accountable for their own area of practice.

The post-holder will be an independent prescriber. Working within their own sphere of competence, they will initiate, alter and stop medication related to their field of practice as determined by assessment and in line with relevant clinical guidelines. This includes safe sedation and analgesia for endoscopic procedures.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire as part of the Integrated Care Board where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas, including workforce development. We combine our patient first approach with innovation and care against a backdrop of system working, as encapsulated in our Trust values

AMBITIOUS - We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent health care for our patients.

CARING - We embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients. We also care for each other as colleagues and for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

TOGETHER - We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve. Getting the right leaders in the Trust is critical to achieving.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, for both our patients and our workforce.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification



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  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Care Professional
  • 1st Degree (Health Related) or evidence of experience
  • Working towards specialist training to masters equivalent level ( JAG Certificate of Competency)
  • Experience of scoping in a JAG accredited unit.
  • Completion of HEE package (Non-medical Endoscopist Certificate of Competency training)


  • Non- medical Prescriber
  • Teaching Qualification



  • Experience of reporting and data analysis
  • Experience of working with reporting tools and KPI reports
  • Working as part of a team
  • Experience of working in the NHS acute sector
  • Using interactive reporting tools


  • Working with external stakeholders



  • Awareness of national developments in Endoscopy


  • Evidence of using audit to improve quality of care and service development,
  • Evidence of involvement in research.
  • A working knowledge of departmental JAG accreditation process

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