Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner (Trainee)

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a department expansion within our forward thinking endoscopy unit, an opportunity has become available within the gastroenterology directorate for the position of a trainee Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner.

This desirable post is suitable for a candidate with a proven track record ofendoscopy clinical care, to include therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopytechniques and procedures and the willingness and aptitude for self-directed learning in endoscopy.

Informal conversations are welcomed and encouraged.

Main duties of the job

The trainee Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner will work as part of the current Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner team to learn clinical endoscopy procedures to support the Gastroenterology and Surgical clinical colleagues in the Endoscopy Unit. Candidates will be supported on a training programme to incorporate either upper or lower procedures. This may involve travel and overnight stays to accommodate the course, so flexibility is essential.

For this role, Annex 21 will be applied with the following terms:

Starting salary would be 75% top of band 7 until completion of the first modality. For the second Modality, you will be paid 75% of the top of an 8a.

The candidate will be expected to perform their first modality independently whilst studying for the second modality. The band 7 post-holder (with Annex 21 applied) will also be expected to facilitate IDA clinics and pre-assessment clinics on a rotational basis.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • 1st Level Registered Nurse


  • Educated to Degree Level
  • Masters degree or equivalent

Knowledge and Training


  • Evidence of postgraduate study and continuous portfolio
  • Evidence of Professional Development
  • Willingness to commit to programme of theoretical and practical study
  • Cannulation, Venepuncture and IV medication administration
  • Knowledge and understanding of JAG and GRS accreditation requirements


  • Evidence of teaching (including preceptorship)
  • Competence in the use of diathermy (ERBE) with an understanding of health and safety for yourself, patients and staff



  • Extensive experience within Gastroenterology / Endoscopy
  • Evidence in Endoscopy at a senior level


  • Evidence in Endoscopy at a senior level
  • Experience of delivering outpatient provision (clinic/nurse-led) inclusive of new patients / follow ups and rapid access criteria
  • Previous Clinical Nurse Specialist experience

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital




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