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Endoscopy Staff Nurse

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity for band 5 nurses to join the endoscopy team. This service is committed to the advancement of endoscopic procedures and to the development of staff. Opportunities for professional advancement of knowledge, skills and practice are a key focus. With dedicated clinical nurse educators within endoscopy to support and train new members of the team. Endoscopy services operate across the NUH, at City Hospital Campus, Queens Medical Centre Campus and Nottingham Treatment Centre. It is a requirement that all staff members can work across the three sites when staffing requires. Endoscopy is currently expanding its service to meet demand. Vacancies are full time and part time, as well as consideration of flexible working . The services across NUH provide 0800-1800 Monday to Sunday working at QMC and city endoscopy units and participation in the out of hours on call service once training has been provided. Treatment Centre Gateway H opens 0730-2100 Monday to Friday and 0800-1800 on Saturday and Sunday. If you are a compassionate and highly motivated RN/ODP looking for a challenge, then please apply through the on line application process for NUH/NHS.

Main duties of the job

This fast paced and high patient turn over area requires passionate and forward thinking staff. You must be committed to high standards of patient care and will need to demonstrate the ability to manage both acutely ill and chronically ill patients. Having excellent communication skills, along with the ability to think independently and prioritise tasks is a must. You will be providing specialist skills, supporting the clinical teams with a wide variety of endoscopic procedures. You will work closely with a Multidisciplinary Team to care for, and support patients through the service.

Specialist endoscopy skills training and supervision will be provided to all successful candidates, enabling them to become proficient in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy skills. The service provides specialist nursing to areas such as Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal services, GA in theatres as well as Respiratory and Surgical specialities, and an out of hours acute On-Call Service.

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Do you have experience of nursing in an acute hospital setting

Training & Qualification


  • Diploma or Degree in health/nursing related Studies
  • Must have current UK Registration with NMC or equivalent ODP professional regulated body.


  • Evidence of Continuing professional development

Communication & Relationship Skills


  • Ability to work flexibly and under pressure.
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Analytical & Planning, Organisation Skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care.
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations


  • Demonstrate knowledge of current issues related to the NHS and NUH

Physical Skills & Requirments for the Role


  • Must be able to participate in the 7 day out of hours on call service.
  • Able to perform patient care and tasks wearing personal protective equipment


  • Previous Gastro-Intestinal/Recovery experience.

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Hucknall Road



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