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BCSP Accredited Nurse Endoscopist

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 Per Annum (Pro rata for Part Time)
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding Nurse Endoscopist team as a Bowel Cancer Screening JAG accredited Nurse Endoscopist within Mid and South Essex NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme on a permanent basis.

Our endoscopy units are based at Basildon, Broomfield, and Southend Hospitals, you will be based at Basildon Hospital within the screening hub but will be expected to undertake Bowel Cancer Screening endoscopy lists at all 3 endoscopy sites.

You should be a JAG accredited trainer for GI endoscopy and to support the MSE training leads in delivering JAG accredited training of medical and non-medical Endoscope's.

Main duties of the job

Your role is responsible for the efficient and effective provision of non-medical endoscopy in conjunction with other members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), working with the MDT and contribute to the development and delivery of high-quality endoscopy services.

You will independently undertake diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy as part of the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme as well was, on occasion general endoscopy lists and be expected to deliver up to 6 Bowel Cancer Screening endoscopy sessions per week with cross site working at the 3 sites over a 7 day working week on a rota basis.

As our Nurse Endoscopist you will use advanced level practice to encompass aspects of education, research and management but is firmly grounded in direct care provision or clinical work with patients, families, and populations, use your expertise, experience, professional and clinical judgment and demonstrate the expert nature of their practice and the depth of their knowledge daily in all aspects of their role and, as an expert practitioner, will also lead / actively engage in clinical audit +/or research related to the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening programme.

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

Are you a JAG accredited Nurse Endoscopist, then we want to her from you?

Please see the attached JD for further details of this exciting role.

Person Specification



  • 2 years clinical experience in specialty as an BCSP independent endoscopist.



  • Accredited BCSP Endoscopist

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust




SS16 5NL

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