Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a small, friendly and diverse team who welcome applicants to join us in the endoscopy department. We are looking for a friendly and committed registered nurse to join the team as we expand. We have great opportunities for promotion, further education and full supervision, mentorship and support will be offered.

We are a fully JAG accredited department with 3 procedure rooms here at Dorset County Hospital, where we offer diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, including deep sedation, anaesthetic supported lists. We also offer bronchoscopy, ERCP, Capsule endoscopy and Bowel Cancer Screening.

If you are passionate about delivering high quality care to patients and their carers, then this is the post for you.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of the team supporting patients during their procedure and recovery, admission and discharge, offering advice and guidance, health promotion and supporting patients with potential cancer diagnosis.

We are proud of our outstanding patient feedback and actively seek out and act on recommendations from our patients, to develop and improve our service.

To work as a core member of the Endoscopy team and in partnership with patients, carers and the wider multidisciplinary team in assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating high quality care, ensuring patients have a positive experience. We offer a 7 day service. Our working hours are 08.00- 18.30.

About us

At DCHFT, we pride ourselves on the care we provide for our patients, and on the culture, we are creating for our staff. We work hard to create a fair, inclusive environment for our staff.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them, and our vision is Dorset County Hospital, working with our health and social care partners, will be at the heart of improving the well-being of our communities.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our DCHFT Job Description and Person Specification (attached) tells you all about this role, what to expect and what is needed to succeed. When completing your application please make sure to tell us how your experience and skills fit the person specification.

Please contact us at if you are unable to view or download the attachment.

For all our roles, we are looking for staff who hold our Trust Values of Integrity, Respect Teamwork and Excellence, and who are passionate about providing the best patient care. To read more about our Trust and our Values search Dorset County Hospital online.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training.


  • RGN or allied Health professional
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


  • Supervision, Mentoring, Teaching Qualification and / or experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • 6 months post registration experience in an acute setting


  • Desirable Endoscopy knowledge and experience.

Skills and abilities


  • Ability to focus and concentrate for prolonged periods
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, patients, and visitors.
  • Time management

Employer details

Employer name

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Dorset County Hospital

Williams Ave



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