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Endoscopy Clinical Nurse Specialist

Barts Health NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inc
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available in the Whipps Cross Hospital Endoscopy unit for a highly motivated forward thinking and enthusiastic Endoscopy Clinical Nurse specialist. You will be already experienced working in Endoscopy services with sound clinical background and able to display independent practice in upper and/or lower GI endoscopy.

Consideration will be given to candidates with essential criteria without endoscopy qualifications to partake in a training program to become a Clinical Nurse specialist

The Medical Directorate consists of Gastroenterology, Respiratory, Endocrinology, Infection Control, Stroke Rehabilitation, Cardiology, Palliative Care, Elderly Care with specialist areas such as Frailty and Falls/Syncopy,

Main duties of the job

The provision of a high standard of individualised holistic patient care to all patients attending the endoscopy unit and Gastroenterology Service.

Performing endoscopy procedures: which may include upper and/or lower GI endoscopy and to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team.

Attendance at MDT meetings in colorectal, HPB and upper GI.

Audit and self-assessment, involvement in the capsule endoscopy service, and work with the Senior Staff in the unit towards JAG accreditation.

Training other trainee Endoscopist's within the service and endoscopy nurses.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience as a trainee or trained clinical Endoscopist in an acute Trust setting.



  • Previous experience as a trainee or trained clinical Endoscopist in an acute Trust setting



  • oCan demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging health care issues. Ability to store data/ information safely and correctly



  • oRegistered Nurse who has completed Clinical Endoscopist training and is now independent in at least one procedure
  • oDegree working towards masters.
  • oTrain the trainer

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross Hospital


E11 1NR

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