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Clinical Practice Facilitator-Endoscopy

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
The overall purpose of the Endoscopy clinical practice facilitator role is to provide clinical leadership to the nursing and multi-professional team within the Endoscopy unit. This includes acting as an expert practitioner for the specific team of staff within Endoscopy and further liaising, guiding and advising the greater multi-disciplinary team and external agencies on the provision of optimum patient care and endoscopy activity. The facilitator is responsible for delivering, maintaining and supporting the training of the Endoscopy staff for the Trust in a range of routine and complex therapeutic Endoscopy procedures performed including the emergency endoscopy service. The role is also to support staff to achieve and maintain endoscopy competencies and feel competent and confident to deliver the care required in line with evidence base practice as well as Trust local policies and procedures.

You will work autonomously although in collaboration with other professionals in delivering and maintaining appropriate endoscopy training for the Trust. The role will enable the and support Endoscopy staff from the Trust to become enhanced skilled endoscopy nurses in the wide range of endoscopy procedures and therapies performed

Main duties of the job

  • Maintain own clinical competence with all aspects of Endoscopy practice and clinical skills
  • Demonstrate up-to-date clinical knowledge and skill and understanding of clinical practice within the specialty to provide assurance that the clinical skills training is evidence based and current, acting as both a role model and resource to colleagues
  • Work within the clinical environment to provide clinical leadership and supervision within a practice development context
  • Support new and current staff to gain confidence and enhance their communication skills to become part of the team
  • Guide and direct staff to ensure each individual reaches their clinical, educational and professional potential
  • Provide clinical skills, educational support, and direction to new staff and learners to enable the ongoing delivery of high quality care to patients and their families
  • Communicate effectively within the team. Participate in motivating and supporting team members
  • Link theory to practice within the clinical setting and ensure accurate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care
  • Act as a knowledge resource
  • Act as a role model clinically by ensuring own practice is of a high standard
  • In conjunction with all staff ensure all staff are trained to use medical equipment safely and for the purposes that it was intended

About us

At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience, Audit and Quality


  • Registered Nurse with Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • 5 years experience within the specialty of Endoscopy
  • High level of skill and competency in the area
  • computer skills to use computerised system for accessing patient information, developing a data base of staff training records and typing of correspondence and meeting minutes
  • Ability to use initiative lead a team and manage change
  • Able to work independently without supervision
  • Regular experience of taking charge and delegating duties and problem solving throughout shifts
  • Able to supervise Registered Nurses, HCAs and students effectively through effective monitoring, feedback, mentoring, clinical supervision and reflective practice
  • Committed to specialty / clinical area of work, Self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • Demonstrates ability to use audit and improve quality and encourage others to do so
  • Demonstrates awareness of research-based practice and ability to advocate it.
  • Demonstrates evidence of well-developed clinical practice, including assessment of people's health and wellbeing, and ability to plan and deliver care


  • Current knowledge and understanding of issues within healthcare/endoscopy
  • Understanding of NHS and endoscopy key targets

Audit and quality


  • Awareness of GRS, JAG and JETS as well as the national standard for education of nurses in the specialty of Endoscopy
  • Experience of consent procedures and nurse consent with knowledge of the department of health requirements for adults consenting for treatment

Employer details

Employer name

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Royal United Hospital

Combe Park



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