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Registered Nurse - Endoscopy

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has risen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our endoscopy team.

Endoscopy is a developing area of work with exciting developments coming in the future. Our team currently delivers excellent patient focused care within the acute hospital setting as well as a satellite room within the community.

The role will involve working between the acute Ipswich site and our satellite room within the Grove Medical centre in Felixstowe, until further developments are made within the acute site. This will include being part of the upper GI bleed out of hours on call rota.

Main duties of the job

Prepare the theatre room including the setting up of equipment, gathering the supplies required for specific procedures, ensuring waste is kept to a minimum.

Ensure the Patient Records are completed in a timely and accurate way.

Act as role model / preceptor for student Nurses, learners, junior nurses and HCAs, where appropriate and participate in teaching within your sphere of knowledge).

Perform different roles including circulating or patenting within the theatre. Admitting and consenting patients prior to procedure, recovering patients within recovery and discharging patients.

Be part of collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other healthcare professionals in the organisation.

Organise own time and be responsible for appropriate delegation of staff and duties.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

Find out about living and working here -

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Recent Registered Nurse experience in an acute area


  • Endoscopy Experience

Personal skills and Knowledge


  • Registered Nurse Level 1 or 2
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Relevant teaching and mentoring qualification

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Ipswich Hospital

Heath Road



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