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Trainee Clinical Endoscopist

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking a motivated nurse who is ready to take the next steps in their career to train as a Clinical Endoscopist at CUH. This training post is suitable for registered nurses who have an interest in endoscopy or gastroenterology and are willing to complete a programme of study to develop the skills and knowledge required for the role.

We are a JAG accredited endoscopy unit and training facility, with a mix of medical and clinical Endoscopists. We are excited in being able to recruit a further clinical endoscopist to our team to help us maintain our high standards of care within the unit.

Through a comprehensive training programme by the East of England Endoscopy Training Academy you will be supported to become a fully competent and safe Clinical Endoscopist in upper and lower GI endoscopy.

You will need to be patient focused with a commitment to learning, the ability to undertake self-directed learning and be able to effectively manage your time.

Main duties of the job

This is a training post to become a fully independent and JAG accredited Endoscopist.

Responsible for the assessment, planning, diagnosis implementation and evaluation of care, as an autonomous practitioner with highly specialist skills.

Be responsible for implementing a clearly defined integrated approach to patient care encompassing new treatments and evidence based care

About us

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values ofTogether - Safe, Kind, Excellentsupport the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

If you require sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check you are not applying from a Red list country - Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England - GOV.UK (

Closing date is midnight on 24 April 2024

Interviews are due to be held on 2 May 2024

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse educated to degree level
  • Teaching & mentoring qualification
  • Evidence of professional continuous development and portfolio of learning
  • Advanced communication skills/counselling qualification or willingness to undertake
  • Advanced clinical assessment


  • Research module
  • Masters degree



  • Significant clinical experience in speciality (gastroenterology/endoscopy/upper or lower GI surgery)
  • Accept personal accountability for own practice.
  • Experience of formal/informal teaching.
  • Experience of initiating change
  • Understanding of evidence-based practice.
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance.
  • Understand of patient pathways its complexities and how to support the patient through this



  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of working as an integral member of a small team.
  • Adaptable to changing situations due workload and colleagues' needs.
  • Ability to undertake teaching of staff and patients.
  • Leadership Skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own workload effective time-management.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead developments in practice.
  • Commitment to multidisciplinary working.
  • Demonstrate analytical and judgmental skills.
  • Ability to quickly appraise situation and act accordingly

Additional Requirements


  • To act in a professional manner at all times in accordance with NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Capable of developing liaisons with other practice areas/academic institutions.
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent
  • Flexible approach to work, including evening and weekend working.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division A



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