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Staff Nurse in Endoscopy

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Due to the expansion of the Endoscopy and Treatment Unit an exciting opportunity has arisen within a busy unit for a highly motivated Staff Nurse to join our friendly and dynamic team.

We operate a 6 day week service Monday to Saturday 8am to 7pm and occasional evening clinics.

The successful candidate will be required to work in all clinical areas of the department and will be expected to participate in the on call rota to provide a 24 hour service.

Experience in working in the Endoscopy Unit is desirable however full training will be given. The post holder should have a broad range of clinical skills, have excellent organisational skills, be innovative, self-motivated, flexible and willing to cover the service. You will be supported in your role by the Unit manager.

If you are an excellent team player with a positive attitude towards developing the service then we would love to hear from you.

This post is Permanent

Hours per week: 30

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the multidisciplinary team in providing a high quality service meeting the physical and emotional requirements for both inpatients and outpatients undergoing procedures within the Endoscopy and Treatment Unit.

To work within the Clinical Governance Programme

Whilst supporting other members of staff to deliver a quality service.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • N.M.C. Level 1 or equivalent relevant qualification

Knowledge & Skills


  • Moving & handling of patients and heavy equipment
  • Manipulation of fine instruments and delicate equipment
  • Patient observations and care
  • Confidentiality
  • Accountability
  • Equality and Trust policies and procedures
  • COSHH Trust and governing body policies and practices relevant to unit



  • Technical knowledge re medical and surgical equipment
  • Patient recovery and airway maintenance


  • Previous Endoscopy experience

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the person specification for further details regarding the role requirements

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District General Hospital

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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