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Endoscopy Staff Nurse - EDGH

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Eastbourne District General Hospital has a busy thriving Endoscopy unit. We have a new state of the art JAG accredited purpose built department which provides Endoscopy procedures to inpatient and outpatients under taking both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. We work closely with our clinicians to provide a patient focused service.

This exciting opportunity has risen for highly motivated and enthusiastic registered nurses to join our innovative team. Our evolving department offers a superb Endoscopy specific training programme. The successful applicant will have a six week supernumerary/induction plan. We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression.

Main duties of the job

To participate within the multi-disciplinary team in delivering appropriate safe patient care in a timely fashion working towards the role of Team Leader providing clinical expertise ensuring the delivery of appropriate safe patient care.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of diploma level / degree level study
  • Registered General Nurse on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • ECDL Qualification



  • Generic pre-registration experience in a care environment
  • An understanding of the NHS
  • Ability to undertake further training and development
  • Knowledge of quality, audit and research
  • Ability to manage a clinical case load
  • Demonstrate an up-to-date skills inventory to include Basic Life Support, drug calculation and use of infusion equipment


  • Previous experience of chosen speciality
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Good IT skills

Skills & Knowledge


  • Ability to carry out a full range of nursing practice
  • Good communication skills - both verbal and non-verbal
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own and others workload
  • Basic Life Support
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment
  • Basic IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to support and teach junior staff


  • Additional skills & knowledge appropriate to specialty

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne District General Hospital

King's Drive


BN21 2UD

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