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Registered Nurse-Endoscopy

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Endoscopy is a safe, compassionate service. We are person centred, committed to provide excellent, specialist care, alleviating fear and providing support for diagnosis.

Join our ever-growing Endoscopy team and be a part of the excellent service we provide.

As a department we believe in each individual and ensure everyone has the right tools and opportunities in order to develop their careers.

Well-being is at the heart of everything we do for our patients and also for each other. You will be working in a positive culture alongside Mental health First Aiders.

Main duties of the job

As an Endoscopy Nurse, you will be responsible for the everyday running of the service. This will include the patient pathway from admission to discharge, assisting the Consultant during the procedures, preparing the room and equipment for the procedures, assessments, audits, supporting junior staff and assisting the senior nurses, link roles, etc.

Our endoscopy unit is supporting and working with the Bowel Cancer Screening program, Paediatric team, Respiratory team, Capsule endoscopy, PEGs and Gastropexies, Cancer services and Gastroenterology.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification

Qualification / Experience


  • Registered nurse
  • Recent clinical experience in an Acute Trust (min 6 months)
  • NMC registration


  • Evidence of on-going personal + professional development
  • Mentor Qualification
  • Previous Endoscopy experience



  • Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively
  • Ability to develop working relationships with others.
  • Patient focus approach, calm, level headed


  • Awareness of the GRS and JAG
  • Venepuncture, Cannulation, IV drug administration.

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Ethelbert Road



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