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Clinical Endoscopist - Surveillance

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St Leonards On Sea
Depending on experience
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Endoscopist or Trainee Clinical Endoscopist to join our team within the endoscopy units at East Sussex Healthcare Hospitals. Both units are fully JAG accredited and are screening centres for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been awarded funding for an 18-month fixed term contract to establish a polyp surveillance database and monitoring framework.

We are therefore seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and enthusiastic clinical endoscopist who wants to join our friendly teams to support the continued development of the endoscopy service across our three sites. Clinical endoscopists should be adept at lower and upper GI endoscopy procedures but we do have a very good record of training and recruitment of a trainee endoscopist will be considered.

Within this role you will be one of a team who are committed to improving the patient pathway to promote and deliver high standards of patient care, outcomes, experience, safety and quality.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be a JAG accredited endoscopist with significant experience of undertaking independent endoscopy procedures or be willing to train to become a JAG accredited endoscopist. The role will require working unsupervised as an expert practitioner, performing diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures. Your application and interview will demonstrate the skill set needed to join us in delivering, developing and teaching expert care within this exciting and challenging speciality.

About us

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Onsite parking is available from only �30 a year.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

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



  • RN 1st level current NMC Registration Or registered with other professional body
  • Post graduate Qualification or equivalent skills in specialist field of practice
  • JAG accredited endoscopy training supported by relevant academic qualification
  • Evidence of on-going CPD in specialist area of practice to masters equivalent level
  • Nurse Prescribing
  • ALS/ ILS


  • Research experience
  • Experience in training Endoscopy trainees
  • Masters Degree relevant to practice
  • Accredited to undertake screening for the National Bowel screening programme



  • Autonomous practitioner with nurse endoscopist experience of carrying out diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
  • Evidence of an ability to prioritise workload for themselves and their team
  • Experience in change and project management
  • Significant experience in leading audits

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards On Sea

TN37 7RD

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