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Staff Nurse St Marks Endoscopy

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa Inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
We are looking to recruit registered nurses to join our large team of dynamic and skilled nurses working in endoscopy. Applicants need to have recent acute NHS experience. Although it is desirable to have previous endoscopy experience full training will be given.

Endoscopy Unit St Mark's Hospital St Mark's endoscopy unit is a World Centre of excellence for lower GI endoscopy. The unit consists of 6 procedure rooms. The unit carries out approximately 25,000 procedures per year. The procedures carried out are varied and include diagnostic and major therapeutic Gastroscopy (OGD), Colonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, ERCP , Bronchoscopy & Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE). St. Mark's Hospital Endoscopy Unit also hosts the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Endoscopy Unit ACAD Central Middlesex Hospital The endoscopy unit consists of 2 procedure rooms within ACAD plus a Fluro-room to perform procedure which need an x-ray facility and an emergency endoscopy room in the X-ray department in the Central Middlesex Hospital. The procedures carried out are varied and include Gastroscopy (OGD), Colonoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, ERCP & Bronchoscopy.

The successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts as the unit is open from 08.00 to 18.00 and will be required to work on an on call rota. At present the unit is open form Monday to Friday but in the future routine lists will likely run at the weekend.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the care of a defined group of patients during a shift To assist junior colleagues and student nurses in training To work as a team member with support of senior staff To support the endoscopy team in providing a unified approach to high standards ofpatient careTo support an environment that promotes excellence in nursing practice and empowers staff to develop high levels of clinical skills and autonomyWork collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and the unit collectivelyTo develop in assisting in the general management of the endoscopy unit, ultimately undertaking full responsibility in the absence of the person with continuing responsibility

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • RGN with NMC pin
  • GIN certificate
  • ongoing Personal and Professional development


  • Degree

Knowledge and experience


  • with endoscopy experience
  • works in NHS trust


  • Knowledge of JAG/GRS

Skills,Abilities and attributes


  • Cannulation and Phlebotomy skills


  • Good communication skills
  • can work under stress
  • IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


ST Mark's Endoscopy Unit

Watford Road



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