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Staff Nurse

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
North Shields
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Northumbria Endoscopy Trust wide Service is expanding. It is exciting times in Endoscopy with increased demand for our services. Our team is continuously developing and the Trust wide service is growing to allow greater access locally for our patients.

An opportunities have arisen for enthusiastic, dedicated Band 5 Endoscopy Nurse to join the team. The post holders will be required to work Trust-wide across all sites if and when required. Post will also include weekend working and when competencies achieved, participation on the on-call rota for the service is required.

Hours are available up to 37.5. The post holders main base will be at North Tyneside General Hospital.

The successful post holder must be able to role model compassionate and have an inclusive team work ethos to shape the creation of a collective team work culture within the Trust.

Main duties of the job

  • Reporting to the Endoscopy Unit Managers and Endoscopy Junior Sisters / Charge Nurse, the individual will be responsible for holistic patient care from admission to discharge provide cross-site cover as required provide and plan nursing care, and provide effective communication across the multi-disciplinary team.
  • In addition, a contribution to the attainment of JAG Accreditation within the Endoscopy Unit will be expected.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager
  • To be responsible for the organising and co-ordination of nursing services in the ward/department in the absence of senior staff on a regular basis.
  • To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadershipstyle which (a) engages, enables and empowers others and (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level live NMC registered Nurse
  • Evidence of qualification to undertake the supervision, teaching and assessing of students (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period).


  • Post Registration qualification in specialty
  • PP126/7
  • D32/33
  • Diploma/degree in nursing

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


North Tyneside General Hospital

Rake Lane

North Shields

NE29 8NH

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