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Nurse Endoscopist Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP)

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 per annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for JAG certified Nurse Endoscopists to join our high performing endoscopy team. You will work alongside 5 experienced nurse endoscopists providing a nurse-led endoscopy service, working across 3 endoscopy sites including St George's Hospital (Tooting), Queen Mary's Hospital (Roehampton) and The Nelson (Wimbledon.) You will have experience in functioning independently as a nurse endoscopist in either gastroscopy and/or colonoscopy procedures, within the context of a supportive clinical team. You will work in Advanced Clinical Practitioner role and will be supported to complete a MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (where applicable), whilst demonstrating the four pillars of advanced clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will practice autonomously as an ACP to provide a nurse-led endoscopic service in OGD and/or Colonoscopy. This will encompass the skills of advanced assessment, examination, diagnosis and management or patients referred with gastrointestinal disorders and patients requiring endoscopic surveillance/screening.

About us

St George's endoscopy has an established history in providing exceptional patient-centred care and is a tertiary referral centre for EMR/ESD, ERCP, EUS and EBUS and bariatrics. In addition, we provide

o Bowel cancer screening services to the south west of London in conjunction with the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

o Basic skills and advanced endoscopy training courses in conjunction with JAG and the National Endoscopy Training Programme

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work within the multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice in England (HEE 2017) and will act as a clinical expert and professional resource to the multi-professional team, patients and carers within their specialist service. They will liaise and collaborate with colleagues in the delivery of high quality, clinically effective care, prioritising and utilising evidence based and best practice. They will work in partnership with clinical, nursing, and administrative teams.

The post holder will deliver an 80% clinical component to their role and 20% related to leadership and management, education and research.

Person Specification



  • oHigh level of work organisation, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude
  • oStrong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role
  • oHighly professional role model
  • oAbility to work across all 3 Trust sites and work flexibly across the week to meet service needs

Qualifications and Training


  • oRegistered Nurse
  • oJAG accredited Nurse Endoscopist for OGD and/or colonoscopy and polypectomy (Level2)
  • oIndependent non-medical prescriber
  • oPost Graduate qualification in speciality


  • oJAG accredited Train the Trainer
  • oMSc level in Advanced Practice or equivalent (minimum PGDip) or Completed portfolio of supervised practice in speciality



  • o7 years post-registration experience, of which at least 5 years includes speciality experience
  • oMinimum 2 years' experience as a nurse endoscopist
  • oDemonstration of experience in all four pillars of advanced clinical practice: -Clinical practice -Leadership and management -Research -Education


  • oExperience as clinical Leader
  • oExperience in an autonomous practice role
  • oPrevious experience in an advanced practice role
  • oExperience of service development



  • oAdvanced clinical assessment and history taking skills
  • oHighly developed diagnostic reasoning skills
  • oLeadership skills


  • oAble to chair, co-ordinate and facilitate meetings



  • oIn depth knowledge of GI tract anatomy, physiology and disease processes and management
  • oUnderstanding of national policy and developments within the NHS, JAG and professional bodies that impact patient care and service delivery
  • oUnderstanding of clinical governance and risk assessment
  • oUp to date knowledge of evidence based guidelines and policies

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust

Blacksahw Road



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