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Staff Nurse Endoscopy - Louth - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, and the development, implementation and evaluation of a programme of care specific to Endoscopy procedures.

Delivering a wide range of Endoscopic procedures and scope process and disinfection.

May be required to act as team leader when on duty.

Required to teach and act as mentor/assessor for junior qualified and unqualified staff and students.

The expectation will be that the post holder will take part in the Trusts on call bleed service as required working over 7 days a week, bank holidays and shifts as required.

Main duties of the job

Contract Type: Permanent

The Endoscopy Units' within the Trust perform a variety of standard and advanced Endoscopic procedures for both out-patients and in-patients including gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, oesophageal stenting and other specialist work is also undertaken by individual consultants. The Endoscopy Unit is presently open between 08:00hrs and 19:00hrs 7 days a week, these hours are subject to review to meet the needs of the service and evening work will be introduced at later date. Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care to patients and relatives a like ensuring privacy and dignity is maintained at all times.Reporting to the Endoscopy Sister, the successful candidate will be responsible for the decontamination of endoscopes, assisting endoscopists in the procedure room, be the patients named nurse acting as their advocate ensuring privacy and dignity throughout the endoscopy journey. They should be able to demonstrate good leadership skills, be adaptable to a changing environment and possess good written and verbal communication skills. There will be a need to work flexibly to meet the needs of the Endoscopy service, a commitment to personal/professional development is required and a teaching/mentorship certificate would be desirable.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Current first or second level Registered Nurse with NMC


  • Flips teaching and assessing or equivalent

Previous Experience


  • Committed to on-going personal development
  • Knowledge of responsibilities regarding Health and Safety


  • Endoscopy Experience

Skills, Knowledge & Aptitudes


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • IT Skills
  • Able to demonstrate good leadership skills
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development

Specific Requirements


  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Able to demonstrate evidence of commitment to own professional development
  • Show Compassion and respect for patients
  • Demonstrated the Trust's Dignity and Care Pledges


  • Demonstrate initiative to develop changes in line with the needs of the Endoscopy unit

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Louth County Hospital

High Holme Road


LN11 0EU

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