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Endoscopy Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located

Whether you're a Band 5, Student Nurse or already qualified and looking to return to the profession, we have just the opportunity. We are looking to recruit one additional full-time nurse to our Endoscopy Unit here at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

We are delighted due to expansion and refurbishment of the Endoscopy unit on the Wrexham Maelor Site to move to a 7-day service and increase our nursing staff to reflect this.

Main duties of the job

Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board has access to 8 procedure rooms across the three sites. Our procedures are varied and diverse and include diagnostics, therapeutics and surveillance, gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy , colonoscopy, PEG insertion, bronchoscopy, EBUS, ERCP, Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE), all delivering high quality care to our patients. What's more, we also host the Bowel Screening Wales Programme so there is a real range of specialisms to develop your skills and experience.To succeed, you will need to be committed to delivering high quality, patient focused care with pride and respect, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to provide evidence of personal and professional development. With recent acute NHS experience as a must, we'll train you in our endoscopy services and along the way, you'll be supported by our in-house endoscopy lead with access to some of most sought after bespoke courses to progress your knowledge and experience in this field.In return for your skills, enthusiasm and commitment, you can expect some truly excellent development and progression opportunities and a comprehensive induction programme. You'll also be part of a fantastic and dedicated team that supports each other and operates with consideration and dignity at all times.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr has all the right ingredients. The largest Health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check you email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered Operating Department Practitioner


  • Diploma or Degree level or willing to work towards.



  • Substantial experience working in the gastroenterology setting
  • Evidence of contribution to practice development


  • Experience in Endoscopy nursing
  • Evidence of Gastroenterology or Endoscopy course



  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to present factual information
  • Able to maintain accurate patient records
  • Able to work in multi - disciplinary team setting
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of contributing to practice development


  • Knowledge of professional and NHS issues
  • Knowledge in relation to endoscopy practices
  • Basic I.T. skills
  • Welsh Speaker

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ysbyty Wrexham Maelor

Croesnewydd Road


LL13 7TD

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