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Nurse Endoscopist

NHS AfC: Band 8b

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NHS AfC: Band 8b
37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington health
£52,306 - £60,983 per annum excl HCA
30/08/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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The Whittington Health JAG accredited Endoscopy Unit are looking for a Nurse Endoscopist. The Endoscopy Unit has 3 endoscopy rooms with a plan to increase to 4 and both stage 1 and stage 2 recovery areas for patients post procedure. In addition to GI endoscopy, bronchoscopy lists are also performed.


The postholder will provide a clinical role in a nurse led endoscopy service for patients who are undergoing assessment and investigation for gastrointestinal disease. You will be able to perform diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures and follow agreed protocols.


The postholder should be a positive self-starter who will lead the nurse endoscopy programme and provide senior training to future Trainee Nurse Endoscopists.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquires please contact the endoscopy department who can arrange a visit to the unit