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Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Whiston Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum
Salary period
02/11/2020 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join our dynamic and vastly developing Endoscopy Team.

About Us!

Whiston Hospitals Endoscopy Unit consists of two therapeutic Endoscopy rooms which under take upper Endoscopy, lower Endoscopy, ERCPs, bronchoscopy and EBUS. In addition we have a unit based in St Helens Hospital, which has three diagnostic Endoscopy rooms and a designated treatment room.

The role will involve working closely with the Endoscopy team made up of our Health Care Assistant’s, Nurse Endoscopists and Consultant Gastroenterologists.

Previous Endoscopy experience is desired, however training and professional support will be provided by our team of highly-skilled Nursing Staff.

The post holder will be expected to rotate across both the Whiston and St Helens Hospital sites.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate with the checking of both the Children’s and Adults’ Barred Lists is required for this post.

Interviews for this position will take place on 9th November 2020.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Acute Trust of the Year – HSJ Awards November 2019
  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Positive organisation culture of safety
  • Quality of care
  • Staff engagement
  • Staff morale
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

Lisa Smith

Endoscopy Department Manager

0151 430 1368 /

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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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Lisa Smith

Endoscopy Department Manager

0151 430 1368 /