Nursing - Staff Nurse- Endoscopy

  • Department Endoscopy
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/05/2022
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SNE-204-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time - 24 hours per week

Job overview

The Endoscopy Unit at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford are looking to recruit a Band 5 part time Staff Nurse / Operating Department Practitioner to join their team.

The post is a permanent position for 24 hours per week.

Full support & training will be given to the successful application.

Candidates should have a professional nursing/ODP qualification, drive  and enthusiasm, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and in return we will be able to offer you support towards your professional development.

Main duties of the job

The pre-assessment of patients from clinic that require an endoscopic procedure, providing skilled and considerate care during the patients admission; taking into account the patient's specific needs during the procedure; recovery and discharge; preparing the equipment and the environment to enable the procedures  to be carried out to a high standard safely .



Working for our organisation

The unit currently provides a service for both outpatients and inpatients including the following procedures: Endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy , PEG insertions, ERCP and EUS .

Patient care, experience and staff well being are at the forefront   of our philosophy. This has been recently demonstrated with us gaining our JAG accreditation and a values in practice award for safety. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential criteria

RGN, operating theatres RGN, or registered ODP

Desirable criteria

Teaching and assessing course

Experience and knowledge

Essential criteria

Awareness of relevant / current professional issues


Essential criteria

Ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team setting
Evidence of excellent communication skills including verbal, non verbal and written

Desirable criteria

Microsoft office PC and Sema Pas skills

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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