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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/11/2021.

Endoscopy Nurse

Job Reference: 349-MRI-3567541

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Trafford General Hospital, Davyhulme
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum (pro rata)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

Whether you’re a Band 5, Student Nurse or already qualified and looking to return to the profession, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has just the job. That’s because, right now, we’re looking to recruit nurses for our Endoscopy Unit here at our Trafford Site.

We are excited to be increasing activity by moving to a 7 day service improving patient access and experience (The Endoscopy service will be open Mon-Sun 8am - 7pm).

Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to work in our state of the art unit which opened in January 2018 making us one of the largest Endoscopy Departments in the North West. Trafford currently excels in diagnostic and surveillance endoscopy and providing quality patient centered care and has recently introduce a new trans-nasal endoscopy service. We work very closely with Endoscopy situated at Oxford road and, in partnership, we are working hard to commence an Endoscopy Academy for both nurses and doctors, coupled with a satellite teaching facility.

With access to 4 procedure rooms including our procedures are varied and diverse and include diagnostics, therapeutics and surveillance, gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy , colonoscopy, PEG insertion, bronchoscopy / EBUS delivering high quality care to our patients. What’s more, we also host the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) so there is a real range of specialisms to develop your skills and experience.

To succeed, you’ll 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 educator with access to some of the 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.

It really is a great chance to join a go-ahead Trust that has an integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus with state-of-the-art facilities right in the heart of Manchester. As well as offering a diverse range of services to over a million patients a year, our specialist hospitals have a real community feel and are home to hundreds of world-class clinicians and academic staff.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Julia Prescott

Job title: Endoscopy Unit Manager

Email address:

Telephone number 0161 746 2900

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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