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Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

Job Reference: 292-1660199-ND-C

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum + 5% HCAS

The Role

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic nurses to be part of our team and are currently looking for enthusiastic nurses who are interested in their own personal development to join our expanding JAG accredited Endoscopy Unit.

Previous endoscopy experience is beneficial but not essential as a full training package will be provided. However you must be a motivated team player and be able to demonstrate commitment to your own professional development.

With over 7500 procedures carried out last year and a projected increase of 4% each year, the team has a clear direction and strategy to cope with this expansion. The Endoscopy Unit has JAG accreditation status with the inspectors commenting our service was “A patient focused service which has safety and quality at its heart” and found a “high level of staff engagement”. This glowing report shows the Endoscopy Unit continues to benefit from significant investment in the environment, equipment and our people. Staff development is our top priority to meet our expected future demand, with several of our existing nursing team already enrolled in anesthetic and nurse endoscopist training.

We have exciting opportunities to develop staff in research and to involve staff in piloting our straight to test pathway which is now live. There has never been a busier or more exciting time to join us.

We have experienced staff willing to support you in providing the highest levels of care to our patients. We pledge to support your personal and professional development, with exposure to the entire perioperative pathway and a wide range of specialties and learning opportunities, including rotation between the Endoscopy Unit and Harvey Ward, our gastroenterology ward.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jo Taplin, Ward Manager -

01279 444455 ext 2472

Natalie Gray, Matron -

01279 444455

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst "building for excellence" and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff "at risk"

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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