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Staff Nurse – Endoscopy (Band 5)

Job Reference: 309-NAT5SCB013-RA-T

Employer:
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Endoscopy Unit
Location:
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), London
Salary:
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum inclusive pro rata

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.


Staff Nurse – Endoscopy (Band 5)

UCLH has a deserved reputation for patient outcomes and experience which is a reflection of our workforce and its high standards. Working here is a genuine team working experience where staff are valued and actively supported to further develop skills and knowledge. As one of the largest hospitals in the UK we support nursing career pathways to Ward Sister, CNS, ANP and Nurse Consultants. UCLH is a great place to nurse.

An opportunity has arisen for flexible and committed Band 5 nurses to join our highly motivated and vibrant Endoscopy team.

About the Unit

The Endoscopy Unit at UCLH is applying for JAG accreditation and is the only European Society of GI Endoscopy training centre in the UK. UCLH has also been a designated Bowel Cancer Screening Centre for the North Central London Sector since 2007, covering Camden, Islington, Haringey, Enfield and Barnet.

The unit currently has 7 procedure rooms and a 15 cubicle Endoscopy Hub. Patients have various Endoscopy procedures including, cystoscopies, colonoscopies, gastroscopies, PEG insertions, E.R.C.P’s, and Bronchoscopy’s. We also run the laser lists for the National Medical Laser Centre which treats patients with Barretts Oesophagus strictures and cancer patients.
The Unit also hosts regular seminar days with audio and video links into our specialist endoscopy rooms for visiting Doctors and Nurses from other Hospitals in the UK and overseas.
About You

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses who have consolidated their learning with post-registration experience at band 5 level in an acute setting and who show a commitment to personal and professional development.

Experience in Endoscopy is desirable, however, training and supervision will be given to the successful applicant enabling them to gain skills in both diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy and the assessment of patients prior to, during and post procedures.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme, and actively encourage staff to attend a variety of study day based training. We have a dedicated Clinical Practice Facilitator who will help oversee your professional development.

Our focus is always to provide the best possible patient care and our team values reflect those of the Trust: Safety, Kindness, Teamwork and Improving. If you are as passionate about patient care as we are, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Edilyn MacEda e.maceda@nhs.net




All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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