Staff Nurse Endoscopy

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description

Band 5 Staff Nurse - Queen's Day Unit A414 - Surgical Division, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our fast growing Endoscopy day surgery unit as a registered Staff Nurse on A414. The successful candidate will be well-motivated and enthusiastic, with a keen desire to join a busy team who pride themselves on delivering high standards of care.

A414 offers a fast paced service with four endoscopy rooms, admissions area and two second stage recovery areas, our own dedicated decontamination area and Endoscopy nurse on-call service. Patients attend our unit for various complex therapeutic Endoscopy procedures, we recover patient's that have under gone ENT and maxilla facial surgery, as well as day surgery patients from main Heygroves theatres.

We are looking for candidates that have the skills necessary to support the multi professional team in facilitating excellent patient care throughout the Endoscopy day surgery environment, with a specific interest in Endoscopy or Recovery.

The variety of work carried out offers vast learning opportunities and having a flexible approach enables continuous personal and professional development prospects.

You will also be part of the Endoscopy nurse 24/7 rostered on-call service, supporting the Endoscopists out of hours both in the week and weekend for urgent and emergency endoscopy procedures.

We are open Monday to Friday, 07.30 - 20.00 hrs, this may be extended to 22.00 in the future. Weekend working may become part of the shift pattern if service development necessitates the change. Hours required are full time 37.5

Informal visits are welcome. All posts will be subject to an enhanced level of disclosure. To be eligible you must be a Registered Nurse.


University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  • When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  • All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.

  • Ref: S1886KBL

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