Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

Organization: St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals

Posted: 09 February, 2020

Prescot,United kingdom


Job description

Main area Endoscopy Unit Grade NHS AfC: Band 5 Contract Permanent Hours Full and Part Time Hours Available Job ref 409-2174117 Site Whiston Hospital Town Prescot Salary £24,214 - £30,112 Per Annum Pro Rata Closing 11/02/2020 23:59 Interview date 18/02/2020 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to join our dynamic and vastly developing Endoscopy Team. About Us! Whiston Hospitals Endoscopy Unit consists of two therapeutic Endoscopy rooms which under take upper Endoscopy, lower Endoscopy, ERCPs, bronchoscopy and EBUS. In addition we have a unit based in St Helens Hospital, which has three diagnostic Endoscopy rooms and a designated treatment room. The role will involve working closely with the Endoscopy team made up of our Health Care Assistant’s, Nurse Endoscopists and Consultant Gastroenterologists. Previous Endoscopy experience is desired, however training and professional support will be provided by our team of highly-skilled Nursing Staff. The post holder will be expected to rotate across both the Whiston and St Helens Hospital sites. An Enhanced DBS Certificate with the checking of both the Children’s and Adults’ Barred Lists is required for this post. Interviews for this position will take place on Tuesday 18 th February 2020. St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running! The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission. Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time. Our latest achievements include: Acute Trust of the Year – HSJ Awards November 2019 Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018 Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018 The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings. Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal) Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018) Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015) In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas; Positive organisation culture of safety Quality of care Staff engagement Staff morale Equality, diversity and inclusion Providing a safe environment for staff Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients. St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide. Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process. As a ‘ Disability Confident Employer ’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. you can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form. If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us. The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action. If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the electronic application form. Please email the team, recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.