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Nurse Endoscopist

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Job ref
£43,742 - £50,056 pa
Salary period
31/05/2023 23:59

Job overview

The post is a training post that is a band 6 and a band 7 upon completion of all competencies.

The post holder will provide an expert specialist nursing service for patients who require upper and lower endoscopy procedures. The role includes acting as a specialist resource in developing practice on the endoscopy unit in order to maintain appropriate clinical standards and accreditation.  

The post holder will work with the Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) to develop/ review Endoscopy policies and guidelines.  They will audit the delivery of Endoscopy procedures/outcomes and mortality.

The post holder will need to remain in post for a minimum of two years following completion of the training.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the delivery of nurse specialist endoscopy procedures and offering highly specialised advice in:
  • Upper and Lower Endoscopies
  • Requesting and interpreting investigations
  • Consent process
  • Clinical skills i.e. intravenous management, Cannulation
  • Ongoing patient management and referral to the MDT team
  • Manage Discharge process
  • Assesses, develops and implements specialist nursing care and offering highly specialised advice to patients who attend the endoscopy Unit.
  • Assess, plan and implement investigations for patients attending gastroenterology clinics. Interpret and manage accordingly any results. Communicate decisions to patients, and consultant colleagues 

Endoscopy is a  growing specialty with an exciting future. We are looking for dynamic individuals willing to take on a new challenge to join our friendly team due to expansion. Endoscopy as a specialty is a great learning environment and full of exciting diverse career progression opportunities, this is just the beginning. You will acquire unique skills and knowledge.  We are closely affiliated with the Yorkshire School of Endoscopy, one of the regional training schools in England since 1996. 

The Endoscopy service consists of 8 rooms across both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital. We are expanding our service to 11 rooms; an exciting state of the art Endoscopy building is almost complete. This is a leading development in endoscopy services and one of the largest in the country. 


Working for our organisation


Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

evidence and interview

Essential criteria
  • NMC Pin number
Desirable criteria
  • JAG accredited endoscopist

evidence and interview

Essential criteria
  • endoscopy experience
Desirable criteria
  • Good IT skills

evidence and interview

Essential criteria
  • evidence of leadership
Desirable criteria
  • demonstrates can work as part of a team

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey Davies
Job title
Lead Nurse in Gastroenterology
Email address
Telephone number
01482 674852
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