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Registered Nurse Associate

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (on call/ evenings and weekends/ rotation between sites)
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary
£25,147 - £27,596 PRO RATA
Salary period
06/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

The nursing associate has a breadth of knowledge across all stages of life and across the fields of nursing, providing holistic and person centered care and support for people of all ages and in a variety of settings.

The nursing associate works independently under the
leadership of registered nurses, working within the relevant scope of practice and within all aspects of the nursing process.

Nursing associates are equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and behaviors relevant to employment as a Nursing Associate and will work to the NMC Code of Conduct and the Nursing Associate Standards of Proficiency.

The following criteria identify the core components of the roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of Nursing Associates. They identify what Nursing Associates can contribute to the health and wellbeing of patients and service users, and apply across all health and
care settings. Integral to all of these is the ability to communicate effectively, with sensitivity and compassion, and to manage relationships with people, making reasonable adjustments
where necessary. 

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse Associate to join our team within  Endoscopy .

Endoscopy as a speciality 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.  

Main duties of the job

The Endoscopy service consists of 8 rooms across both Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

We are expanding our service to up to 14 rooms; an exciting state of the art Endoscopy building has started. This is a leading development in endoscopy services and one of the largest in the country.

You will care for patients as they journey through the department from assessment pre-procedure, during the procedure and throughout their recovery and discharge.

The service runs Monday to Saturday and evening sessions throughout the week. You will be part of an on call service for emergency acute patients. The Trust runs the second biggest national bowel cancer screening outside of London; we deliver advanced endoscopic mucosal resection to our region. In addition to this the endoscopic ultrasound service is part of the regional cancer centre.

As well as the routine elective procedures the department . We are part of a diverse and dynamic digestive diseases specialty involving many different discipline

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 £500 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


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse Associate on NMC register
Desirable criteria
  • Care Certificare


Essential criteria
  • Experience in the health care setting
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in the healthcare setting at Band 4
  • Experience within the surgical enviroment

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication sillks
  • Be able to work as part of a team but use own initiative
  • Recognise your own limitations within the band 4 role
  • Good organisation and prioritisation skills
Desirable criteria
  • Extended roles of venepuncture
  • Extended role of administration of intravenous medications

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lucy Holgate
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01482 622066