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Registered Nurse - Endoscopy

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full and Part time hours available
Job ref
234-19-RN-G09B
Site
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Town
Norwich
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
Closing
30/09/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.

People-focused

We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect

We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity

We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication

We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence

We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here..? Click here to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer


 

Endoscopy - Full and Part time Registered Nursing Vacancies available

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurses, with a passion for Endoscopy or those who would like to explore a career change, to join our team.

The Endoscopy Unit at NNUH is the largest in the UK and operates Monday to Friday; this role requires some on call working however you will not be working nights or weekends as part of your standard working week. 

Our dynamic and friendly department offers nurses the opportunity to work alongside a multidisciplinary team in a variety of settings including pre-operative assessment clinics, assisting with therapeutic and diagnostic patient procedures and caring for patients in recovery.

Endoscopy has benefited from a huge investment with the construction of the state of the art Quadram Institute on site at NNUH.  We can now carry out 40,000 procedures each year making NNUH home to the largest Endoscopy Unit in Europe

The Quadram Institute which opened in December 2018 has also created new interfaces between food science, gut biology, human health and disease, capitalising on the world-class bioscience cluster based at the Norwich Research Park.  NNUH clinicians work alongside scientists to conduct research to improve human health and wellbeing throughout life. 

To find out more visit the Quadram Institute website available;

For information on the Quadram Institute, please use the following link: http://www.nnuh.nhs.uk/research-and-innovation/our-research-partners/quadram-institute/

For services provided by the Quadram Institute, please use the following link:
http://quadram.ac.uk/

For a virtual tour of the Quadram Institute, please use the following link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtgsqxB0dU8

Working at the NNUH - Registered Nurse:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T9OnLb2b6g&feature=youtu.be

NNUH is also a centre for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programmes and we are also a centre of excellence for endoscopy training, offering approved courses for doctors and nurses.

We are fully JAG (Joint Advisory Group) accredited and at our last assessment the endoscopy team was congratulated for facilitating high quality patient care across all disciplines. We are a large and dynamic department, treating more than 28,000 patients in 2018.

Benefits of joining our expanding Unit include:

- Great opportunities for training and progression

- Encouragement to develop advanced clinical skills

- Shift flexibility over three-session days, with the requirement for some on-call working

- Working alongside colleagues from a variety of clinical specialties

- Strong links with clinical research and studies to advance treatment techniques

- Full and part-time opportunities available

We would welcome applications from candidates without previous experience in Endoscopy, but experience in an acute Trust is desirable.

If you would like to find out more about working at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals as a Endoscopy Nurse in Gastro see pages 14 and 15 of our ‘Wish you were here…' recruitment brochure. You may also like to take a look at the video of an interview with one of the Registered Nurses from the Gastroenterology team, talking about why she likes working at NNUH.

Alternatively you can contact us on 01603 286286 ext 6542 to arrange to come in for a tour of our department and to talk to us about working at our hospital.

It’s a really exciting time for us at NNUH; if you’ve got the drive, enthusiasm and skills to make the most of this great opportunity, we’d love to hear from you. 

Opening Date for Applications: 12th September 2019 

Closing Date for Applications: 30th September 2019 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mel MacCallum, Sister: tel: 01603 288641 email merly.maccallum@nnuh.nhs.uk