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Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Leicester Royal Infirmary
£28,050 to £36,444 per annum
25/01/2019 23:59
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Deputy Ward Sister / Charge Nurse Endoscopy LRI

Band 6

Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Endoscopy Unit

Leicester Royal Infirmary


Full time - 37.5 hours/ week, secondment opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our nursing leadership team on a secondment until October 2020 in the position of Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse on the Endoscopy Unit.

The unit undertakes a number of specialist therapeutic endoscopic interventions and routine upper and lower Gastro intestinal procedures.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to manage staff and patients through a busy Endoscopy suite. A nurse with endoscopy skills in admission, procedure room skills, recovery and discharge; one who will  provide excellent training to staff and support team members to achieve and maintain specific endoscopy competencies. You will assist the ward sister to lead and deliver evidence based care on a day to day basis.

You will also be responsible for organising internal educational programmes ensuring staff meet the standards required by the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) guidelines for Endoscopy. 

If you have a minimum of 2 years band 5 experience in endoscopy, with excellent organisational and communication skills, a passion to achieve and the ability to develop good working relationships then we would love to hear from you. 




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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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