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Nurse Endoscopist - Peninsula

Job Description

Job Summary

Due to expansion at Peninsula Treatment Centre and the addition of a third theatre and a two suite endoscopy unit; we are currently looking for a Nurse Endoscopist to join our dedicated team.

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon & Cornwall. We specialise in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor Orthopaedic procedures. We also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery.

Our centre offers an expanding service in a friendly environment that is calm and the staff dedicated and professional. Our facilities are state-of-the-art with a mixture of theatres, treatment rooms and an endoscopy suite. With us, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.

Responsible To

Head of Nursing and Clinical Services

Key Responsibilities

As a Nurse Endoscopist, you will act as the clinical expert and professional resource to the multi-professional team, patients and carers within the specialist service.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• A recognised post-registration specialist endoscopy course or equivalent
• The ability to show competency and demonstrate experience at senior practitioner level
• Cannulation skills (or willingness to undertake training)


• NMC Registered Nurse Level 1
• Recognised Teaching /Assessing certificate or equivalent
• Nurse prescriber
• Recognised post-registration specialist endoscopy course or equivalent
• A UKRC Advanced Life Support Provider Qualification

Additional Information

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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