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Registered Nurse Endoscopy FGH

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Full and part time hours available)
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Barrow in Furness
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
28/07/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

We have exciting roles both full and part time positions available for enthusiastic Band 5 Registered Nurses to join the Endoscopy Team at Furness General Hospital.  

You will be a reliable, flexible individual, a team player who evolves to the  changing needs and development of the service . 

You will be a dynamic and adaptable individual who can work as part of an  enthusiastic team 

You will provide and promote the highest possible Professional standards and accept accountability  for the patient as an individual providing autonomy within the team .



Main duties of the job

 Work effectively with the multidisciplinary team in order to achieve desired outcomes that promote the well being of patients. 

Act as mentor or assessor in supporting and developing junior staff e.g. student nurses, return to practice nurses registered and unregistered staff through mentorship/preceptorship and induction. 

Act as an effective role model for all ward staff. 

Identify problems which effect planning and delivery of patient care and actively work towards solving them empowering others to make decisions. 

Lead the ward as team leader or taking charge of a shift. 

Assist less experienced staff in setting priorities. 

Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person specification

Questions at interview on teams

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with Endoscopy Experience
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience as pre op assessment
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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Suzanne Langley
Job title
Endoscopy Manager FGH
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