Endoscopy Team Lead Nurse
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- £37,831 to £46,100 per annum
- Part Time
- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: 170631
- Posted November, 14, 2023 12:00 AM
NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...
NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.
Endoscopy Team Lead Nurse
Band 6 – £37,831 to £46,100 pro rata
Plus £1,279 Distant Islands Allowance pro rata
1 X 30 hr per week (Mon –Fri)
This post is eligible for relocation expenses
A vacancy has arisen for a Endoscopy Team Lead Nurse within our Theatre Endoscopy Suite in the Western Isles Hospital on the Island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic staff nurse to join our Endoscopy service as a team lead between the Western Isles hospital, in Stornoway and the Uist and Barra hospital in Benbecula. Under the supervision of the Senior charge nurse, the post holder will work with the team to provide clinical management of patients undergoing endoscopy and will provide professional leadership and clinical support in the delivery and development of endoscopy services.
As an Endoscopy team lead, you will be responsible for the patient’s peri-procedural pathway and the everyday running of the service for procedures including Gastroscopy, Colonscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Bronchoscopy and Peg Insertion/Removal.
The post holder will work with the multidisciplinary team in the delivery, development and evaluation of the endoscopy service to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care, working in upper and lower GI endoscopy, Bowel Cancer Screening, screening, health education and treatment evaluation You will assist in providing a seamless service carrying out specialist investigations and appropriate therapeutic procedures as laid down in the agreed protocols. The post holder will be responsible for maintaining JAG accreditation standards.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with a flexible team-orientated approach, have evidence of CPD, the ability to fulfil the criteria outlined in the job description and will have excellent communication and decision making which reflects the trusts vision and values in their daily working lives.
The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme.
This post is eligible for relocation expenses.
For further information please contact Lesley Sangster, Senior Charge Nurse, Marina MacDonald or Christopher Martin, Charge Nurses, Theatre, on 01851 704704 ext 2104/2105
All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website: https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/ along with a job description.
Any further queries please contact Tel: 01851 762027.
Closing Date 28th November2023
NHS Western Isles Benefits
· Benefits include a standard working week of 37.5 hours, with pay enhancements to reward weekends, nights and overtime working. This ranges from time plus 88% to time plus 30% depending on your pay band and shifts you work.
· Between 35 and 41 days leave entitlement (inclusive of public holidays) depending on length of service
· Automatic enrolment into the high quality NHS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
· Policies that enhance your wellbeing and work-life balance including with promotion of flexible working and access to paid special leave.