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Sister / Charge Nurse- Endoscopy Conquest

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Band 6
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Conquest Hospital
St Leonards on Sea
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
24/10/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


Our Endoscopy Unit at the Conquest Hospital is presently open between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs Monday to Saturday, with evening and weekend cover under review to address the service needs and is expected to take effect soon.

East Sussex Healthcare Trust perform a variety of standard and advanced endoscopic procedures for both out-patients and in-patients including Gastroscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Colonoscopy, Bronchoscopy, PEG insertion, Oesophageal Stenting and ERCP.

We are working to renew our JAG accreditation and we are a Bowel Cancer Screening Centre . We have been recently refurbished to maintain national standards.

We are looking for experienced endoscopy nurses with excellent communication skills who are keen to develop their leadership skills.

Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care to patients and relatives ensuring privacy and dignity are maintained at all times.

You would be expected to participate in formal and informal teaching and mentoring of all staff to ensure evidence based nursing care is delivered locally and across the organization.

The unit is open Mondays to Saturdays 0800-1800 hours and we are planning to provide a 7 day service soon.

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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

Myra Mendoza- Endoscopy Matron
01424 755255 ext 8428/ 7548

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4957