Lead Specialist Screening Practitioner/Endoscopist

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
30 hours per week
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Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£31696- £41,787 per annum pro rata
25/01/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen at North Derbyshire  Bowel Cancer Screening Centre for an experienced  Specialist Screening Practitioner to join our friendly team as the service lead based at Chesterfield Hospital

We are an independent centre for the delivery of the Bowel Cancer Screening programme and Bowel Scope Screening Programme covering a population of approx 504,000 across North Derbyshire.

The Endoscopy unit at Chesterfield has a four room new purpose built state of the art unit.

The post will involve evenings and weekend working

You will be a First Level RGN with the relevant post registration experience within an acute environment.  Recent experience in Endoscopy would be an advantage but experience of working with or alongside the Bowel Screening programmes and Liverpool John Moore qualification in Specialist Screening Practitioner is essential.

Ability to manage change and a small team of screening staff within an ever developing service. Knowledge and participation of audit is essential for this challenging role.

You will have excellent oral and written communication skills together with high standards of clinical care and be able to work autonomously and as part of the larger multi- disciplinary team.

The role will include providing specialist care and support to individuals that participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening and Bowel Scope Screening Programmes.

You will have evidence of continued professional development and the requirement to develop the knowledge and skills required for this post.

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 cautions or convictions.

Please note that successful external candidates will be required to pay for their own DBS Disclosure. The cost will be deducted from your salary. Further details of the Disclosure and Barring Service check will be detailed upon offer of employment.

This role is part of the integrated health and social care community across Derbyshire, where there are many opportunities to work across different locations and providers developing new and different skills. Whilst this role is initially based in Chesterfield there are likely to be future opportunities to be based at different locations within the health and social care community which we may talk to you about in the future.

Interviews 13 February 2018

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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

Dawn Handley, Senior Matron on tel: 01246 513238 or Hayley Barnett, Lead Nurse for Endoscopy/Endoscopist on tel: 01246 512953

If you have problems applying, contact

01246 512342