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Day Surgery and Endoscopy Manager vacancy

Job details

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Job location:
Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre
Brest Road
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Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our dedicated team at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth as the day surgery and endoscopy manager.

Recently achieving an "outstanding" rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the treatment centre is the first independent sector treatment centre to achieve this and are in the top three per cent of hospitals in the country to receive this rating.

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

Not only are our facilities state-of-the-art, 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

The department are a multi-skilled, clinical team, ensuring best practice in both day surgery and endoscopy. Staff are expected to work closely together to deliver an effective, friendly and quality clinical service for our patients. They are also required to meet clinical, record keeping and reporting standards and stock & financial controls.

As the manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of the day surgery and endoscopy unit, utilising all resources to effectively deliver quality care at all times. In addition, you will take particular responsibility for both designated clinical areas and patients during each session.

As part of the role you will be expected to adhere to and further develop the endoscopy unit services to meet JAG accreditation standards, policies and procedures.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Experience in both day surgery and endoscopy
• Recent and extensive experience in a senior nursing role band 6 or above
• Taken an active leadership role in promoting, developing and sustaining the key focus areas for nursing


• NMC Registered Nurse Part 1
• A qualification in teaching and assessment
• Immediate Life support (ILS)
• Safeguarding level 2 training

Additional Information

For more information about the centre, please visit

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

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