Lead Endoscopy Practitioner- job post

Community Eye Care CHEC

Warrington WA1

£38,000 – £42,000 a year – Full-time

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  • £38,000 – £42,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability


Warrington WA1

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Tech scheme
  • UK visa sponsorship

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Full job description

Job Title: Endoscopy Lead Practitioner

Location: Warrington

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. You will be required to cover variable days and weekends to meet business needs.

Tier 2 visa sponsorship available.

We are always looking for great talent to join our team and help achieve our ambitious goals and growth. We care about our people, and we care about the future of community health and how CHEC can play an innovative part in making this great, with your help.

We are on an exciting journey in expanding our services into Endoscopy. Our services will include gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and haemorrhoidal banding.

Are you an Endoscopy Lead Practitioner or an experienced Endoscopy Practitioner ready to take on a lead role? If yes, then CHEC is your employer of choice! We have an exciting opportunity for an Endoscopy Lead Practitioner to join us on a permanent basis as we continue to expand throughout the UK.

About the Role

The role will be to support the hospital manager in the effective management of the Endoscopy Department ensuring the day-to-day operation reflects the highest standard of governance, clinical effectiveness, and standards of care.

You will use your advanced knowledge and experience to guide and support their team whilst actively being involved in the delivery of patient care.

You will contribute significantly to the delivery of CHEC’s endoscopy strategy, ensuring JAG accreditation is supported.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Support in the management of the endoscopy service, ensuring that the highest quality of patient centred care is delivered
  • Plan and provide quality care across the whole endoscopy patient pathway
  • Provide a safe environment and act on any discrepancies or issues that may affect patient safety
  • Provide specialist advice and support when required
  • Ensure equipment and recourses are available for upcoming endoscopy sessions
  • Participate in the care and decontamination of endoscopes. Including accurate records of traceability of the endoscopes and accessories
  • Provide day to day management and motivation to all staff
  • Maintaining good communication within the department and keep staff informed of all relevant hospital information and changes

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Registered practitioner with the NMC or HCPC
  • At least 1-year previous experience as registered practitioner or equivalent in Endoscopy service
  • Experience with JAG accreditation
  • Passion for high quality patient safety and care
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience
  • Previous management or team leader experience

About CHEC

Community Health and Eyecare are an independent service provider that specialise in Ophthalmology and Endoscopy services supporting the NHS. CHEC are an established group of hospitals and community clinics across the UK. Our bespoke state of the art surgical centres are a beacon of envy, providing end-to-end care for our patients through NHS partnerships.

We have 5 core values that we uphold through our employee and patient lifecycle to ensure a pleasant experience for all. These are Caring, Passionate, Togetherness, Listening and Focus, something that all our colleagues are expected to naturally uphold here at CHEC.

Why work for us?

  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Buy and sell annual leave scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company pension
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Bluelight Card- 100’s of discount and cashback options
  • Performance review with a training and development plan
  • Employee discounts portal
  • Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tech scheme

Founded in 2012, CHEC has worked in partnership with thousands of optometrists to deliver our shared care partnership model. We are now one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK.

As a specialist provider of community ophthalmology, we are pleased to have built a reputation for high quality, patient-focused care that ensures we always remain responsive and considerate to the needs of our patients. This model is underpinned by our dedicated clinical and non-clinical teams across the country who continue to serve our patients by providing excellent end to end care for every eye condition, as well as supporting the NHS. We consider this one of our USP’s, setting us apart from other independent sector providers as we strive to work in partnership with providers to improve services for all.

Our vision is simple. To make eyecare more readily available and accessible throughout local communities by offering patients greater choice, flexibility and reduced waiting times.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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