Consultant Gastroenterologist

  • Job Reference: Fatima Hassan
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: A&E Agency
  • Location: South West England
  • Salary: £84,559 to £114,003
  • Sector: Medicine, Medicine > Gastroenterology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Fatima Hassan
  • Email: fatima.hassan@accident-emergency.co.uk
  • Telephone: 020 3059 0936

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a well-motivated and experienced consultant gastroenterologist to join a reputable NHS Trust in southwest England. They’re looking for a forward-thinking and committed consultant to join a team of two gastroenterologists within their Department of Medicine.  

If you're looking to join for a workplace that strives to better itself, within in a career you can feel proud of, this is the position for you!  

Hospital:   

This university hospital is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, serving over 500,000 people across southwest England.  

This organisation is at the forefront of medicine research, conducting studies in a variety of medical specialties to enhance patient outcomes and treatment quality. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, their world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Get applying if you want to specialise your skill set or broaden your role through research.   

The team push their staff to flourish and help you discover opportunities to expand your role across departments, with learning opportunities to help you become the greatest medical practitioner you can be. As a university hospital that is constantly striving to incorporate the most recent procedures and methods, they take great delight in using cutting-edge imaging technology and innovative treatment methods. 

Position:  

The Department of Medicine comprises of consultants with special interests in respiratory medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, diabetes and endocrinology, and care of the elderly. While the Trust has multiple sites, you will be based at one. The organization upholds a firm commitment to continuing professional development and the opportunity to participate in specialist clinics and procedure lists.   

This is a 12-month permanent contract however the Trust can extend the post to a two-year fixed-term position. The post requires independent upper and lower endoscopy, outpatient clinics, and an inpatient responsibility for the gastroenterology ward on a 1:3 rotational basis. The post includes a commitment to the emergency endoscopy rota plus GIM on call rota. Accreditation in Gastroenterology and general Internal medicine is required, although applicants within 6 months of gaining CCT are also encouraged to apply.   

Location:    

The city is considered the country’s vegan capital, with a strong sense of community and a commitment to kinder, gentler and more ethical living. A thriving plant-based dining scene, an increase in companies offering ecological clothing, cycle-friendly roads, and a reputation for having active local activist groups and a dedication to social justice are all things to expect from this beautiful city.   

Aside from the community, you can experience a beautiful, contemporary neighborhood teeming with independent shops, bars, eateries, galleries, museums, and world-class attractions. You get to live in the city, the country, or by the sea while still having easy access to everything the Southwest has to offer.   

Each neighborhood is different, with some that are family-friendly and some that are great for students or young professionals. The city is rated as the best location to live among those under 26 and is 35% more affordable than London. You get access to stunning scenery, beaches and countryside's, whilst being close to many of the great UK attractions, including Salisbury, Bath, and Stonehenge.  

Transport:   

Direct trains to/from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Plymouth.  

City Airport provides access to Europe and international flights to Gambia, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, the Canary Islands and the US and more.  

What You’ll Need:

  • GMC registration 
  • MRCP or equivalent  
  • NHS experience is desirable but international doctors are welcome to apply.  

Benefits:  

This trust is offering a relocation package with the following benefits:  

  • x2 months accommodation  
  • Cost of flight to UK  
  • COS paid  
  • Airport service – Door to Door  
  • Food service - Will fill Temporary accommodation with Food on arrival  
  • X2 dedicated relocation officers  
  • GMC FastTrack  

Why work with A&E Agency: 

  • Exclusive access to locum, fixed term and substantive roles with the NHS and leading private sector organisations Competitive rates of pay 
  • CPD Support and Access to training course 
  • 24/7 Support

Next Steps:

We have more information available about this position. If you'd like to learn more before applying, please feel free to drop an email with your questions to fatima.hassan@accident-emergency.co.uk or call 02030590936. 

To apply for this role, send us your CV and contact details using the 'Apply to this job now' button and one of the team member will call you to discuss your application.