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COVID-19 Vacancy Consultant - Gastroenterology

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
General Medicine
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent: none
Hours
  • Full time
  • Flexible working
10 sessions per week (GI Bleed Rota, Consultant of the week Rota)
Job ref
331-L4920721
Site
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
Town
Lancaster
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/08/2021 23:59
Interview date
09/09/2021

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

Applications for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview

Do you want to be part of a Team with an appetite for innovation and driving change?

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a stunningly beautiful location with excellent transport links and within easy reach of Edinburgh, London (2 hour train journey), Manchester and Liverpool?

For those considering relocating, the area has many new housing developments, a bustling local business economy and a variety of dining, entertainment and leisure activities. As a Trust, we are keen to attract enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, can offer an attractive relocation package to the right candidates.

Main duties of the job

 You will join a team of eight existing consultants supported by 1 SAS doctor, 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and 7 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Our department has a reputation for being friendly and supportive with particularly good working relationships and there is capacity for a wide variety of sub-specialty interests to be accommodated and developed. Specialty interests of current Gastroenterologists include Bowel Cancer Screening, IBD, Hepatology and ERCP / Therapeutic endoscopy.

The Trust operates a 7 day bleeding service and the job plan for these posts include a 1 in 5 GI bleeding rota that incorporates a 24/7 bleed service at weekends whilst on-call. 

The posts will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary; however, travel to our other sites to carry out Cross Bay GI Bleed cover and Endoscopy Sessions / Clinics will be required

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal), Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). Our hospital sites are close to the beautiful Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, there is excellent schooling, both state and private.

The trust is flexible on distance between home and work in order for you to make the most of the surrounding areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Ensuring you get a positive work life balance is important to us. This is one of the best places to be based!

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview.

Person specification

Qualifications and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Achieved Grade how many years?
  • Gastro and Gen Med Experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Suzanne Lofthouse
Job title
Medicine Service Manager
Email address
suzanne.lofthouse@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01524512258