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Consultant Luminal Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist (2 Posts) posted by Barts Health NHS Trust

Full Time
Whipps Cross University Hospital, London
£77,913 - £105,042 / year

Job Description

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Whipps Cross University Hospital

Emergency Care and Acute Medicine Clinical Academic Group

Consultant Luminal Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

2 Posts Available:

1 x Consultant Luminal Gastroenterologist

1 x Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two gastroenterologists and hepatologist at Barts Health NHS trust , Whipps Cross University Hospital. The candidates will be provided with great opportunities and facilities to develop their careers in either Upper GI or lower GI including General hepatology & ERCP. We are seeking to appoint two substantive consultants. The post holders will work alongside the established gastroenterology consultants - Dr Sami Hoque (Clinical Lead), Dr Elspeth Alstead, Dr Elizabeth Carty, Dr Alan Watson, Dr Sudeep Tanwar, Dr Christian Ardley to support a large provision of inpatient, outpatient and endoscopy care.

Full registration with the GMC is essential or within 6 months of completion of CCT.

The post holders will support provision of inpatient and outpatient care for patients with general gastroenterology problems. Furthermore, the appointee will be pursue his/her interest in luminal gastroenterology , either upper GI or Lower GI (inflammatory bowel disease and nutrition, including capsule endoscopy) expected to perform endoscopy, including being part of the GI Bleed roster. There are MDTs in HPB medicine and general gastroenterology together with X-ray and pathology meetings. Endoscopy is provided within a modern 3-roomed unit with integrated screening which takes part in the National Endoscopy Programme. We were a part of the first wave in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in early 2007 and will be part of the new Bowel Scope Screening in 2019/20. The Service also plans to expand the Endoscopy Service to create an additional 4th endoscopy procedure room, expected to be completed at the end of 2019/20. The post holders will also be a part of the general medical roster on weekdays 1.27 (no weekends).

Barts Health NHS trust, is one of largest Trusts in Europe, and Whipps Cross University hospital medicine division was awarded “good” at the 2019 CQC inspection. There will be an opportunity work cross-site at the neighboring Royal London site as well as the new diagnostic hub at Mile End hospital.Whipps cross is in scenic Epping forest with excellent local amenities and easy communication to central London. The area has very reputable private schools and golf course. Whipps Cross is currently undergoing a redevelopment plan to build a new campus hospital to commence in 2022.

For further information on this post please contact Dr Sami Hoque Clinical Lead at Whipps Cross University Hospital. Telephone [Click here to apply] or email - ( Email address removed )

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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 criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the [Click here to apply]

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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