Consultant in Gastroenterology & Nutrition

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  • Post Date: October 31, 2019
Job Description

We are seeking to appoint Consultant in Gastroenterology and Nutrition. The post is due to commence in Spring 2020 as a substantive 10PA job based in the Royal London Hospital. The applicant must hold a CCT in Gastroenterology and G(IM) or be within 6 months of obtaining. Experience of complex IBD and either Nutrition / Intestinal failure or Specialist Lower GI Therapeutic Endoscopy is preferable. In addition they should be a competent endoscopist, independent in colonoscopy and polypectomy and be able to support a SPR lead GI bleed rota. An interest in clinical and basic scientific research would be desirable.

This post will include
Participation in the inpatient Gastroenterologist of the week rota 2:16
Will join a world class IBD team including Paediatricians, IBD Nurses, Dietetics, Surgeons, Specialist Psychiatry & Psychologists
Provision of endoscopy lists and endoscopy training.
Has the option of joining specialist MDT nutrition team

The Gastroenterology and Hepatology department at the Royal London Hospital forms part of the Specialist Medicine directorate and provides both inpatient and outpatient care. The department has a full range of clinical nurse specialists, dieticians and pharmacists. The following are some of the sub specialties that form part of Gastroenterology and Hepatology department:

  • Advanced Endoscopy (ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Video Capsule Endoscopy)
  • Hepatology (Viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, clinical trials)
  • Clinical Nutrition & Intestinal Failure
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (complex tertiary IBD, adolescent IBD and clinical trials)
  • Neurogastroenterology including GI physiology
  • Clinical and Translational Research
  • Under and Post Graduate Education.

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
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.

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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.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Hours:10 Programmed Activities
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Site:The Royal London Hospital

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

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JD and PS_Consultant in Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Person Specification
Our Values and Behaviours
Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

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