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Consultant Physician with an interest in Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 386-CG832686

Employer:
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Gastroenterology
Location:
Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil
Salary:
£76,001 - £102,465 per an

We are a pioneering research active organisation and we are proud to be doing things differently; whether that be redefining the shape of the local health and care system through our innovative plans for integrated care, or developing new services such as our Frail Older Person’s Assessment Service and our Medically Fit for Discharge Ward.

As well as creating the future, we also know the importance of providing really good, safe, and caring services for our patients. Our iCARE ethos sets out the principles which every member of our staff works to, ensuring good communication, attitude, respect and care for the hospital environment. Our patients tell us we’re getting this right, with our Friends and Family Test results consistently above 95 per cent (patients ‘extremely likely’ or ‘likely’ to recommend us to their friends and family).


CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN WITH AN INTEREST IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

This is an exciting time for Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are a progressive, high performing and clinically driven acute hospital with a turnover in excess of £100m. We employ 2,300 staff and provide care for a population of about 185,000 across Somerset. With plans to create a health campus that will further strengthen our abilities to provide personalised and wide-ranging care; we are looking confidently to the future.

Applications are invited for a full-time, fixed term or permanent position to take part in acute medical on call rota of 1 day every 7 weekends (on site 8am-8pm and on call overnight) and 1 night every 3 weeks. Part time applicants will be considered. The successful candidate will join a friendly, enthusiastic and forward-thinking team.

The department of Gastroenterology has 3 full-time consultants and one part-time consultant. Appointment to this post will increase the total consultant time to 4.6 WTE. Each consultant is supported by a medical secretary. There is a very good complement of six specialist gastroenterology nurses. They support both inpatient and outpatient services in a wide range of gastroenterology conditions including I.B.D, Hepatology, substance misuse, nutrition and upper GI conditions . We are currently working in collaboration with Daycase UK to develop a new day surgery centre which will include a new endoscopy department providing world-class care to our patients. Anticipated launch date of summer 2018.

You should be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practise. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights.

Yeovil District Hospital has enjoyed a stable and successful history; trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners. We have been repeatedly rated as one of the top-10 healthcare employers in the country, a leading-light in research and development, and attracted national interest in our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care experience within our hospital.

Yeovil District Hospital has been awarded ‘Vanguard’ status following a successful joint bid with NHS England. Being a ‘Vanguard’ site identifies us as one of the most innovative trusts in the country and gives us unique access to national support and funding to realise our exciting plans.

Yeovil District Hospital has successfully implemented a new electronic patient record service within ED and maternity and will commence phase 2 in early summer 2017.

Yeovil District Hospital is a modern hospital in pleasant countryside only two hours from London and less than one hour from the nearest coast. There are excellent facilities in a purpose built Education Centre on-site. Purpose-built, off-site accommodation for Yeovil District Hospital staff members opened on 1 August 2012 and is managed by Yarlington Housing Group.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information please contact Dr. J Gotto, Consultant in Gastroenterology and Clinical Director in Medicine at Yeovil Hospital on 07808579888.




We also have a range of nursing, medical and GP vacancies. If you know of anyone who might be interested in these roles we’d be delighted to hear from them. You can find our adverts for these posts by searching for Yeovil District Hospital in the employers list on NHS Jobs, or please contact our Recruitment Team on 01935 384554, or recruitment@ydh.nhs.uk for details.


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 UK Visas and Immigration website.

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.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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