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Consultant Physician - Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 362-A-17-40604

Employer:
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 7JE
Salary:
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum pro rata
Note:
Suitable for newly qualified

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.


Consultant Gastroenterologist

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has been recently selected as one of four specialist hospitals in the Greater Manchester Region, which will increase the workload and diversity of patients being referred for GI input.

We are seeking an additional Consultant Gastroenterologist to join our expanding team and department. We invite candidates who have a passion for leadership and want to be part of a dynamic team and are willing to work in fast paced and busy department.

This is an ideal time to join the most rapidly expanding team just prior to starting a purely GI physician led GI bleed rota and beginning the journey to 7 day Gastro services.

This is an extremely exciting time to join a growing specialist hospital, co-located with the serene rural setting to the south and the bustling urban vibe of Manchester to the North including excellent links via airport and rail. The area has excellent state and private schools.

You are important to us, therefore as a Trust we have committed to investing in you! We have an excellent track record of developing our Consultants and supporting the development of specialist interests/ service implementation.

If you would like to arrange to discuss the role or arrange an informal visit please contact: Dr Wisam Jafar Clinical Director on 0161 419 5640 or Fiona Wheelton, Business Manager on 0161 419 4152.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £48.43. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary.

The recruitment and retention premiums are available to the successful candidate and can be agreed during the recruitment process.

The successful applicant will be issued with a contract which reflects the potential requirement for out of hours or weekend working. Any requirement to work out of hours is detailed in the job advert / job description for this post and will be discussed fully with the successful applicant on appointment. This is a deviation from the national standard consultant contract.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS at a cost of £48,43, this will be deducted from your first Trust salary.




Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Please note that all correspondence will be via your NHS Jobs account. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Please also note that Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are unable to refund Interview expenses or re-location costs.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.


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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