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Consultant Physician Gastroenterologist

Job Reference: 206-A-18-13188

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
206 Snr Med Staff Gastro L5
£76,761 to £103,490 pa

Transform your outlook, transform local healthcare, transform your career…

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is on a journey. We are an ambitious trust with exciting plans for the future that is going places, and we want you to join us.

With three hospitals, including our flagship Queen’s Hospital, across the central regions of East and South Staffordshire and Southern Derbyshire, we are at the forefront of discussions about transforming local healthcare.

For more information on the planned merger of Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals in taking a significant step in sustaining and improving hospital services, please visit our Trusts website.

Will you come with us on our journey to Be The Best? Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for.


With a special interest in GASTROENTEROLOGY

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Physician with a special interest in Gastroenterology to join the existing Gastroenterology Team at Burton Hospital. Those candidates with a special interest in ERCP, Endoscopy training and Bowel Cancer Screening are particularly welcome and the department will accommodate other compatible interests. The Gastroenterology department provides a service week system with elective activity cancelled to allow full ward cover and review of new referrals.

The successful candidate will participate in the medical on call rota.

It is essential that the applicant holds an MBBS and MRCP or equivalent certificate. They will also be required to have JAG accreditation in Endoscopy. Applicants must be on the Specialist Register of the GMC and hold a licence to practice, or be eligible for inclusion on the register within six months of the interview date.

Appointment to this post is subject to the provisions of the Terms and Conditions of the new consultant contract (2003). Further conditions have been implemented by the Trust that have been negotiated with the Medical and Dental Local Negotiating Committee. The national salary scale for Consultant appointments will apply (YC72).

The post offers the opportunity to live in an area of outstanding natural beauty within the National Forest area and the PeakDistrictNational Park is also within close vicinity. Visits can be arranged for candidates in order to appreciate the quality of life our Hospital and the surrounding area can offer including:-

  • desirable country and executive properties at realistic prices
  • an excellent standard of education from both state and private schools
  • excellent road (A50/M1/M6/M42), rail and airport links (Nottingham East Midlands, Birmingham and ManchesterAirport)
  • Easy access to the cities of Birmingham, Nottingham and Sheffield

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Dr Magnus Harrison, Executive Medical Director on 01283 566333 ext 5510

Dr David Watmough, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist on 01283 566333 ext 4008

Dr James Crampton – Divisional Medical Director for Medicine on 01283 566333 ext 5479

Closing Date: 07.02.18

Interview Date: 23.02.18

Important information for applicants;

  • Please make sure your qualifications meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification before you apply for this position.

  • You will be required to provide 3 years’ worth of continuous references, including your current or most recent employer.

If we receive a high number of applications for this position we reserve the right to withdraw the post before the closing date, therefore it is advisable that you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We are unable to provide individual feedback to those who haven’t been shortlisted for an interview.


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Applicants should note that where it is deemed that where a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) check is required it is applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check which is currently £48.20.

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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