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Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 298-CON-439

Leeds Teaching Hospitals - Medical Recruitment
298 Medical Staff - Paediatric Gastroenterology LGI
Leeds General Infirmary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Leeds General Infirmary

Closing Date: 1 March 2018

Ref: 298-CON-439

We are looking for an individual to fill this replacement post within the Paediatric Gastroenterology Department at the Leeds Children’s Hospital.

You will join the existing Paediatric Gastroenterology Consultant team in providing tertiary Paediatric Gastroenterology services to West Yorkshire and the wider region. The service provides comprehensive tertiary gastroenterology care to children with acute and chronic inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal failure as well as supporting patients under the care of other specialist teams across Leeds Children’s Hospital. There are opportunities to develop a specialised interest and pursue roles in education plus research. There is a 1:3 telephone on call commitment.

The successful applicant should possess MRCPCH (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in Paediatric Gastroenterology and its related specialties including General Paediatrics. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on:

“How I can help to deliver a first class Paediatric Gastroenterology Service in Leeds.”

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:

Mr Ian Sugarman (Lead Clinician) 0113 3926816/

Dr Veena Zamvar (Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist) 0113 3923828

Dr Michael Richards (Clinical Director) 0113 3928776 /

Rob Guest (Service Manager) 0113 3923343 /

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Wednesday 4 April 2018

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address:

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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.

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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.

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