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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/06/2020.

Consultant Gastroenterologist with an interest in IBD

Job Reference: 001-MP065.20

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Gastroenterology
Location:
Cardiff
Salary:
£77,779 to £100,978 pa

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Gastroenterologist with an IBD interest based at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

The successful candidate will join a team of 11 Gastroenterologists (one academic) and four Consultant Hepatologists (two academic posts) within the Health Board. The post holder will work with GI directorate staff to further develop luminal gastroenterology services in Cardiff.

The department provides a comprehensive service for patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders from Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, both at district level and as a tertiary centre. The Cardiff Crohn’s and Colitis clinic offers a regional IBD service. The appointee will join two other Consultants with an IBD interest, supported by IBD specialist and infusion nurses, specialist GI dietician, and with links to the Intestinal Failure team. There are regular IBD radiology MDT’s, biologics reviews and business meetings, and combined adolescent IBD clinics with the Paediatric Gastroenterologists. There are strong links with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine.

Duties will include inpatient and outpatient luminal gastroenterology sessions with a particular focus on IBD based at University Hospital of Wales. There will be participation in a 1 in 13 rota for weekend GI retrieval and ward reviews and a 1 in 15 emergency endoscopy rota. The post holder will not participate in the general medical on-call rota but the team review all new GI and liver admissions daily.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services including endoscopy. There is an ongoing programme of IBD related research.

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales. The basic salary range for this post is £77,779 per annum to £100,978 per annum plus a further £26,672 per annum available in Commitment Awards.

Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full. In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Dharmaraj Durai, IBD Clinical Lead
(029) 2184 4572
E-mail: dharmaraj.durai@wales.nhs.uk

Dr Jeff Turner, Clinical Director & Consultant Gastroenterologist
(029) 2182 6820
E-mail: jeff.turner@wales.nhs.uk

Dr Gareth Thomas, Deputy Clinical Director & Consultant Gastroenterologist
(029) 2184 3179
E-mail: gareth.thomas22@wales.nhs.uk




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