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Consultant in Gastroenterology

Job Reference: 370-MEDCGAS-9136

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£77,913 to £105,042 pa

“Our Mission is to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other….

Consultant Gastroenterologist 

Applications are invited for a post of a Consultant Gastroenterologist as a replacement post to make a team of 7 Gastroenterologists.

Applicants are required to have full registration and be either on the GMC Specialist Register by CCST or equivalent or be within 6 months of entry by CCST or equivalent by the interview date. The successful applicant will take part in a 1:6 (minimum) out of hour’s emergency GI Bleed on-call rota.

We are seeking enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our dynamic and progressive team. The appointee will be expected to be proficient in Diagnostic and most therapeutic endoscopy.

Digestive diseases business unit will actively support mentoring for new Consultant.

Accreditation in Bowel scope screening will be an advantage. New consultants will be supported to become accredited and lead on Bowel scope screening service.

The post is based predominantly at Warrington Hospital with some clinical sessions undertaken at Halton Hospital.  Halton is 8 miles from Warrington Hospital. The hospitals formally merged in April 2001. The Trust was awarded the Foundation Status in December 2008.

(Pending Royal College Approval)

Any applicants wishing further information or who wish to discuss the posts should contact:

Mr N Pranesh, Clinical Director – Digestive Diseases

01925 662073 

Dr S Bharathi, Speciality Lead – Digestive Diseases

01925 662073

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Please note pay progression is subject to the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Progression provisions applicable from 1st April 2019.

All posts are subject to NHS Employment Check Standards including a DBS check, if applicable. Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £39 (Standard) or £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

NB. Current employees of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who have had a satisfactory DBS check, carried out by this Trust during the last 3 years, will not be required to undertake a new one. Where staff have not had a check (classification appropriate to the post offered) within the last 3 years, they will be required to undertake and pay for this, as per the arrangements above.

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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