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Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2019-08320

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Gastroenterology (911307)
£77,913 to £105,042 pa


Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest and busiest children’s hospitals in Europe. The Trust has a world class reputation for providing care for sick children and a proud history of medical achievement and clinical innovation.

This is a Consultant full time (10PA) post in Paediatric Gastroenterology at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. The Gastroenterology service at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital serves not only the children and young people of Merseyside but is also the tertiary referral centre for children and young people from Cheshire, parts of Lancashire and North Wales.

The appointee will provide an out-patient and an in-patient consulting gastroenterology and nutrition service to the Trust. You will join the team of Paediatric Gastroenterologists and supporting specialist nurses and allied health professionals covering the regional tertiary service.

Applications are invited from those already on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register, holding their CCST/CCT or within six months of the appropriate CCST/CCT award at time of interview.

For further information please contact Dr Marcus Auth, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Dr Sarang Tamhne, or Dr Krishnappa Venkatesh on 0151 292 5531 or Dr Urmi Das, Clinical Director, Medicine CBU on 0151 252 5335.

The Trust is committed to carefully screening all job applicants to ensure the safeguard of children and to an environment that promotes equality and embraces diversity. The Trust operates a flexible working policy.

If you are interested in applying to this post please click the ‘apply now’ button below and submit your application form.

In cases where a vacancy receives a high volume of applicants, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible.

If you have not been offered an interview within 6 weeks please accept that on this occasion you have not been successful. The Trust would like to thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving future applications from you.

Interview date- 6th September 2019

Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities. All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link

We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.

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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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