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Gastroenterology Clinical Fellow (ST3+)

Job Reference: 403-MED06

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
£47,132 + on call supplements

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate to join our Gastroenterology department. The successful candidate will join a team of two ST3+ doctors to deliver middle grade cover in gastroenterology and hepatology service. This is a full-time post and aims to offer the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their gastroenterology and general (internal) medicine experience, within a supportive environment where quality of training and job satisfaction is of paramount importance to the development of the job role.

This is an additional post in order to support our gastroenterology ward cover and outpatient clinic provision. There will also be the opportunity to access endoscopy training. The gastroenterology department offers the full range of specialist gastrointestinal (GI) services expected of a large DGH including diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy, bowel cancer screening & bowel scope, ERCP and GI stenting, capsule endoscopy & GI physiology (incl. manometry, pH and tests of malabsorption), nutrition, hepatology (incl. viral hepatitis), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and upper GI cancer.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to carry out audit and develop or participate in a research project. There are also a large number of educational opportunities available to the successful candidate including specialist MDTs, hepatology clinics, nutrition ward rounds, IBD clinics and ERCP lists.

About Somerset

You’ll get to experience life in the West Country, taking advantage of easy access to some of the UK’s most desirable locations. From the beaches of North Devon and Cornwall, to the cosmopolitan centres of Bristol, Bath, and Exeter, Taunton offers you all the perks while still being less than two hours from London. Nestled in the heart of Somerset as the County town, Taunton has a diverse range of shopping and restaurants, and boasting sporting arenas such as the county cricket ground regularly hosting international fixtures, as well as national hotspots for cycling, surfing, and climbing such as Cheddar Gorge. Straddled between areas of outstanding natural beauty and the idyllic rolling hills of Exmoor, there’s plenty to keep you occupied alongside the abundance of local music festivals and traditions.

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For further details about the post, please contact Dr Jobson, Clinical Service Lead for Gastroenterology via his secretaries - 01823 342720

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

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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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