Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant Gastroenterologist with special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
£76,761 - £103,490
31 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This post is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive Gastroenterology
Department at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust. You will join the current 11 Consultant Gastroenterologists providing high quality Gastroenterology and Hepatology care to a population of over 550,000 in Hull and East Yorkshire, and tertiary care services to a wider catchment area of 1.2 million.

The department has established expertise in IBD, Hepatology and therapeutic endoscopy. There are 2 busy endoscopy units (8 rooms) which are JAG and bowel cancer screening accredited. Endoscopic training is a strong focus of the department, which is also home to the renowned East Yorkshire School of Endoscopy.

The Departments of Gastroenterology, Upper GI Surgery and Colorectal Surgery share the same Health Group and form an integrated Digestive Diseases Service with close working relationships, including joint clinics and various MDTs. The integrated IBD clinical and research team is supported by 4 IBD specialist nurses, IBD administrator, 2 research nurses and clinical trial co-ordinator. The unit has a philosophy of personalised care with strong commitment to research and is one of the most research active units in the country.

The post is mainly to augment the integrated IBD service and deliver its next 5 year strategy although any additional skills & interests may be encouraged for the suitable candidate. You must hold a CCT in Gastroenterology with accreditation in General Internal Medicine or equivalent and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of being admitted to the register for trainees.

To succeed you must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience in all aspects of general gastroenterology and competence diagnostic and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy. In addition specific experience and training in IBD and research experience is desirable.

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust is committed to delivery of safe, high quality care and excellent patient experience. The Trust is a major partner in the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) providing teaching and training to medical students throughout the year.

Informal enquires and arrangements to visit are welcomed and can be made by contacting the Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology, Dr George Abouda (01482 816797 or Dr S Sebastian, IBD Service Lead (01482 816798,

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of your current responsible officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

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Closing date: 28th August 2017