Consultant Gastroenterologist with special interest in hepatology

Harrow, London (Greater)
22 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate

  • Responsive

  • Innovative

    We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

    Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty

  • E quality

  • A ccountability

  • R espect

St Mark’s Hospital and academic institute, is a centre of excellence for gastroenterology specialist clinical care, research and education within London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. The Trust is one of the largest integrated care trusts in the country bringing together hospital and community services across Brent, Ealing and Harrow.

We are inviting applications for this replacement post to meet our increasing demands for gastroenterology out-patients clinics, endoscopy and in-patient care. The post offers opportunities to develop special interest as well as contribute to the academic and educational activities within St Mark’s. It will integrate with the current specialities offered by the current Gastroenterology team, which include GI physiology, endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition and hepatobiliary disorders. 

Specifically, the role will be to provide care for inpatients with gastroenterology and hepatology disorders as well as for manage patients with general medicine problems admitted to the gastroenterology/hepatology ward. The post-holder is not expected to participate in the general medical rota. In addition, there will be gastroenterology outpatient clinics as well as a specialist hepatology clinic. The appointee will be encouraged pursue his/her interest in hepatology and expected to perform therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopy, which includes delivery of care on the GI Bleed rota. Applicants with an interest in ERCP are encouraged to apply. The service is linked to the Royal Free and there is a need to attend upper GI cancer and HPB MDTs.

The post is open to applicants with CCT in Gastroenterology/Medicine or be within 6 months of their expected CCT date.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Naila Arebi (Consultant Gastroenterologist & Chair of Medicine) 0208 235 4003 or

Alternatively to apply, please click the apply button.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

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Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the website.

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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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