Consultant in Gastroenterology

Norwich, Norfolk
£76,761 - £103,490
24 May 2018
04 Jul 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Applications are invited to apply for a number of newly created posts within the department of Gastroenterology at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. We are looking to attract ambitious and driven candidates for specific posts to deliver subspecialty care and personalised medicine in: Inflammatory Bowel disease and therapeutic colonoscopy, Upper GI luminal disease (benign and malignant), and functional GI disease/motility disorders.   

These newly appointed post holders will be working within the brand new and state of the art Gastroenterology/Endoscopy unit (10 roomed unit) in the Quadram Institute which will open this September 2018.

This state of the art institute will give candidates access and an opportunity to help deliver world class leading research and clinical trials in their chosen subspecialty.  

Although all of these posts are advertised as full time NHS posts depending on the applicants background there is an option to develop an academic component to these job plans upon preinterview and interview discussions.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals is situated in heart of the Norwich Research Park. The Norwich Research Park (NRP) is an association of co-located institutions namely UEA, NNUH, the John Innes Centre for plant research (JIC), the Quadram Biosciences, and the Earlham Genome Centre (TGAC) and the Sainsbury Centre. The different institutions provide a unique opportunity for health-related research alongside its medical school.

The NNUH is situated in the heart of Norfolk and is considered one of the top places to live in the United Kingdom with a vibrant city alongside spectacular costal areas and is perfect for family life with a favourable house prices.

The department has a strong training and personal development ethos and if candidates wish to develop new skills post appointment these will be supported within the department.

The department has strong histology, radiology and Interventional radiology support and is supported by over 22 outstanding nurse specialists working within it.

We fully support both part tme and full time applications and offer a flexible style of working to meet your needs.

To apply for this post and further details, please click on the APPLY button.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Simon Rushbrook (Clinical Director) ( or his PA (

Please refer to the ‘Job Description’ link to the right of the page for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Closing date: 4th July 2018

Please attach a short CV

The Advisory Appointment Committee will meet on Thursday 9th August 2018.

The Job Description, which includes a Person Specification, provides a full outline of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.


If this post involves working with children or adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of Afc

NHS Service

Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships)

We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration

You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.


Following candidate feedback and to reduce our dependency on paper, all our communication with you regarding your application will be by email so could you please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

We look forward to receiving your application and if you do not hear within the next four weeks this will usually mean that you have not been short-listed. However, if you wish to confirm this please contact the person indicated on the advert. 

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.

UK Registration

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