Consultant in Gastroenterology x2 Posts

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
21 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant post in Gastroenterology. 

The post holder will be based at Pinderfields Hospital, but will have commitments at another site, Dewsbury District Hospital or Pontefract General Infirmary.

The team at Mid Yorkshire is dynamic consisting of consultants, nurse practitioners and specialist nurses with varied specialist interests including, hepatology, IBD, biologics, nutrition, capsule endoscopy, functional bowel disorders and cancer screening.

There are established MDT meetings which support the department including close links with GI surgeons and interventional radiologists.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their own specialist interest, contributing to the range of services currently provided at Mid Yorkshire. An interest in hepatology, or bowel cancer screening would be particularly desirable.

The post holder will join the out of hours GI Bleed rota (currently 1:8 but increasing with this appointment).

Every one of our 8000 staff at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust plays a vital role in providing quality care to thousands of people living across Wakefield and North Kirklees each year.

We’re proud that our workforce - our greatest asset - strives for excellence every day in providing care and support to those who use our services. Mid-Yorkshire celebrates excellence and innovation. We have modern, state-of-the-art facilities and provide first class learning and development opportunities. Mid-Yorks is transforming, grounded in our values to care and improve, respecting our patients, our community and our staff, to deliver the highest standards of care.

If you are a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking clinician with a passion for your profession and an enthusiasm to be part of a Trust striving to be the best, get in touch to see what a career at Mid-Yorkshire could be like for you.

Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving a CCT at the time of the advisory appointments committee.

The appointment will be on the basis of the new consultant contract laid down by the Hospital Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service and will be remunerated as appropriate on the salary scale £77,913 - £105,042 per annum.

Should applicants be currently or recently employed in a medical capacity the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right to request a reference from the Medical Director and/or Responsible Officer of any previous or current employing organisations.

For further enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Faisal Abid (Clinical Lead for Endoscopy) on 01924 546139, or by mobile via switchboard, or Dr Carol Amery (Head of Clinical Service, Gastroenterology) via secretary Mel Armitage on 01924 319231 / Ext: 36231 or

Shortlisted candidates are welcome to visit the department.

To apply, please click the apply button.

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