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Consultant Gastroenterologist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
18 Feb 2023

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Hospital, Gastroenterology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have two new Consultant Gastroenterologists posts based at Morriston Hospital. You would join the Gastroenterology Team who provide a service for the population of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

This is an opportunity to join a busy, dynamic multidisciplinary team to help us improve the Gastroenterology service that we provide to our population. An exciting opportunity where you can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities here with us.

There are Gastroenterology wards are across two sites in the Health Board and we are working towards JAG accredited rooms in our endoscopy department.The Endoscopy Service is delivered by clinicians in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Upper & Lower GI Surgeons and two Clinical Endoscopists.

Main duties of the job

You must have a broad experience in the management of both Gastroenterology inpatients and Gastroenterology outpatients. You will need to be fully competent in all aspects of upper and lower GI endoscopy as well as management of GI bleeding.

You will be involved in the provision of designated lists per week (both inpatient and outpatient, emergency and non-emergency.

There will be opportunities to develop your interests further and you will have the chance to participate in ongoing research activity in the department as well as contribute to audit and development of guidelines.

You will be part of the on call rota.

About us

Our values encourage continuous improvement and as such you will have the opportunity for regular career development to ensure you're on the cutting edge and at the top of your game. Additionally, the service is supportive of staff developing portfolio careers and have excellent opportunities for you to explore opportunities in medical management, quality improvement, quality and safety, research and teaching.

The Health Board has strong academic links with Swansea University and Medical School and honorary appointments exist should you wish to explore this as part of your career development.

There are also a range of other benefits including access to NHS retail discounts and special offers, NHS car leasing without a credit check and much more.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For the full details regarding the post and working for the organisation please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

  • GMC Registration


  • Licence to Practise
  • On Specialist Register or within 6 months


  • Broad experience in the management of both Gastroenterology inpatients and Gastroenterology outpatients

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About us:

Swansea Bay UHB covers a population of approximately 390,000 in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, with an annual budget of around £1bn. The health board employs approximately 12,500 staff.

It has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton in Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot Hospital in Port Talbot. We also have a community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals.

Primary care independent contractors play an essential role in the care of our population and the health board commissions services from GPs, opticians, pharmacists and dentists across the area.

We have 49 GP practices in our health board area, 72 dental practices including orthodontists, 31 optometry practices and 92 community pharmacies. Mental health and learning disabilities services are provided both in hospital and community settings.

The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Morriston Hospital forms part of the UK network of burns and plastic surgery units, covering Wales, and the south west of England. Morriston is one of two specialist cardiac surgery services in Wales.

Other specialist services provided by the health board included cleft lip and palate, renal, fertility and bariatric surgery. Forensic mental health services are provided to a wider community which extends across the whole of South Wales.

The health board has an excellent reputation for research and innovation, with excellent links with Swansea University.

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Our Sites:

  • Morriston Hospital - our largest site, hosting our Emergency Department and tertiary services. One of the largest in Wales
  • Singleton Hospital hosts a range of acute services and maternity unit
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day case services 
  • We also provide a comprehensive Mental Health Service at Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend sites, along with Gorseinon Hospital for Assessment and Rehabilitation of Older People
  • Learning Disabilities - Celebrating 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

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