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Fixed Term Consultant Gastroenterologist

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 per annum
Closing date
6 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Gastroenterology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Consultant Physicians with an interest in Gastroenterology

Trust-wide based at Boston with requirement to travel to Lincoln & Grantham sites and peripheral hospitals in the locality for Outpatient Clinics

10 PA's + on call supplement

There are 3 fixed-term posts available, (see indicative job plans for each post) across the 3 main hospital sites with the requirement to travel to peripheral hospital sites within the Trust to do Endoscopy and Clinics.

Main duties of the job

We are keen to appoint candidates with the following skills: ERCP, EUS and Capsular Endoscopy.

CCT Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology or equivalent, or within 6 months of eligibility of specialist register

Possession of MRCP or equivalent

Wide experience of diagnostic and basic therapeutic upper and lower techniques.

About us

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. We operate 4 hospital sites and deliver services in a range of other settings we employ around 7,800 staff, and have a turnover in excess of 400m per annum. The gastroenterology unit is a friendly and supportive team, with a well developed team ethic, which is shared by the junior medical support. In addition, there are a number of Nurse Specialists in endoscopy doing both upper and lower GI endoscopies. There are Macmillan upper GI nurse specialists to support the upper GI/HPB cancer caseload, IBD nurse specialists and further nurse specialists supporting Hepatitis C treatment and alcohol liaison.

Job description
Job responsibilities

There is an exciting opportunity to join this friendly department. The post holder will contribute to the provision of a high quality gastroenterology service for Lincolnshire, working closely with full-time colleagues on each site. The appointee will be expected to join the GI bleed rota on a 1:6 basis. Whilst it is most important to us to find the right colleague to work with, applicants with interests in hepato-biliary disease, nutrition or advanced endoscopy techniques would be particularly welcome.


In return, we will support your personal development and continued professional development, and offer you to be part of our team. The NHS also offers one of the most competitive benefits package with regards to Annual Leave, Pensions and a comprehensive range of NHS Discounts.

To submit an application, please click on the apply button below and submit your application.

Equality statement

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and improving working lives. We welcome applications from members of the minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. All applications will be treated on merit. Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, both as service users and visitors to Trust premises. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults.

Relocation Allowances

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust will assist new employees, who are eligible, with relocation expenses as per Trust policy.

Person Specification

  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Fully registered with the GMC with Licence to Practice
  • On specialist register or within 6 months of completion of CCT


  • MD or PhD
  • Sub specialty accreditation
  • Experience in GI motility and Functional Bowel Disorders


  • Able to perform a wide range of diagnostic and Therapeutic upper & lower GI endoscopic procedures


  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures


  • Experience in teaching undergraduates and Post graduate trainees.


  • Teaching qualification e.g. physician as educator accreditation

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