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Fixed Term Locum 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

This is a whole time (10 programmed activities and on-call) appointment as a Consultant Gastroenterologist for the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, based at Lincoln county hospital. This is an established post developed to support the expansion of gastroenterology and endoscopy at Lincoln County Hospital.

Any applicant who is unable for personal reasons to work full time will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis with the trust in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Any applicants with an interest in ERCP would be regarded favourably.
Main duties of the job

This post is to meet the growing demand for gastroenterology services across the county in addition to supporting daily senior review of 10- 20 inpatients at Lincoln County Hospital and the emergency upper GI haemorrhage on-call rota. Any applicants with an interest in ERCP would be regarded favourably.

The post sits within the department of gastroenterology and managerially within the speciality medicine business unit. It is anticipated that with this post the eight gastroenterologists will work as a team to ensure robust and appropriate cover of the wards and gastroenterology referrals. Teamwork is an essential requirement.

The post-holder will take responsibility for their continuing professional development (CPD) and will be supported by the trust when appropriate. The post-holder will also be required to be committed to ensuring their revalidation is completed and up to date.

About us

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) is one of the largest trusts in the country. Through four main hospitals and four additional hospitals where we provide some services, we provide a comprehensive range of hospital-based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to the 700,000 people of Lincolnshire.We provide a wide range of healthcare services delivered by 7,800 highly trained staff and volunteers. Our services cost over 400m each year to provide and we invest around 18m each year in improving our clinical services by replacing and upgrading our medical equipment, modernising our estate and facilities and improving our information and technology infrastructure. In an average year, we treat more than 180,000 A& E patients, nearly half a million outpatients and almost 100,000 inpatients.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further details regarding the job role please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent


  • An appropriate higher degree e.g. an MD, PhD or equivalent


  • CCT Gastroenterology or equivalent (or within 6 months of eligibility for specialist register)
  • Current valid GMC registration
  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via CCT/CESR/European Community Rights


  • Hepatology training Nutrition experience G(I)M certification


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


  • Advanced intervention or ERCP / EUS / Capsule endoscopy experience

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