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Consultant in Gastroenterology YC72 (Attracts RRP)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Specialist doctor, Gastroenterology
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our award-winning District General Hospital.


  • £15,000 welcome premium and up to £13,000 relocation expenses.
  • Work life balance with no commitment to general medicine on call rota.
  • Additional 1PA induction and leadership development time for 1st year.

(£8,000 relocation fee with option to negotiate an additional £5k with evidence and in line with current policy. The additional payment is subject to tax in line with HMRC rules).

We are looking for a Gastroenterology Consultant to join our team. If you have a particular area of special interest there will likely be scope to lead, develop and shape services in your area of expertise.

We have a 3-room endoscopy unit with close links to Leeds University. There are two registrars as part of our team. We see the full range of Gastroenterology conditions in our practice and have close links to hospitals across West Yorkshire. This is a particular exciting time for our team with leadership opportunities in helping plan our new hospital which will be built on our current site.

Main duties of the job

We provide Gastroenterology services to serve our local population. As you would expect this involves inpatient duties, support for primary care, endoscopy services, research, educational work and supervision duties.

Inpatient Duties

  • To work with other gastroenterologist to provide inpatient cover for gastroenterology patients requiring inpatients care on our base wards.
  • Reviewing in-patients cared for by another speciality whose team have requested gastroenterology input.
  • Rotation of Consultants in inpatient work.
  • Acute in-patients' endoscopy

Outpatient Duties

  • Regular commitment to outpatient gastroenterology clinics and /or hepatology clinics. Most of our clinics are face to face but there is also capacity for phone and video clinics. Airedale as a trust is renowned for its expertise in telemedicine.
  • There is an expectation to provide supervision to specialist nurses and registrars in an outpatient setting.

About us

Our award winning hospital is also in an award winning location providing genuine opportunities for a great work-life balance. Yorkshire has recently been voted as the third best region in the world by Lonely Planet, and our local town of Skipton has been voted as the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, commending its top class schools, great transport links, low crime and beautiful surrounding countryside.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further information and for full details of the role please see the attached job description and information pack.

Person Specification

  • MBChB or equivalent
  • Possession of MRCP, FRCP or equivalent
  • Possession of CCST / CCT in GIM (or be within 6 months of obtaining) or equivalent


  • Possession of a higher degree (PhD MD) or MPhil


  • Relevant experience in organisation and undertaking clinical audit / appraisal
  • Willingness to deploy a telemedicine mode of consultations




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