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Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology (Luminal) and General Medicine

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details

This post is a full time, fixed term appointment at SpR level in Luminal Gastroenterology and General Medicine at the Bristol Royal infirmary. The post is initially for a 12 month period, with the option to extend if appropriate and assuming progress is satisfactory.

The successful applicant will join a dynamic gastroenterology team, working clinically to support both inpatient and outpatient work. There will also be the opportunity to work in luminal research via established research links with the University of Bristol.

In addition the post holder will be part of the general medical oncall rota at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, leading the acute medical take and the out of hours medical inpatient team as medical registrar.

Main duties of the job

The Department of Gastroenterology offers exposure to the regional intestinal failure service, experience in working in complex inflammatory bowel disease and in luminal research. The clinical aspect of the post can be tailored to the needs of the post-holder with the aim to provide 1 outpatient clinic per week, seeing both new and follow up patients (inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition and general luminal gastroenterology), supervised by a consultant from the gastrointestinal team. A regular endoscopy list will also be timetabled with additional endoscopy experience available via the daily acute GI bleed lists and adhoc inpatient lists. The remaining clinical time will be spent supporting inpatient work on the specialist gastrointestinal ward and providing an inreach service.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Protected research time will be provided. There are several research themes within the department and the successful applicant will be able to discuss which project most suits their needs and interests.

High quality postgraduate education is provided through weekly gastrointestinal departmental meetings, the Division of Medicine Grand Round, multidisciplinary meetings in Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Gastrointestinal Radiology. Attendance at Severn General Medicine and Gastroentorology regional training days is encouraged.

In addition the post holder will be part of the general medical oncall rota at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, leading the acute medical take and the out of hours medical inpatient team as medical registrar.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Gastroenterology experience
  • Able to assess, initially resuscitate and stabilise acutely sick patients
  • Able to lead cardiac arrest team
  • Training /experience in Respiratory Failure and management of patients on NIV/CPAP
  • Understands audit and governance processes


  • Research experience


  • Evidence of entitlement to live and work in the UK

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Good communication skills
  • A willingness to undertake additional clinical duties when necessary, including cover for colleagues on leave


  • Endoscopy experience

Education and Qualifications

  • Registered with Gernal Mediccal Council (UK)
  • MRCP or Equivalent
  • Advanced Life Support Provider
  • Previous experience of working in in the British NHS Healthcare system (not observing) and completion of CT1/CT2/IMT training


  • Other membership, fellowship or diplomas





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