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Fixed Term Consultant Gastroenterologist

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£99,532 to £131,964 per annum
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Specialist doctor, Gastroenterology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a whole time (10 programmed activities and on-call) appointment as a Consultant Gastroenterologist to join our supportive and forward-thinking Gastroenterology team at 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

The successful post-holder will:

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to provide a consultant-led service with the highest standards of patient care
  • Work with the multi-professional team to develop care pathways and clinical guidelines
  • Develop and maintain good working practices
  • Collaborate and promote close working links with colleagues in tertiary centres, community services and primary care
  • Provide support and leadership to junior medical colleagues, nursing colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team

About us

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.

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
  • CCT Gastroenterology or equivalent (or within 6 months of eligibility for specialist register)
  • GMC Registration with Licence to Practice
  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via CCT/CESR/European Community Rights


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


  • Experience in teaching undergraduates and Post graduate trainees.


  • Teaching qualification e.g. physician as educator accreditation




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