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Senior Clinical Fellow Gastroenterology

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 Per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Specialist doctor, Gastroenterology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Job Details

This a full time Senior Clinical Fellow post in Gastroenterology in response to Service need. The post will be fixed term for 12 months

We are looking for a doctor to join us in the Gastroenterology Department at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. The roles will have inpatient and outpatient duties. While this will be a service post, there will be training opportunities available to successful applicants.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

Main duties of the job

The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals.

All employees, including the appointee, will be expected to be involved in implementing the Trust's Clinical Governance programme. This includes active participation in clinical audit, quality, clinical guidelines/pathways, professional development, appraisal and risk management

The post will largely be involved in providing high quality inpatient care to our large cohort of Gastroenterology inpatients. The inpatient teams are divided into 3 (luminal Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) and the successful applicant will likely rotate through these teams. The Department runs a 7 day a week 8am-8pm on call Gastroenterology Middle Grade Rota for Gastroenterology emergencies which the appointee will be expected to contribute to. There will be opportunities to attend Outpatient clinics. This will be a combination of service provision and training opportunity. There will be opportunities to attend MDTs and get exposure to and experience Endoscopy.

The appointee will be allocated a Clinical/Educational Supervisor so that training opportunities and personal development are identified and planned for

About us

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the busiest teaching trusts in England. We serve over 900,000 people across Norfolk, North Suffolk and surrounding areas for specialist services. In 2016/17 our 7,500 members of staff delivered 816,000 outpatient appointments, 90,000 day cases and 90,000 inpatient admissions from our two hospitals.

  • The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is located on the Norwich Research Park and serves the population of Norfolk and Norfolk Suffolk and further afield for specialist services. It opened in 2001 and is a 1,200 bed teaching hospital with state-of-the-art facilities. We provide a wide range of secondary and tertiary services, including Accident and Emergency. The trust will be commemorating 250 years of a hospital in Norwich in 2022
  • Cromer and District Hospital is located in Cromer on the North Norfolk coast and serves the North Norfolk population. It was redeveloped in 2012 to replace the 1930s-founded hospital. We provide a wide range of consultant-led outpatient services, day case operations and a Minor Injuries Unit (MIU). The trust commemorated 150 years of a hospital in Cromer in 2017/18.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description, main responsibilities and further information on our hospital please read the attached job description

Person Specification

  • Full GMC with licence to practice


  • MBBS or equivalent


  • Higher degree


  • Overseas nationals must have equivalent of 5 years training in the NHS required for the specialty


  • Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest


  • Interest in Gastroenterology, including treatment of both in-patients and out-patients and endoscopy


  • Sub-specialty interest in Upper GI


  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff
  • Good knowledge of, and ability to use, spoken and written English

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