Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal General Surgeon

Abergavenny, Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
£75,881 - £98,515 per annum/pro rata
12 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal General Surgeon

Special Interst: Upper Gastrointestinal, Day-Case Surgery and Ambulatory Care

Based at Nevill Hall Hospital, SE Wales

Full Time (10 Sessions plus 2 Temporary Additional Sessions)

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th September 2019 


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is one of the largest and busiest in the UK with acute hospitals at Newport, Abergavenny and Ystrad Mynach, supported by community hospitals and extensive community, general practices, mental health and learning disability services. The Board has three acute hospitals and twelve other hospitals. The Grange University Hospital, the new Specialist and Critical Care Centre, and is due to start receiving patients from 2021. It has over 13,000 staff, including over 1,000 doctors and general practitioners, 250 consultants and a nursing staff of more than 5,000. Its Clinical School has 950 medical students and 350 post-graduate junior doctor replacements each year.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

This position involves Regulated Activity with children and adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

Enhanced check with barred list information, including

- an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

This post is not included on the current UK Shortage Occupation List and is subject to the rules outlined in the attachment ‘Resident Labour Market Test Guidance’.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON346-R-A                   

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 26th September 2019

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac: 12th August 2019           

Published in BMJ: 24th August May 2019    

Interview Date: 25th October 2019        



For further details / informal visits contact:

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Mr Michael Nutt, Lead Clinician for Upper GI Surgery, 01633 234275 or Mr Krishnamurthy Somasekar, Clinical Director for Surgery, 01873 732003