Locum Consultant - Gastroenterology
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- General Medicine
- NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- Fixed term: 12 months (Locum Consultant)
- Full time
- Flexible working
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary
- £84,559 - £114,003 per annum
- 30/09/2022 23:59
''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.
Do you want to be part of a Team with an appetite for innovation and driving change?
Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a stunningly beautiful location with excellent transport links and within easy reach of Edinburgh, London (2 hour train journey), Manchester and Liverpool?
For those considering relocating, the area has many new housing developments, a bustling local business economy and a variety of dining, entertainment and leisure activities. As a Trust, we are keen to attract enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, can offer an attractive relocation package to the right candidates.
The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.
The interview date for this position is to be confirmed.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will play an important medical role in the delivery of
care to both inpatients and outpatients within the Trust footprint.
The post holder will be supported to develop an area of special
interest which ideally compliments the existing consultants. These
interests include Bowel Cancer Screening, Nutrition, Upper GI
cancer, Hepatology, HPB, ERCP and EUS, research and
The post holder will consolidate and support the development
Gastrointestinal services for the local population.
The role also involves participation in training and educational
activities in addition to practice to maintain clinical excellence within
A seven day Bleeding Service is in operation. The post holder
would be expected to contribute to 7 day endoscopy provision at
RLI. The rota is currently a 1:5 during the weekdays and 1:8 for
Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview. The post will be Locum Consultant post pending successful CESR Application.
Working for our organisation
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/
Qualifications and Experience
- Achieved Grade how many years?
- Gastro and Gen Med Experience
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Suzanne Lofthouse
- Job title
- Medicine Service Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number