Locum Consultant in Gastroenterology
Applications are invited for a new post to join a complement of 7 Consultants Gastroenterologists responsible for the provision of Gastro-intestinal services to the population of Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot based at Morriston Hospital. The post involves acute medical on call at Morriston Hospital, where the post holder will join 22 Consultant Physicians at Morriston Hospital providing acute general medical on call. The post holder will also be joined by 7 GI consultants from other hospitals in the health board providing out-patient GI and endoscopy services. This post would be suited for a person with special interest in IBD, Liver or Luminal Gastroenterology. The Gastroenterology Department in the health board provides all aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, except transplantation, and enjoys excellent Surgical and Multidisciplinary Team support. There is a dedicated Endoscopy Unit and excellent Radiology facilities. There are opportunities for research and to undertake teaching of Undergraduate students as part of the Swansea University College of Medicine. We have close links with Swansea University and other University College partners in South Wales especially in the areas of research & development and multi-professional teaching. This is an exciting time to be joining the health board, as developments and reconfiguration continue as a part of the ARCH program in the not too distant future all medical emergencies for Swansea, Neath & Port Talbot will be admitted onto the Morriston site. There are plans for a single gastroenterology department with acute work in Morriston hospital and a network of elective and ambulatory services provided in other hospitals in the locality. Consultants in the SBU-HB benefit from a flexible approach to working practices. We place great emphasis on continuous professional development and will actively support you in the development and achievement of personal goals. Active commitment to audit and clinical governance within the department will also be encouraged. All candidates will require being on the GMC Specialist Register and hold a CCT or being within 6 months of obtaining the certificate, or will be an established Consultant. For further details / informal visits contact: For an informal discussion about this opportunity, you are encouraged to contact: Dr. Praveen Eadala [Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology] on Dr David Price [Associate Unit Medical Director] Mr Gareth Cottrell [Associate Service Director] on Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers. Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership. We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .