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Locum Consultant in Gastroenterology

Job Description

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute hospital services and community health services across Wiltshire. We have approximately 5,200 staff who pride themselves in delivering an outstanding service to patients and users.

Locum Consultant in Gastroenterology

The Great Western Hospital is looking for a enthusiastic and forward thinking Locum Consultant Gastroenterologist/General Physician to join our existing team of 5 Consultant Gastroenterologists. This is an exciting opportunity for the new team member to join our well located DGH at a time when the Trust is changing practise throughout the hospital.

We are looking for candidates who will work closely with the existing team of 5 Consultants. We believe that this is essential for us to provide a first class service where the patient and their relatives come first.

The post is from ASAP for 6 months.

The specialty is fully integrated within the proactive Unscheduled Care directorate and provides gastroenterological support across the hospital.

The successful candidate will be expected to play an active part in the development of the Gastroenterology Unit and every support will be given through CPD and governance.

It is desirable for candidates to hold CCT or equivalent. As such the post holder should be trained in all aspects of Gastroenterology.

Swindon, Wiltshire and the Cotswolds

Swindon is a thriving town set between the Cotswolds to the North and West, the Upper Thames valley to the East and the Marlborough Downs to the South. London, Bristol and Oxford are all within easy reach, approximately one hour by car with good links by public transport. The rail journey to London Paddington from Swindon is approximately 55 minutes and Heathrow Airport is only an hour away from Swindon by car.

There are beautiful villages with excellent housing in the surrounding rural areas of Wiltshire, the Cotswolds and Marlborough. Marlborough is a bustling market town located in Savernake Forest only 10 miles away from the Great Western and offers a variety of housing and renowned educational institutions. Cirencester, capital of the Cotswolds, is only twenty miles away with great amenities and picturesque surroundings.

How to Apply
Before you apply, please feel free to visit the trust, discuss your ideas and ask any questions you may have. Dr Andrew Claridge and the team can be contacted on  ( Phone number removed ) , email ( Email address removed ) or you can contact Dr Tobenna Onyirioha, Associate Medical Director on  ( Phone number removed ) , email ( Email address removed )

To apply please complete the online application form.

Please note this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if interested. We will endeavour to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

All new starters with the Trust will be subject to a six month probationary period. The probationary period works alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment that allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role within a reasonable and realistic timescale.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised as a GWH position and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

All candidates that are offered a position after the 1st July 2016 will be required to pay for their own DBS checks if one is required for the post they are offered. For standard DBS checks the cost is £26 and will recovered from the first months pay; for enhanced DBS checks the cost is £44 and will be split over the first 2 months pay. (£22 each month)

If you are offered a bank post that requires a DBS you will need to pay for this prior to commencing.

GWH NHS Foundation Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The organization is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team.

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

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