Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation? If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly, supportive, Gastroenterology team of 9 consultants. We are looking for a Consultant to join our expanding Department supporting 520,000 people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales.
We require an enthusiastic Gastroenterologist who will perform ERCP. We anticipate that applicants may not yet have the experience and skills to move directly into fully independent practice and support will be available to do this if required. Support will also be available to train in EUS should the successful candidate wish to develop this skill. We are looking forward to exciting changes with increasing investment in response to the Future Fit decision concerning the Counties care provision.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust provides District General Hospital clinical services to the population of Shropshire and mid-Wales with a dedicated Cancer and Haematology Centre at Shrewsbury. There has been centralisation of specialties such as Surgery, Stroke and Cardiac as well as Interventional Radiology to improve services and we anticipate further centralisation as our future-fit programme continues
You will not be part of the acute medical take but will support the out of hours Gastroenterology rota.
The post is for 11 Programmed Activities per week.
Shropshire is the largest inland county in the UK with Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, World Heritage sites and access to Mid Wales and the Welsh coast. There are good schools, amazingly affordable housing and a wide range of leisure pursuits.
Any candidate who wishes to be considered for part-time or flexible working is welcome to apply.
Candidates interested in this post are encouraged to discuss the Job Description further and to visit the department. Please contact Dr John Jones, Deputy Medical Director and Consultant Gastroenterologist or Dr Mark Smith Consultant Gastroenterologist.