Consultant Gastroenterology

  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • North West
  • Fixed

This award-winning Trust have created a new consultant post to increase the provision of Gastroenterology services to make up a total of eight full-time serving consultants. You will be expected to help the team continue to deliver world-class care which covers Gastroenterology in-patients, out-patient clinics, endoscopy services and the GI bleed on-call. As a senior member of the team you will also be expected to act as a leader for department which will include training and supervising more junior members of staff. The team here are lovely to work with and are happy to offer CESR support to the right candidate now that their most recent CESR appointee has reached specialist registration. 

Main Duties: 

  • You will be working a 10 PA post (40 hours). The job plan is divided as follows: 8 PAs in DCC (direct clinical contact) including outpatient clinics and endoscopy; and 2 PAs for SPA including audits, research and development of a sub-specialty of your choosing.
  • Provide inpatient cover for gastroenterology patients coming through the front door.
  • Run out-patient clinics for patients requiring long-term care.
  • Participate in the GI bleed consultant on call (currently a 1:8).
  • Work in the MDTs for radiology, hepatobiliary and upper GI cancers.
  • Supervise and manage more junior members of the clinical staff and contribute to teaching and learning of both postgraduate and undergraduate students.
  • Act as an effective team leader given you will be operating as one of the most senior doctors within department.

The Hospital:

The hospital is a large teaching hospital based in the north west of England. With the Trust employing over 5,000 staff, serving a population of about 800,000 people. The hospital is a wonderful place to work at with many doctors currently being helped through their CESR.

The endoscopy unit has recently been redeveloped to increase capacity, so comes with modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology.

The Trust has a partnership with several leading universities in the area so there are plenty of learning and teaching opportunities for doctors working here.

The location:

You will be based in a town in the north west of England, which is one of the most cosmopolitan regions of the UK. Here locals benefit from a lower cost of living and easy access to major cities like Manchester and Liverpool. There are more than twenty state-funded schools rated ‘Outstanding’ within a five-mile radius of the hospital.


To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • GMC registration complete or in process
  • MRCP (UK)

The below are preferred but not required: 

  • Previous consultant experience 
  • SCE Gastroenterology 

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.  

Tom Jowett Senior Recruitment Consultant

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