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Senior fellow in endoscopy

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term 12 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£48,075 pa
03/03/2020 23:59

Applicants are invited to apply for two full time senior fellows in endoscopy at Southampton General Hospital endoscopy unit commencing asap. This post is fixed term for 12 months.

This is an exciting opportunity to spend 1 year consolidating diagnostic endoscopic skills with delivery of service GI endoscopy sessions, whilst training to a high level in an advanced endoscopic field to match the candidate’s requirements.   


UHS is a large, busy, academic, tertiary referral centre for GI bleeding, cancer and complex endoscopy and us such training is available from experts in complex endoscopic resection (EMR/ESD) and ablation techniques (RFA), or ERCP (including laser lithotripsy and spyglass) and/or EUS. These opportunities can be tailored to meet the applicant’s requirements.


The post includes service endoscopy sessions to consolidate experience. UHS Endoscopy unit is a renowned training centre and there is an opportunity to take part in training more junior endoscopists and be trainee faculty on the JAG accredited courses we provide. There will be opportunity to take part in research and audit.


Applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council and be eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialty training and have full JAG accreditation in gastroscopy and a minimum of provisional accreditation in colonoscopy. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English. Candidates are encouraged to phone to discuss or visit and should contact Dr Phil Boger,  Dr Praful Patel, or Dr Imdi Rahman on 023 8120 8635.


Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists).Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary -  MT04 £48,075 Travelling expenses will not be paid for attending interview. Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

Job Reference: MT0226 - This vacancy closes on or before:  3rd March 2020


As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.  As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health. UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.Candidates are encouraged to phone to discuss or visit and should contact Dr. Phil Boger, Dr Praful Patel, or Dr Imdi Rahman on 0238120 8635.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Contact Dr. Phil Boger - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Praful Patel - Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Imdi Rahman - Consultant Gastroenterologist

on 0238120 8635.

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