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Consultant Gastroenterologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Grange University Hospital, Cwmbran, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, and Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, SE Wales
Newport, Abergavenny and Cwmbran
£79,957 - £103,806
Salary period
24/03/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Consultant Gastroenterologist with an interest in luminal sub-speciality

Based at Royal Gwent Hospital/ Nevill Hall Hospital/ Grange University Hospital

Full Time (10 Sessions)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 24th March 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Nevill Hall hospital and The Royal Gwent Hospital, with inpatient sessions undertaken in Grange University hospital, the new state of the art specialist and critical care centre for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board that opened in November 2020. You could be joining an enthusiastic, vibrant team during an ambitious reconfiguration of gastroenterology services, taking account of the new centralisation of inpatient services. There is support to increase the consultant workforce with a further substantive position based in Royal Gwent Hospital and ongoing expansion across the Health Board anticipated in the next two years. We welcome applicants with a luminal gastroenterology specialty interest and a desire to work flexibly to maintain work-life balance.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including    
  • - an adults and children’s barred list check

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.


Vacancy Ref: 040-CON439-CF                  

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 24th March 2021

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:       20th January 2021    

Published in BMJ:      30th January 2021

Interview Date:            22nd April 2021

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Kanre Yearsley
Job title
Clinical Director Gastroenterology
Email address
Telephone number
01873 732430
Additional information

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Dr Karen Yearsley, Clinical Director Gastroenterology, 01873 732430 or Dr Rhodri Davies, Lead Bowel Screening Wales Colonoscopist, 01443 802216