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Consultant Gastroenterologist with an interest in IBD


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Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 sessions)
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University Hospital of Wales
£82,356 - £106,920
12/12/2021 23:59



Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Gastroenterologist with an IBD interest based at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

The successful candidate will join a team of 11 Gastroenterologists (one academic) and four Consultant Hepatologists (two academic posts) within the Health Board.  The post holder will work with GI directorate staff to further develop luminal gastroenterology services in Cardiff.

The department provides a comprehensive service for patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders from Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, both at district level and as a tertiary centre.  The Cardiff Crohn’s and Colitis clinic offers a regional IBD service.  The appointee will join two other Consultants with an IBD interest, supported by IBD specialist and infusion nurses, specialist GI dietician, and with links to the Intestinal Failure team.  There are regular IBD radiology MDT’s, biologics reviews and business meetings, and combined adolescent IBD clinics with the Paediatric Gastroenterologists.  There are strong links with Cardiff University’s School of Medicine.

Duties will include inpatient and outpatient luminal gastroenterology sessions with a particular focus on IBD based at University Hospital of Wales.  There will be participation in a 1 in 13 rota for weekend GI retrieval and ward reviews and a 1 in 15 emergency endoscopy rota.  The post holder will not participate in the general medical on-call rota but the team review all new GI and liver admissions daily.


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is recognised as a teaching centre of excellence in a wide range of clinical services including endoscopy.  There is an ongoing programme of IBD related research. 

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for Wales.  The basic salary range for this post is £82,356 per annum to £106,920 per annum plus a further £26,672 per annum available in Commitment Awards.  Consultants in Wales paid on one of the first three points of the substantive Consultant pay scale also receive a Wales recruitment incentive payment.

Applicants must ensure they provide the names and contact details of referees covering at least the last three years of their employment/training history in full.  In addition, applicants who are currently or have most recently been employed as a substantive Consultant or as a Locum Consultant in post for more than 12 months must also provide the name of their Medical Director as an additional referee.

For more information or to visit the department interested applicants should contact:-

Dr Clare Tibbatts, Clinical Director & IBD Clinical Lead

(029) 2182 6363



Dr Brijesh Srivastava, Deputy Clinical Director


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Clare Tibbatts
Job title
Clinical Director & IBD Clinical Lead
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Telephone number
(029) 2182 6363
Additional information

Dr Clare Tibbatts, Clinical Director & IBD Clinical Lead

(029) 2182 6363


Dr Brijesh Srivastava, Deputy Clinical Director