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Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,940 to £47,547 a year gross per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

The Health Board wishes to appoint 2 x fixed term Clinical Fellows to join the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) which is the largest Health Board in Wales, until 6TH August 2024

These posts will be located at Bangor Hospital.

Bangor Hospital is sandwiched between Snowdonia National Park and the stunning coastline of Anglesey. The area is well known for its beautiful beaches, lakes and mountains and is becoming popular for those seeking an outdoor lifestyle. If you like outdoor pursuits, hill-walking, rock-climbing, kite-surfing and sailing, then all of these are on your doorstep, yet we are only a one hour's drive to Chester / M6 and three hours to London by direct train.

Main duties of the job

This 12 month post (extendable if required) will be available from the 2nd August and is based in a well-supported environment within a friendly rural DGH, covering a rural area the size of Greater London. There are unique challenges in delivering high quality health care to this diverse population and we are seeking a highly motivated team player to come and join a dynamic team of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

The successful applicant will have access to twice weekly endoscopy lists, outpatient clinics and will also have weekly protected time for administrative and professional activities. This role is ideal for those requiring experience prior to applying for specialist training.

These posts are equivalent to Specialty Trainee level and contribute to the GIM on-call rota, currently a 1 in 5.5 weekends, attracting a 1b banding ( 40% ) pay supplement.

To practice medicine in the UK you need to hold both GMC registration and a licence to practise.

These posts do not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean and are not recognised for training but appropriate educational supervision will be provided.

In addition to ward cover, successful applicants will have access to outpatient clinics and endoscopy lists.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification which can be found in the Supporting Documents section.

Person Specification

Training and Experience


  • MCRP part 1
  • The applicant must have achieved a primary medical qualification as recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC).
  • Minimum 2 years experience at SHO grade in General Medicine.


  • Evidence of audits / presentations / publications in area of interest.



  • o Full registration with the GMC
  • o MRCS or qualification at equivalent level
  • o Meet UK/EEA immigration regulations or apply for a work permit.

Basic Skills & Abilities


  • o General medical treatments and skills appropriate to the degree
  • o Supervision and learning of junior doctors and nursing staff
  • o Know when to ask for help
  • o Ability to provide information.
  • o Be able to write relevant, legible clinical notes.
  • o Effective and safe written and oral communication skills.
  • o Willingness to participate in patient management.
  • o Ability to treat difficult interviews with patients or relationships with wisdom and sensitivity
  • o Basic IT skills


  • o Qualified to provide General Internal Medicine On-Call service at Middle Degree level
  • o Clinical experience outside the specialty
  • o Additional experience in Endoscopy procedures
  • Advanced IT skills including information on website authorisation.

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