Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Locum consultant

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Locum consultant
Fixed term - 4 months
Full time 10 PAs
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill - Kings College
£78,923 - £105,652 per annum Inc London Weighting
25/06/2018 23:59

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist to start at the Paediatric Liver, GI and Nutrition centre at King's College Hospital.

This is a full time substantive post covering most aspects of Paediatric gastroenterology, joining Dr. Vadamalayan who leads the Paediatric gastroenterology service allied to the large Paediatric hepatology service at King’s College Hospital. Prof Anil Dhawan, director of Paediatric liver, GI, Nutrition centre leads the service including hepatology, the intestinal failure service and small bowel transplantation.

The Trust has recently been granted the second national contract for small bowel transplant in children. There is an established multidisciplinary nutrition team providing TPN (hospital & home) and enteral nutrition support. Paediatric Surgeons, Paediatric Hepatologist and Paediatric Gastroenterologist provide upper and lower G.I endoscopy services including variceal banding.

Specialist services like impedance pH study, single and double balloon enteroscopy, video capsule enteroscopy and ERCP for children are performed.

There is a very close link with other sub specialty services including Paediatric allergy, respiratory and adult gastroenterology team both at King’s College Hospital

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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

Interested applicants should telephone 020 3299 9000 ext 34408 (Prof Dhawan) or extn 31674 (Dr Vadamalayan) to arrange an informal visit to the Unit.