Medical Director & Specialty Doctor Vacancies
The vacancies are open to part-time, full-time and role combination applicants and comprise of:-
*Medical Director x 4 sessions (per week)
*Primarily In-Patient Unit Specialty Doctor x 10 sessions (per week)
*Primarily Day Hospice (BHSS) Specialty Doctor x 2 sessions (per week)
*All also part of on-call rota
Dr (h.c) Leigh Vallance, Chief Executive
Tel: 01204 663066
Closing Date: 20 March 2017
Interview Date: Week commencing 27 March 2017
Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Including: 1:5 first on call weeknights and 1:7 weekends
- Post 1: 2 days per week + on call
- Post 2: 3 days per week + on call
Alternatively applications would be welcomed from candidates wishing to work full-time
You need to have full registration with the GMC and 4 years full time postgraduate training at least 2 of which will be in a relevant specialty.This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.
About St John’s Hospice:
St John’s is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Moggerhanger, near Bedford. We are here for people aged 18 and over who are dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including inpatient care in our 15 bed hospice. We host the innovative PEPS service coordinating palliative and end of life care in the community for all patients in Bedfordshire.
There are lots of great reasons to join us at Sue Ryder and here are a few more – http://www.sueryder.org/careers/benefits
At Sue Ryder not only do we treat more conditions than any other UK charity in our hospices, neurological care centres and out in the community; we also campaign to improve the lives of people living with them. We see the person, not the condition
For further information and to apply please visit www.sueryder/careers
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Closing Date: 25 March 2017
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Salary – In line with NHS Consultant pay scales
Full or Part-time considered – 14 PA’s available across two posts, with the opportunity to apply to be the Lead Consultant
Prospect Hospice is an independent hospice supporting a community of 300,000 people in Swindon, Marlborough and North Wiltshire, and the villages of Lechlade and Fairford in Gloucestershire. It is the only dedicated provider of specialist end of life care services within its locality. The Hospice’s multi-professionals teams support people in the community, in care homes, at the Great Western Hospital and at the Hospice in Wroughton.
As a Consultant in Palliative Medicine, you will be responsible for providing specialist care, advice and support across hospice in-patient care, community and hospital settings. You will be expected to provide teaching for doctors in training at Prospect as well as supporting education provision to other healthcare professionals across hospital and community settings.
All staff are encouraged to develop relevant professional skills and expertise. In-house education sessions occur regularly. Study leave and funding is available to attend agreed external educational events.
The successful applicants will join the current medical team of 1 part time Consultant in Palliative Medicine (8PA), 1 Speciality Doctor 0.6 WTE, 1 GP Clinical Assistant 0.2 WTE and 2 GPST1 Doctors 1.6 WTE.
For more information about Prospect Hospice, or to apply please visit our website www.prospect-hospice.net
Clare Robinson, Director of Patient Services – 01793 813355 or Dr Morwenna Hitchens, Consultant in Palliative Medicine – 07811 966394
Candidates are encouraged to visit Prospect Hospice and should contact using the details below to make arrangements: Clare Robinson Director of Patient Services, via Siobhain Acott or Sue Burke on 01793 816119.
Closing Date: 26 March 2017
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Full Time, Part Time Considered
Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire
Salary in line with NHS Consultant Pay Scales
We are seeking an enthusiastic Medical Consultant to take the lead in providing medical care to patients at our In Patient Unit and to work in collaboration with the Medical Director in the provision of community and domiciliary palliative care and to offer advice and support to our Community Nurse Specialists and other Health Care Professionals. The successful candidate will join a medical team consisting of another consultant (Medical Director), an Associate Specialist, three Specialty Doctors and two doctors in training as well as visiting and shadowing trainees and colleagues.
You will lead on medical clinical audit and participate and encourage all areas of Clinical Governance. You will supervise the two doctors in training (GP VTS and FY2) and be actively involved in the provision of the internal and external education programme.
We are actively developing our existing clinical services at present, seeking to offer even greater integrated care with the primary and tertiary sector. This is a very exciting time to join the expanding team and contribute with your own area of specialist interest, preferably palliative support for patients with cardiology or respiratory conditions. We are implementing “SystmOne” this summer and are utilizing the OACC measures in all clinical settings and areas. Striving to strengthen professional networks in the East Herts catchment area and a willingness to provide hospital support in the nearby District General Hospital would also be required.
You should be fully GMC registered with a licence to practise, with inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register for Palliative Medicine and be experienced in managing patients with malignant and non-malignant conditions in a variety of settings. You should have good leadership skills with the ability to supervise, mentor and support junior doctors, whilst managing the day to day clinical demands of the service. You will also need proven teaching ability and experience in undertaking audit.
Full UK driving licence is essential and access to your own vehicle.
Closing Date: 7 April 2017