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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

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Bolton Hospice is seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed Doctors to a number of vacancies to further strengthen our highly regarded Medical Team and Specialist Service provision.

Medical Director Job Pack

Specialty Doctors Job Pack

How to apply
For more information please contact;

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

2 Posts

  • 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

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An exciting opportunity for one or two enthusiastic and experienced doctors to join a committed consultant-led multidisciplinary team delivering inpatient specialist palliative care for Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire. These posts are designed to increase the medical support to both the in-patient unit and the community. Depending on the days worked there is opportunity to develop interests in neurological care, education and community care. Support will be given to doctors wishing to pursue a Diploma in Palliative Medicine.

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

About Us:
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

How to apply
Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Annelise Matthews, Consultant in Palliative Medicine on (01767) 646410.

For further information and to apply please visit www.sueryder/careers
On the Job search enter 6387 under key words and press search

Vacancy link: https://jobs.suerydercare.org/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=2615199mOC&WVID=4121641WJu&LANG=USA

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

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Applications are invited for two consultant posts for a total of 14 PA’s/week. One post is a replacement post, the other an additional post. It is an exciting opportunity to join the team at Prospect to work to enhance and develop palliative care services locally. There is also 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

How to apply
Enquires would be welcomed by:
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

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Isabel Hospice is the only provider of Specialist Palliative Care to adults with life limiting illnesses in Eastern Hertfordshire. We offer our services to a population of around 370,000, either in the patient’s own home, nursing homes, our hospice day services or at our In-Patient Unit. We receive 1000-1200 referrals each year.

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.

How to apply
For informal enquiries, please contact Pia Amsler (Medical Director) on 01707 382500.

To apply please send a CV to Jane Slater, HR Advisor, 61 Bridge Road East, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1JR or email


Closing Date: 7 April 2017