Job Vacancies

Phyllis Tuckwell provides supportive and end of life care for people living with an advanced or other terminal illness. Phyllis Tuckwell is based in Farnham and Guildford and serves a population of 550,000 across West Surrey and North East Hampshire.


Full time substantive Consultant in Palliative Medicine with Education

24 – 40 hours per week (0.6-1 WTE)

Salary £88,364 – £119,133 per annum WTE (pro rated per annum) 


Phyllis Tuckwell is recruiting for a substantive Consultant in Palliative Medicine with education.

The vacancy has come about through the resignation of an established consultant in the team. The post has Royal College of Physicians approval.

The clinical care will be delivered in the Community or on the In-Patient Unit. The post will also include supporting professional activity time dedicated to the development and delivery of educational activities to the organisation’s multidisciplinary team and external colleagues.

The role requires excellent communication, project management, organisation and computer skills. The successful applicant will receive a comprehensive induction and training programme.


Part time and job share applicants would be considered.

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a busy team
  • Have good computer skills and be willing to learn
  • Have excellent organisational skills with an attention to detail


In return we offer:

  • 6 weeks paid holiday prorated plus public holidays
  • Continuation of NHS Pension or Phyllis Tuckwell Group Personal Pension Plan (matched contributions up to 7.5%)
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Benefit Scheme
  • Comprehensive education and training
  • Clinical Supervision
  • A motivated and compassionate team whose passion is to make a difference
  • Multidisciplinary working within a forward thinking and supportive organisation

For a discussion about the role or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Cate Seton-Jones Medical Director at Phyllis Tuckwell: telephone 01252 729400; email

To apply online please visit our website. If you are unable to apply online, application packs are available from HR on 01252 729408 or email:

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Thursday 13th July 2023

Interviews will be held on: Monday 24th July 2023  

Job Profile Document

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Phyllis Tuckwell, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BL



Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Academic Palliative Medicine Physician
Department of Medicine,  St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto


The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine are seeking a qualified full-time academic physician with advanced training in palliative medicine. The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher (CT) or Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI).  The expected start date of the position is October 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and have, or be eligible for, certification in Palliative Medicine and/or Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate must have advanced training in palliative medicine and proven clinical excellence in the various aspects of palliative care.  Preferably, the successful candidate will also have or be working towards a graduate degree relevant to their area of specialization. Experience in program development, leadership and/or curriculum development will be assets. The successful candidate will participate in the educational programs in Palliative Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and may collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs.  For details on the University of Toronto academic clinical faculty requirements for advanced training and demonstrated scholarship for the job descriptions of CT and CQI, please see Table 2 at

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of General Internal Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital.  Clinical activities will include attending on the inpatient service, participating in the weekend on call rotation schedule as well as consults for in-hospital patients on other services. There will also be opportunities to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and quality improvement activities in conjunction with clinical work.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience, and is conservatively estimated to be in the range of $275,000 to $350,000 per annum based on fee for service billings. A comprehensive extended health and dental benefit program is included.  The successful candidate may be eligible for relocation benefits.  All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English.  Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2023 or until the position is filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of four referees, two who are internal to your current organization, and two external, to:


Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, DOM recruitment coordinator

St. Michael’s Hospital – Unity Health Toronto

30 Bond Street, Room 1-420 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8 Canada



St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, comprised of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. Unity Health Toronto is one of Canada’s largest Catholic healthcare networks serving patients, residents and clients across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care services to post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long-term care, while investing in world-class research and education. St. Michael’s Hospital is a teaching and research hospital in downtown Toronto. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, diabetes and osteoporosis care, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in 29 academic disciplines.

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit

For information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine in Eastern Region

Time to consider a move to the East Coast of Suffolk?
• A rare opportunity to take on a senior role in an established and successful organisation
• Be at the forefront of designing and implementing new services
• An unprecedented time of investment and service development in the area
• CQC rated ‘outstanding’ hospice
• Beautiful Suffolk/Norfolk coast
• Supportive and ‘down to earth’ medical teams

A substantive Medical Director post is available for a Consultant in Palliative Medicine due to retirement.

After more than 30 years of delivering excellent care, St Elizabeth Hospice continues to drive forward innovation and development of services. This post supports the development of new models of care, both in the Ipswich and East Suffolk locality and further up the coast to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

This is an opportunity to be part of something special, building on the existing services and devising new services in two localities. This beautiful area of the country supports a good work-life balance and is easily accessible to Cambridge, Norwich, London and beyond. There are strong links between local acute and palliative care providers and with University of Cambridge Medical School and University of East Anglia Medical School, and the new University of Suffolk with its Integrated Care Academy.

The successful candidate will join the hospice’s Senior Leadership team and lead an experienced Medical team, alongside delivering clinical sessions. They will be employed by St Elizabeth Hospice, supported by NHS Terms and Conditions. There is strong degree of flexibility in what sessions are available and we encourage interested candidates to talk to us about their ideal job plan. For more details about this role please view the job description and person specification, which awaits RCP approval. Alternatively, for an informal discussion contact Lesley Chandler, PA to Medical Team on 01473 707926.

Closing date: 4 June 2023
Interview date: 27 June 2023

To read the supporting documents and apply: NHS Jobs

Work in Malta – Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Recruiter: Hospice Malta
Location: St. Venera, Malta
Sector: Hospice Care, Palliative Care
Career Level: Consultant
Contract Type: Definite; Sabbatical; Hours: Full time


• Competitive Salary with lower cost of living
• Full MDT support
• Comfortable Working Conditions
• New Hospice Opening Soon
• Over 4 weeks of Vacation leave and 2 weeks of study leave a year
• Free childcare (from 3 months) and school transport.


We are seeking to recruit a Consultant/Specialist in Palliative Care to work in Hospice Malta’s new, 16 bed, in-patient Palliative Care complex/facility. You will provide leadership at Consultant level and will work with the existing multi-disciplinary Palliative Care teams within primary and community sectors to support, develop and deliver seamless integrated care to improve the experience for patients with palliative care needs.

The Ideal candidate will be: An established consultant in Palliative Care.
The successful candidate must eventually be listed in the Specialist Register kept by the Medical Council of Malta and must also be fully registered with the Medical Council of Malta before appointment.

The post is offered on a full-time basis however, the NGO would welcome discussion with individuals looking for a more flexible working pattern to support a different work life balance or are looking for a sabbatical position.


About Hospice Malta
Hospice Malta, a registered NGO with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organizations (VO/0062) since 1989, presently offering community centered palliative care in Malta and Gozo.

The Organisation offers its services through a professional multidisciplinary team. The patient-centered palliative care offered, targets the relief of pain and other physical symptoms; emotional, psycho-social, and spiritual issues as well as bereavement support. Additionally, education, advice and promotion of palliative care remain at the core of Hospice Malta’s services. In 2024, Hospice Malta will also be offering in-patient palliative care services through its new St Michael Hospice complex
For an informal discussion and further details, please contact:

Kenneth Delia CEO Tel: +356 79933894

Work in Queensland – Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Time for a sea-change? Make a move to sunny Queensland, Australia?

  • 10 newly funded substantive palliative medicine consultant jobs in Queensland’s growing palliative care services of Toowoomba, Ipswich, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns
  • Work involves both hospital inpatient consultations and community palliative care
  • Expect to earn between $300,000 and $400,000 Australian Dollars yearly (£160,000 to £215,000 British Pounds) for a 40-hour Monday-to-Friday work week, depending on level of experience

Queensland’s 1-million regional and rural population is currently served by a number of fledgling palliative care teams that include 7 palliative medicine consultants. This population is also supported by excellent hospital services with well-established medical oncology, radiology, emergency medicine, intensive care and radiotherapy services. The Queensland State Government is releasing significant funds to grow the palliative care services in these rural and regional areas. This includes new funding for an additional 10 palliative medicine consultants.

Job opportunities are available in the towns listed above. Queensland is one of the best places in the world to live, with stunning natural environments, year-round warm weather, excellent schools and friendly, outgoing communities.

Professional qualifications required for application include both a medical degree and specialist registration (or capacity to receive specialist registration) in palliative medicine. UK trained doctors with GMC registration in palliative medicine may apply for specialist registration in Australia through well-defined pathway.

If you are interested in exploring the idea of a move to Queensland to work in palliative medicine, contact Graham Grove, Medical Director of SPaRTa for more details. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a move to a vibrant, growing country and to help grow an embryonic palliative care team into a comprehensive multi-disciplinary service in partnership with a larger network of regional palliative care consultants.

Contact Details:

A/Prof Graham Grove FRACP FAChPM
Medical director, QLD SPaRTa
Mobile: 61 406 813 044
Website: Specialist Palliative Rural Telehealth service: Information for clinicians | Queensland Health
Connected Documents: Specialist Palliative Care Workforce Plan – Queensland Health

Closing Date: 31 October 2023

Palliative Care Physician – Fraser Health Authority – Multiple Sites
British Columbia, Canada 

We are looking for Palliative Care physicians that will join and provide clinical service with our multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will be collaborating with other Palliative Care physicians to provide most responsible provider (MRP) coverage to our Palliative Complex Care Unit (PCCU) and local hospices, and provide consultation services to acute care and community-based patients.

Fraser Health has several openings for permanent part-time Palliative Care Physicians at the following locations:

  • 0.6 FTE at Surrey community
  • 0.6 FTE at Mission Memorial Hospital, Mission Community and hospice
  • 0.6 FTE at Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge Community and hospice

Read the full advert

Closing Date: 7 December 2023