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Director of Palliative Care at Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington, New Zealand

• Extraordinary Clinical Leadership Opportunity
• Ability to Influence the Future of Palliative Care delivery
• Iconic Wellington Institution and a Leader in Palliative Care Service Delivery

At Mary Potter Hospice our vision is that people in our communities who need palliative care have access to compassionate and quality care, when and where they need it. To achieve this, we work alongside our many health partners to promote and provide education on quality palliative care and care planning services. We provide high quality specialist palliative care in our In-Patient Unit, in other care facilities and the community. The Hospice assists patients and their families with the quality of their life, their dying and their bereavement.

The hospice is now seeking to recruit a Director of Palliative Care to lead palliative care medicine and education and support the Chief Executive to deliver the Mary Potter Hospice strategy. The organisation is implementing a service change strategy which will see an increase in services provided in the community. The Hospice is committed to employing inspirational leaders who empower an engaged workforce and who collaborate to deliver the future of Palliative Care service provision.

To successfully fulfil this position the Director of Palliative Care will:
• Have a Specialist Medical qualification and vocational registration within the scope of Palliative Medicine
• Demonstrate strong clinical and people leadership skills
• Perform an organisational leadership role as a member of the Executive Team
• Fulfil a strategic clinical leadership role in developing and delivering Mary Potter Hospice strategy
• Establish and strengthen collaborative relationships with key community and clinical stakeholders, including the Capital and Coast District Health Board, Palliative Care team and Primary care physicians
• Be passionate about the delivery of Palliative Care services at the highest level

Applications close Friday 24th of August 2018

 

Consultant

Welwyn Garden City, Herts

£76,761 to £103,490 per annum – Plus 3% On Call and Contribution to Relocation.

This is an exciting time to join Isabel Hospice as we work to extend our services to many more people. If you are ambitious and want to make a difference, taking the lead in providing excellent medical care to our patients then we want to hear from you.

Isabel Hospice is a highly respected local charity with deep roots in the community which it has served for over 35 years.  Providing a wide range of care and support to people with life limiting illnesses and their families, we have cared for 1,555 patients across all of our services during the last year alone.   Our services are leading edge; enabling people to access the support and care they need to live well for as long as possible and die with dignity in the place of their choice.

We’ve just agreed a bold, compelling new Vision, of a world where:

Communities talk openly about death and dying. Everyone lives life to the full and dies with dignity in the place of their choice knowing their loved ones are supported

We are seeking a Consultant to join us and to provide leadership and support, working in partnership with the Medical Director (currently being recruited) as we develop new services.

You will have extensive experience in palliative care and managing a broad range of medical conditions including non-malignant disease with the sensitivity to deal with the differing needs of a diverse range of patients and to deliver the appropriate treatment and support.  You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an enabling and inclusive leadership style with a passion for the aims and ethos of hospice care.  Full registration with the GMC, a licence to practice and a CCST in Palliative Medicine required.

Contact Robin Webb, CEO on 07825 180185 or Elizabeth Paske, Clinical Services Director on 07402 848535 to arrange an informal conversation over coffee.

For general enquiries please contact Jane Slater, HR Advisor on 01707 382584 or via email

Closing date for applications 14th September 2018

Interviews to be held week commencing 24th September 2018

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Medical Director

Isabel Hospice – Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

£76,761 to £103,490 per annum – Plus £5000 per annum for Medical Director responsibilities, 3% On Call and Contribution to Relocation

This is an exciting time to join Isabel Hospice as we work to extend our services to many more people. If you are ambitious and want to make a difference, shape the design of new services, develop a team, contribute to national and international research and join an ambitious Executive team, shaping the future direction of the hospice then we want to hear from you.

We are also recruiting a new Consultant colleague at the same time.

Isabel Hospice is a highly respected local charity with deep roots in the community which it has served for over 35 years.  Providing a wide range of care and support to people with life limiting illnesses and their families, we have cared for 1,555 patients across all of our services during the last year alone.   Our services are leading edge; enabling people to access the support and care they need to live well for as long as possible and die with dignity in the place of their choice.

We’ve just agreed a bold, compelling new Vision, of a world where:

Communities talk openly about death and dying. Everyone lives life to the full and dies with dignity in the place of their choice knowing their loved ones are supported

We are seeking a Medical Leader to join us and work in partnership with our Clinical Services Director as we develop new services.

As part of our Executive Team, you will have significant influence and responsibility for the organisation’s strategic direction ensuring that the best interests of our patients and their families lie at the heart of our strategy.  You will also have operational responsibilities for leading our medical team, providing support to our clinical staff across all settings.

We are seeking an individual with recent experience at Board level or equivalent, working as a member of an Executive / Senior Management Team.  You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an enabling and inclusive leadership style with a passion for the aims and ethos of hospice care.  Full registration with the GMC, a licence to practice and a CCST in Palliative Medicine or associated specialty required.

Contact Robin Webb CEO on 07825 180185 or Elizabeth Paske, Clinical Services Director on 07402 848535 to arrange an informal conversation over coffee.

For general enquiries please contact Jane Slater, HR Advisor on 01707 382584 or Email.

Closing date for applications 14th September 2018.

Interviews to be held week commencing 24th September 2018.

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