Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Lancaster, Lancashire
£72k (pro rata)
03 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary Scale up to £72,000 (pro rata)

2/3 days per week

Some on-call responsibility (non-residential)

 (NHS pension may be continued or an 8% group scheme is available)

St John’s Hospice provides a range of specialist palliative care for people living with or affected by any life-limiting illness.

The Hospice is rated “outstanding” by CQC. As a Hospice Specialty Doctor you will join an ambitious and caring medical team comprising a Medical Director, Specialty Doctor, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and GP trainees. The team also enjoys the input of 2 Palliative Care Consultants. The post would suit either a doctor wanting to pursue a career in Palliative Medicine, or a GP wishing to develop an area of interest. You will be based mainly on the ward in the centre of Lancaster but, there will be opportunities to practise across community settings and participate in service development.

We have an excellent reputation, high staff/patient ratios and good links with the local Trust and Lancaster and Cumbria’s Universities. Lancaster is a beautiful Georgian city on the edge of the Lake District with excellent schools and national transport links.

If you are interested, please click the apply button to view the job description.

Closing date for applications is 28th April 2017

For further information regarding the job please contact Dr Simon Edgecombe, Medical Director 01524382538 or email jobs@sjhospice.org.uk