Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Pontefract, West Yorkshire
13 Apr 2017
04 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: NHS specialty doctor scale, depending on experience

Hours: Ten sessions with non residential weekend and night on-call.

Closing date: 4th May 2017
Interviews: 8th May 2017

The Prince of Wales Hospice provides specialist palliative care for patients with life limiting illnesses in Pontefract and its surrounding areas.  The Hospice is committed to enhancing the quality of life of patients and their families.  Our services include an Incare unit, a day therapy service, a Lymphoedema Clinic, complementary therapies, rehabilitation service and a family support team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced medical practitioner to work closely with our Medical Director and to provide high quality, innovative and creative care.  You will work with a dedicated team of nursing and healthcare professionals to deliver first class services. 

We offer a friendly and supportive working atmosphere, as well as opportunities for you to develop your knowledge and skills.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for you to play a critical role in ensuring people with progressive, end of life illness benefit from the highest standards of specialist palliative care. 

A postgraduate qualification and previous experience in palliative medicine is desirable.

You will:

  • have full GMC registration;
  • have a minimum of 2 years post registration experience in a variety of specialities;
  • have a specific interest in palliative medicine; and
  • have experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for this post.

If you are passionate about the delivery of high quality palliative care and you would like to become a key member of our innovative and dynamic medical team we would be glad to hear from you.  Your NHS pension is transferrable.

To discuss this opportunity in greater detail please contact Dr Hazel Pearse, Medical Director (01977 781452). 

Application packs are available on the Hospice website (www.pwh.org.uk) or from Angela Sibbit (01977 781483) or by clicking on the apply button. You can also download a Job Description from the link below.

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