Lead Consultant & Consultant

Gravesend, Kent
28 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary – National NHS Consultant Scale
(depending on experience)
(Locum Consultant and Speciality Doctor  opportunities also available)

Due to relocation and career development we are looking for a Lead Consultant and a Consultant to join the existing Medical Team at ellenor  

ellenor is a specialist palliative care provider for adults and children in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley and for children in the London Borough of Bexley and South West Kent. The organisation has Inpatient and Day Therapy facilities at Gravesend, a comprehensive Hospice at Home service and a range of outpatient and community services all supported and delivered through a multi-disciplinary team approach. This is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

The post holders will play a key role in the multi-professional specialist palliative care team at ellenor, providing clinical care to patients in the community and Hospital Team. The post holders will also be supporting cross-cover to the Inpatient unit, Outpatient clinics and Day services as needed. This will include clinical supervision of non-consultant grade medical colleagues. They will also contribute to the development of Hospice services, particularly with a community focus, as well as to educational activities at the Hospice. 

The Lead Consultant has responsibility for the day-to-day supervision of 3 speciality doctors. Together with the Director of Patient Care, the post holders will work collaboratively to deliver the clinical care strategy to ensure the highest quality of care for patients and families in all settings and building key internal and external relationships. 

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance, and requires inclusion on the Specialist Register for Palliative Medicine. 

For further information please contact Jacquie Hackett, Director of Patient Care on 01474 320007 or email on jacquie.hackett@ellenor.org

To apply please visit the Work with Us page on our website by clicking the apply button to download an application form. If you require further information please email hr@ellenor.org or phone 01474 320007 ext 1135.

Please note that this position is for the ellenor. You will not be employed by the NHS.

Closing date: 22nd May 2017

ellenor is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing a fair and equitable workplace, where everyone is treated equally without discrimination.