Specialty Doctor in Palliative Care

Dartford, Kent
28 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary - Band starting at £37,176.00 per annum
(NHS Specialty Doctor scale) depending on experience (plus on-call payments)

ellenor Hospices are the provider of all-encompassing hospice care for both adults and children living in North West Kent and children in Bexley and South West Kent. Our services include adult Inpatient and Day Therapy at the Hospice in Northfleet, and 24 hour Hospice at Home for all ages. Our strategic aims recognise our role in leading the development of services to the wider community at the end of life, and we see an increasing role in education and training and as a coordinator for providing the best possible palliative care to more people and families.

Applications are invited from motivated doctors with full GMC registration and specialist palliative care experience to join our team working in the Hospice, Day Therapy and Community. You will need to be enthusiastic about delivering the highest quality palliative care, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a flexible adaptable approach. Working proactively as part of the multidisciplinary team you will have excellent clinical knowledge and a drive to support patients to achieve their preferred place of care. Involvement in teaching and audit / research is required, along with participation in the on-call rota.

Support with professional development will be provided as appropriate, as well as regular clinical supervision. NHS Pension scheme members can transfer in their pension. An enhanced DBS will be required.

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 for an informal discussion, please contact Jacquie Hackett, Director of Patient Care on 01474 320007 ext 1334.

Closing date: Monday 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.

ellenor provides specialist hospice care for children, adults and families on their own homes, in hospital or in our hospice. To find out more about our work please visit www.ellenor.org