Specialty Doctor in Paeditrics - Part time

Wetherby, West Yorkshire
21 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

martin house

Salary: NHS Specialty Doctor Scale (MC46-01 – MC46-18 dependent on experience)

6 PAs a week - 9am-5pm, 2 days per week, (Thursdays and Fridays) plus on call cover of 1 in 5 rota – (one weekday night on-call and 1 in 5 weekends)

Martin House provides care and support to children and young people with life limiting illnesses, and to their families. The hospice is in Boston Spa, Wetherby and we care for children and young people from across West, North and East Yorkshire.

Martin House is seeking to appoint a part time specialty doctor to its medical team which provides 24/7 medical support to the children and young people under the care of Martin House Hospice. The post attracts 6 PAs which comprise 4 PAs covering Thursday and Friday 9am – 5pm, 1 PA for CPD and one for on call.

The role is to provide medical care to the children and young people in the hospice, and telephone advice for any patients under the care of the hospice when at home. The job plan includes on-call cover on a 1 in 5 rota – which would include one weekday night on-call and 1 in 5 weekends.

We are seeking a doctor with a significant level of paediatric and/or palliative care experience.  This may have been acquired as a GP or through some other relevant specialty.

A commitment to the ethos and values of Martin House is important, plus an ability to communicate sensitively with children, young people and families and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Benefits include 32 days annual leave plus statutory, and recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered).

For further information about this role, including a full Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, please visit the Job Vacancies section of our website, www.martinhouse.org.uk, or contact Ken McDougall or Rachel Sherbourne at Martin House, Grove Road, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6TX or by telephone on 01937 845045.

The closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Thursday 24th August 2017.  Email applications should be sent to hr@martinhouse.org.uk or click the apply button.

Interviews will take place on Monday 4th September.  We try to keep our postage costs down so if you have not heard from us by Thursday 31st August 2017 please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Registered Charity No. 517919.
Company Registration No. 2016332, England

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