Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine 

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
11 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

Can you help our incredible care reach more people?

Specialty Grade Doctor

Thorpe Hall Hospice Peterborough

Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine including 1:5 non-resident first on call weeknights and 1:6 on call weekends.

Less than full time (0.6 WTE comprising 7.75 PA over 3 days inclusive of on call work) with 4% availability supplement for on call work. Normal days of work – Mon/Tues/Wed.

We are: a busy consultant-led multidisciplinary team delivering inpatient specialist palliative care to the city of Peterborough and its surrounding areas.

You are: an enthusiastic and experienced doctor capable of delivering high quality patient care with full GMC registration, 4 years full time postgraduate training at least 2 of which will be in a relevant specialty and at least 6 months full time equivalent palliative medicine experience.

What we offer: Training and experience in Specialist Palliative medicine in a supportive environment. Weekly time for personal study and to contribute to the medical governance programme. Supervision of junior doctors who rotate through the unit as part of Foundation years or GP training schemes. Study leave and budget to support CPD requirements.

*Competitive Benefits Package* - 25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays, buy and sell holiday scheme, private pension, staff discount with thousands of retailers, enhanced maternity pay, 15% off New Goods and lots more.

Please visit our website for the full list - http://www.sueryder.org/careers/benefits

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Sarah Bell or Dr Richard Partridge, Consultants in Palliative Medicine on (01733) 225900.

Closing date for applications: 4 September 2017
Interview date: w/c 11 September 2017 – to be confirmed

You must have full registration with the GMC.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

With 7 hospices and 5 neurological care centres throughout the UK, Sue Ryder treats more conditions than any other UK charity and provides care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis. It's not just expert medical care we provide. It's the emotional support and practical things we take care of too. We see the person, not the condition, taking time to understand the small things that help that person live the fullest life they can.

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