Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Blackpool, Lancashire
28 Sep 2017
31 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Based at Trinity Hospice, Low Moor Road, Blackpool, FY2 0BG with Contract held by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Would you like to be part of an innovative and forward thinking team caring for people approaching the end of their lives? Enjoy the challenge of delivering high quality clinical medicine within the community? Interested in developing your leadership skills and new ways of working to meet the needs of a highly complex population Then we have an exciting opportunity for you, to work with an organisation which is considered Outstanding by the CQC and is an Investor in People Gold accredited employer and to work alongside the BMJ Hospital Palliative Care Team of the Year 2016.
Working Monday to Thursday with 1 in 6 non-resident second on call

Main duties and responsibilities of the job:

To work with Trinity Hospice, the Clinical Commissioning Groups on the Fylde Coast and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support the delivery of safe and effective palliative and end of life care across the local community. You will be required to support the development and implementation of the Fylde Coast End of Life Strategy, the Trinity Business Plan and the NHS 5 year forward view. You will work with the Clinical Specialist Team working in the community to review complex patients and support their GP and DN team in managing them appropriately.

Assessment Centre and AAC Interviews: TBC.

Informal conversations are welcome and to arrange please contact:

Dr Susan Salt, Medical Director or Julie Huttley Clinical Director on 01253 358881 or Dr Andrea Whitfield Head of Department in Palliative Medicine or Dr Harriet Preston, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals on 01253 956934.
To apply for this post, please click the apply button and enter job reference 382-DOC77-17. You can also download a Job Description from the link below.

Closing date: 31st October 2017.