Palliative Care Consultant

Lymington, Hampshire
£76,761 - £103, 490 pa pro-rata, according to level of experience
05 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Oakhaven Hospice serves the community of the New Forest, providing in-patient, day hospice, community care and hospital support services, for patients with life limiting illnesses and support to their families/carers.

  • Do you have passion and pride for the work you do?
  • Do you feel your motivation and enthusiasm can help us shape our charity for the future?
  • Would you like to be part of a growing charity that remains true to its values and supports, develops and respects its staff?
  • Do you want to make a difference?

Palliative Care Consultant

Salary: £76,761 - £103, 490 pa pro-rata, according to level of experience
Hours: 6-8 programmed activities. 2nd on-call commitment.

Due to retirement we will have a vacancy for a Palliative Care Consultant at Oakhaven Hospice starting in May 2018.  You will join our specialist multi-disciplinary team, which includes another Consultant and four Specialty Doctors, supporting our patients across the new forest area.

Responsibilities will include the clinical care of patients in all hospice settings including the community and Lymington New Forest Hospital as well as the provision of advice and guidance to GP’s and families as well as working closely with and supporting our own clinical colleagues.  Leadership responsibilities will also form part of this role. 

A high level of clinical competence, excellent communication, organisational and teaching skills are essential, together with a thorough understanding of, and commitment to, the principals of Clinical Governance.  Applicants must be on or within 6 months of their CCT at the time of interview. 

While Oakhaven is an independent Trust, its clinical service is fully integrated with the local Health Trust and the successful candidate will need to hold an honorary contract with the local trust.

To apply for this post and request an application pack, or to request an informal visit to Oakhaven, please contact the HR Team on 01590 646443 or alternatively, please click the apply button.  CV’s will not be accepted without an application form.

Closing date for applications: 6th April 2018

Charity No: 900215