Consultant in Palliative Care

£75k +
10 May 2018
17 Jun 2018
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The Douglas Macmillan Hospice is a well-established and much admired hospice with a 45 year history of delivering excellent palliative and end of life care.  In addition to our community based practice we have a purpose built 33 bed unit in Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, centrally located within the Midlands and easily accessible from all parts of the city and further afield. Only 4.8 miles from Junction 15 of the M6 with Manchester and Birmingham within one hour’s drive’, close to the M1 with easy access to Nottingham and Derbyshire.  

Our mission is to deliver excellent care to people approaching end of life and this is driven by our CARE values, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Consultant to join our Medical team working with our highly committed clinical teams.  The successful applicant will have responsibility for providing inpatient care, supporting the day therapy unit and outpatient service. Supervision of medical staff, training, research and audit are all key elements of this interesting role. You will also be encouraged and supported to develop your own area of specialist interest.  On call commitment follows a 1:6 on weeknights and weekends.

Applicants should be on the specialist register for palliative medicine or within 6 months of attaining CCT/CESR in palliative medicine. Full registration with the GMC essential.

We are looking for an individual who is a strong team player, can actively demonstrate our values and an ability to lead and work with multidisciplinary teams.

We offer a rewarding benefits package including competitive holidays, employee assistance programme and pension. For further information please contact the Lead Consultant, Emer McKenna initially via email at For a copy of the job description/person specification or to apply for this role, please visit our website, or contact HR for an application pack on 01782 344300 or email: