Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Windsor, Berkshire
£39,060 – £72,840 pa, pro rata, plus on call supplement
26 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Part Time

Part time, 24 hours per week  • Permanent

Thames Hospice is a thriving independent charity based in Windsor, providing specialist palliative care for adults with advanced life-limiting illnesses, as well as support for their loved ones and carers.

This is an ideal opportunity for a doctor with a special interest in Palliative Medicine to join the hospice at an exciting time of growth. This Specialty Doctor post would suit someone wishing to pursue a career or gain experience in Palliative Medicine, or a GP looking to develop a portfolio career. 

The Hospice serves the diverse population of East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire, and has developed excellent links with the local acute trust, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. The Hospice offers a 17-bedded Inpatient Unit, Day Therapy Unit, multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinics and a Community Team which includes a Rapid Response service. It also hosts the Single Point of Access (SPA) for specialist palliative care services in East Berkshire.

Alongside a friendly and supportive working environment, we offer a range of attractive employee benefits that includes 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time), our Thames Hospice contributory pension scheme or NHS pension scheme (if eligible), employee assistance programme and an employee discount scheme, to save money on top high street and online retail brands.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dr Cecily Wright, Medical Director, on 01753 848938 or via medical secretary on 01753 848961 or email cecily.wright@thameshospice.org.uk

For further detail and to apply, please go to https://www.thameshospice.org.uk/workwithus/

Closing date: 9am, Monday 12 November 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 21 November 2018

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.