Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Blackpool, Lancashire
05 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

Trinity Hospice wishes to appoint a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic consultant to join a supportive and forward thinking cross organisational team which includes three other consultants and a number of speciality doctors. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver supportive and palliative care to patients across Trinity’s inpatient and community services and will have a key shared leadership role in continually improving and developing the services offered. Working alongside Trinity’s Medical Director, Clinical Director and CEO, they will also ensure that the Hospice’s key networks and partnerships with the NHS and wider health sector organisations are maintained and continually enhanced.

Trinity Hospice is rated as Outstanding by the CQC and has Investor in People Gold accreditation. The Hospice is based in Blackpool but serves the wider geographic area covering the entire Fylde Coast and beyond, with a community of c350,000 including the attractive towns of Lytham and Poulton-le-Fylde. The hospice has both an adult and children’s unit alongside a wide range of other services. Trinity has an excellent reputation as a forward thinking, high performing and progressive organisation and for being a great place to work. Trinity has the resources to be innovative in partnership with others including Lancaster University and the CCG sponsored Fylde Coast End of Life Strategy Group.

The successful candidate will be appointed on NHS terms and conditions but will be working for and based at Trinity Hospice. The candidate must be registered with the GMC with a valid licence to practice and will have completed Specialist Training (or equivalent). The post is advertised at full time (10PA) but candidates wishing to work part time or job share are welcome to apply. It would suit both new and established consultants including those interested in further post-graduate study.

Informal discussions or visit are welcome and can be arranged via the Chief Executive’s office, Karen Gray-Thornton, telephone 01253 359356.

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Closing Date 30th November 2018.