Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Lancaster, Lancashire
Salary Scale up to £79,000 (pro rata)
16 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type

3-5 days per week
Some on call responsibility (non-residential)
(NHS pension may be continued or an 8% group scheme is available)

St John’s Hospice provides a range of specialist palliative care for people
living with or affected by any life-limiting illness. We are rated “outstanding”
by CQC and have an excellent reputation within our community.

As a Hospice Specialty Doctor you will join an ambitious and caring
medical team comprising a Medical Director, Specialty Doctor, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and GP trainees. The team also enjoys the input of two Palliative Care Consultants. The post would suit either a doctor wanting to pursue a career in Palliative Medicine, or a GP wishing to develop an area of interest. You will be based mainly on the ward at St John’s Hospice and, there will be opportunities to practise across community settings as well as participating in service development.

St John’s Hospice can offer you the opportunity to work with high staff/
patient ratios, as well as good links with the local Trust, and Lancaster
and Cumbria’s Universities. Lancaster is a beautiful Georgian city on the
edge of the Lake District with excellent schools and good transport links
to larger cities such as Manchester.

For details and to apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date for applications is 9th December 2018

For further information regarding the job or an informal discussion
please contact Dr Simon Edgecombe, Medical Director 01524 382538
or email jobs@sjhospice.org.uk