Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Worthing, West Sussex
19 Dec 2018
20 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

8 PA’s per week (negotiable)

Salary based on current NHS Consultant Pay scale

Located at St Barnabas House, Worthing

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas of West Sussex through a range of services, including in-patient care, day hospice and community care.

This is a new post that has arisen as the result of expansion in the consultant team. The appointee will be assisting with the provision of consultant medical support as part of the multidisciplinary team at St. Barnabas House, with a particular focus on the community team and inpatient unit. There is also an second on call commitment as part of a shared consultant rota covering palliative care services in the local area.

The post offers opportunities to participate in education programmes for all levels of healthcare professionals: both internally through our education department and in teaching for medical students and trainee doctors through our links with the local medical school and postgraduate training programmes. Active involvement with audit, clinical investigation and research will be encouraged, in particularly seeking opportunities to develop the Hospice’s research activity.

Applicants must be fully registered and licensed with the GMC and on the specialist register for Palliative Medicine or date of completion within 6 months of interview.

To discuss the post further, or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Martin Ashby or Dr Zoe Palmer, (Consultant in Palliative Medicine), on 01903 706300.

Closing date:  20th January 2019

Interview Date:  29th January 2019

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding

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