SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
Employer: St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth
Location: Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust (Derriford Hospital) and St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth
Starting salary £37,547 pa pro rata
Part time permanent post comprising 8 PAs per week (excluding any on-call duties), available from May 2017.
St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth provides an integrated specialist palliative care service that provides care across hospital, community and hospice settings.
We are looking for an experienced clinician to join the existing medical team. Experience in palliative care would be preferable but consideration will be given to the right candidate. The main area of work will be with the St Luke’s Hospital Team based in Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
Good communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team and an interest in palliative care will be needed for this post. Training in palliative care will be given.
There will be opportunities to develop teaching skills during the post as the service in Plymouth is closely linked to Peninsula Medical School, and also teaches Palliative Care to a wide variety of healthcare professionals.
The post would be suitable for colleagues with a background in hospital medicine or general practice.
Closing date: 31 March 2017
Interviews: To be arranged
For more information please contact:
Dr Doug Hooper, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, please see contact details by clicking apply.