Consultant in Palliative Care

Leicester, Leicestershire
£82,096 - £110,683
25 Sep 2020
22 Oct 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic, engaging Palliative Medicine Consultant to join the dynamic and friendly Palliative Care Team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. This is a 1 WTE replacement post and is predominantly based at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The Consultant will join a dynamic Hospital Palliative Care Team which provides palliative care within the 3 hospitals in Leicester –Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and the Leicester General Hospital.

The clinical component of this post will be predominantly delivered at Leicester Royal Infirmary. This is the biggest of Leicester’s Hospital, and includes the Emergency Department and Cancer Centre, which have established links and proactive input from the palliative care team.

The successful candidate will join 4 established Consultants working within Leicester’s Hospitals. The Consultant will work across all parts of the hospital service, with clinical care predominantly delivered at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Leadership, supervision of junior medical staff as well as clinical cross cover will occur across the hospital sites.

There are 4 established Consultants working within Leicester’s Hospitals. Two of these Consultants also provide clinical input at the Leicestershire Hospice, LOROS. The hospital team work closely with colleagues at the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS) and the community to maximise opportunities for co-ordinated and high quality care.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Rosie Bronnert, Head of Service for Palliative Care on 0116 250 2817 or email

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Closing 22nd October 2020. Job Reference: 358-2380392-CON-B