Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Thorpe Hall Hospice Peterborough
Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine. Less than full time. 6.47PA/week with an additional 1.15PA and a 4% availability supplement for on call commitments (see below).
Hours of work: 6PA/week (9am-5pm) with an additional 0.47PA worked as 42 evenings/ year 5-7pm. Proposed days of work – Wed/Thur/Fri (actual days can be negotiated). 1 SPA is allocated for supporting professional activities. Study leave is available with a supporting budget.
First on call cover is provided by the out of hours 111 GP service between the hours of 8pm – 8am weeknights and between 5pm -9am weekend days and bank holidays. There is therefore a reduced on call commitment with this post to cover the remaining out of hours periods as follows:
- 1:5 weeknights (7-8pm and 8-9am the following morning. This is non-resident with the expectation of attending the IPU if needed.)
- 9 weekends a year worked as a resident shift on the IPU between 9am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday (1.09PA).
Salary: £41,158 - £76,751 pro rata (dependent on previous relevant experience)
We are: a busy consultant-led multidisciplinary team delivering inpatient specialist palliative care to the city of Peterborough and its surrounding areas.
You are: an enthusiastic and experienced doctor capable of delivering high quality patient care with full GMC registration, 4 years full time postgraduate training at least 2 of which will be in a relevant specialty and a full UK driving licence. Palliative Medicine experience is desirable. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.
Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Sarah Bell or Dr Richard Partridge, Consultants in Palliative Medicine.
Interview date: to be confirmed.
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