Fixed-Term Specialty Doctor/Clinical Fellows in Palliative Medicine

NHS Tayside
Perth, Perth and Kinross
19 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Part Time

Two Specialty Doctor/Clinical Fellow posts in Palliative Medicine are available within NHS Tayside, Cornhill Macmillan Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary.


Post 1 – 12 month locum to cover maternity leave starting from 11th October – 6.5 sessions which includes an additional 0.5 session for approximately 1 in 5 on call weekend cover (mornings only).  This post would be suitable for a Specialty Doctor or Clinical Fellow.


Post 2 – Fixed term Clinical Fellow post for 23 months starting 30th August.  This is for 7.5 sessions which includes an additional 0.5 sessions for approximately 1 in 5 on call weekend cover (mornings only). 


NHS Tayside has a Tayside-Wide Specialist Palliative Medicine Service which supports patients and staff in all health care settings including: home, nursing homes, community hospitals, two specialist palliative care units and two University teaching hospitals.  The successful applicant will be joining an experienced multidisciplinary team, which includes consultants, specialty doctors and trainees (Palliative Medicine, Foundation Year and GP trainees, ST and IMT trainees).  


Applicants must have completed at least 2 years full-time post graduate training or have equivalent experience and competencies. Previous experience in Palliative Care or other relevant specialities is desirable.   Although this post is based in Cornhill Macmillan Centre applicants will have flexibility to work across sites within the Tayside Specialist Palliative Care Service.


Closing date – Monday August 9th 2021


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