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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Specialist doctor, Palliative medicine
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the above post in The Palliative Medicine Department at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Candidates with consultant experience are warmly invited to consider this exciting opportunity of joining an established team and helping to lead the palliative care department. This is a 10 PA post which includes an on call commitment attracting category B availability supplement and PA remuneration. Applications from those able to work part time will be considered.

The Palliative Medicine Department contains a Community Service offering specialist support to patients across Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire including a supportive care day service, a Hospital Service working across all four acute hospital sites and two inpatient hospice units (Sobell House and Katharine House) with 28 bed capacity between them.

The successful candidates will join a team of 8 consultants, 3 associate specialists and 6 specialty doctors, 2 fellows and 7 doctors in training (3 palliative medicine, 4 general practice). There is an expectation that the successful candidate will play a strategic leadership role in helping to deliver and enhance palliative care across the hospital, community and hospice settings.

The Hospice is seeking a capable, enthusiastic doctor who enjoys working in a tertiary referral centre as well as in the community. In addition to superb clinical skills the right doctors will enjoy working in a large team, teaching as part of the University of Oxford Medical School course on Palliative Medicine as well as to the broad MDT and quality improvement work. This post is a substantive role.

For further information please contact Dr Victoria Bradley, Clinical Lead Sobell House via or Rebecca Davies (email: or tel: 01865 (5)72125). Visits to the unit are welcomed and encouraged.

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website

To apply and gain further details of the posts, please click Apply Now. and search for job reference 321-CON-MS-6236002-S5.

Closing Date: 25 July 2024.

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