Senior Specialty / Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Ulverston, Cumbria
Salary: commensurate with experience
06 Jun 2019
26 Jul 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Maternity Cover 4 days per week although applications for less than this would be considered 12 month contract with potential for opportunities beyond 12 months On call: 1 in 5, non-resident weekend on-call with additional week night on call duties.

Based in St Mary’s Hospice, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7JP

St Mary’s Hospice in South Cumbria has a 9 bedded Inpatient Unit, 7-day Hospice at Home Service, Family & Bereavement Support, Social Worker, Living Well Therapeutic Services and delivers Professional Education. We are closely linked to and provide telephone advice to our community
and hospital nurse specialist teams.

Our current team comprises a Senior Specialty Doctor, Specialty Doctor, Medical Officer and 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust is currently recruiting for a further Consultant in Palliative Medicine who would have links with the hospice.

Applications are welcomed for the post of Senior Specialty Doctor from candidates with strong Palliative Medicine experience. We would consider however other less experienced candidates who might fit the team.
Applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council, with a current license to practice.

Closing date: 26th July 2019

For any further information or to apply, please contact Dr Jen Waddell, Senior Specialty Doctor by clicking the apply button or 01229 580 305

Alternatively see our website for details of job specification and details of how to apply.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check