Medical Director

Ulverston, Cumbria
21 Nov 2019
25 Dec 2019
Career Level
Director, Specialty doctor
Contract Type

St Mary's Hospice "A great place to be"

St Mary's Hospice

A great place to live, work and play

Set within the vibrant, festival town of Ulverston is St Mary's Hospice, located on the very doorstep of the beautiful English Lake District.

Our Unesco-designated landscape - filled with mountains, fells, lakes and beaches - is home to dynamic, supportive and diverse communities.

From a lively outdoor culture, busy arts scene and Michelin-starred restaurants to excellent schools and industry which includes world-leading tech companies, we've truly got it all.

At St Mary’s, we’re passionate about providing high quality care through our inpatient unit, Hospice at Home, Family and Bereavement Support and Living Well Services.

Our patients, their families and our superb teams are at the heart of everything we do. 

St Mary's is now looking for a Medical Director

You will lead our team of doctors in the outstanding care of our patients.

You will play a central and strategic role within our award-winning hospice with all the resources and time you need to really make a difference.

To apply, you will need: A minimum of five years of palliative care experience and a post grad qualification plus full GMC registration and a current licence to practice

 Our excellent package

You will receive a warm Cumbrian welcome to a team which champions ideas and innovation. In addition, we offer:

Flexible hours - everyone's needs are different so we are happy to consider part-time working or job share opportunities

A competitive salary

Relocation package

Transferable NHS pension

The chance to live and work in an area with an outstanding quality of life

And most importantly - everything you need to deliver the level of care you've always wanted

This is the place to be:

Ulverston, in Cumbria, has something for everyone, including:

That elusive work/life balance

A bustling festival town setting

The great outdoors - all year round walking, mountain biking, kayaking, climbing and swimming - on your doorstep

A culture rich environment with arts, artisan food producers and Michelin starred restaurants aplenty

Excellent schools and colleges

Great transport links - three hours to London from Oxenholme Station, with Manchester and Liverpool airports less than two hours’ drive away

What next?

For further information please see our website

For an informal chat please contact Suzi Lake or Joanne Blake and

Send your CV to

The closing date for applications is November 10th, but apply early as we will close this opportunity if suitable candidates have applied.

Please download the Job Description attached for further information regarding the post.