Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum - Plus 3% On Call and Contribution to relocation expenses
07 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
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This is an exciting time to join Isabel Hospice as we work to extend our services to many more people. If you are ambitious and want to make a difference, taking the lead in providing excellent medical care to our patients then we want to hear from you.

Isabel Hospice is a highly respected local charity with deep roots in the community which it has served for over 35 years.  Providing a wide range of care and support to people with life limiting illnesses and their families, we have cared for 1,555 patients across all of our services during the last year alone.   Our services are leading edge; enabling people to access the support and care they need to live well for as long as possible and die with dignity in the place of their choice. 

Our vision is of a world where:

Communities talk openly about death and dying. Everyone lives life to the full and dies with dignity in the place of their choice knowing their loved ones are supported

We are seeking a Consultant to join us and to work collaboratively with our team and to provide leadership and support as we develop new services.

We are seeking an individual with extensive experience in palliative care and managing a broad range of medical conditions including non-malignant disease with the sensitivity to deal with the differing needs of a diverse range of patients and to deliver the appropriate treatment and support. You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an enabling and inclusive leadership style with a passion for the aims and ethos of hospice care.  Full registration with the GMC, a licence to practise and a CCT in Palliative Medicine.

We offer NHS terms and conditions including salary and pension. Through the appointment of this role, there is an opportunity to enhance seamless care between acute and community facilities, strengthening the existing good relationships and patient pathways with our neighbouring Trust, East and North Hertfordshire, NHS Trust. 

There is also full flexibility, if it is preferred, for the successful candidate to hold an NHS trust contract of employment.

Contact Robin Webb CEO on 07825 180185 or Elizabeth Paske, Clinical Services Director on 07402 848535 to arrange an informal conversation over coffee.

For general enquiries please contact Jane Slater, HR Advisor on 01707 382584 or email

To apply, please click on the Apply Button. 

Closing date for applications 1st November 2019.  Interviews to be held week commencing 11th November 2019.