Locum Specialist Doctor in Palliative Medicine

We are one of the UK’s largest hospices providing a range of specialist palliative care for people living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses. As a charity, our services are available free of charge to people over the age of 16 from across the Greater Manchester area. Our annual running costs are around £9 million per year, approximately two-thirds of which needs to be raised from voluntary contributions.

By News Team on July 3, 2017

Job Details

  • Location Heald Green
  • Date posted July 3, 2017
  • Closing date July 10, 2017
  • Package £37,923 - £70,718 per annum pro-rata
  • Interview date Friday, 14 July 2017

Full Time or Part Time

(6 -10 Programmed Activities including on call)

6 month Fixed Term Contract – available from August 2017.

Our Heald Green site has a 27 bedded In-patient Unit and also provides Day Therapy Services.  The post is supported by Consultants in Palliative Medicine, an Associate Specialist and team of Medical Officers, Specialist Registrar’s, Specialty Trainees and Foundation Year 2 doctors.

A vacancy has arisen because of non-recruitment to a 6 month rotational GPST post at the hospice.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC, ideally have a minimum of 4 years post-registration training, some of which must be in a relevant speciality (including General Practice).  The post offers excellent experience and training in palliative medicine for those doctors interested in palliative medicine either as a career or for professional development.

Salary will be based on appropriate NHS scales, according to qualifications and experience.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Informal discussions / visits are welcome and can be arranged with Dr Alison Phippen on 0161 498 3603 or Dr Philip Lomax on 0161 702 5404.

To apply for this role either fill in the online application form below or download the PDF or Word versions and either email the forms to recruitment@sah.org.uk or post them to Human Resources, St Ann’s Hospice, St Ann’s Road North, Heald Green, Cheadle SK8 3SZ.

For more information please contact HR Team by calling 0161 498 3601 or emailing recruitment@sah.org.uk.

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