Consultants in Palliative Medicine

Status: Permanent

Closing Date: 07/03/2022

Interview Date: 23/03/2022

Want to make your mark in Palliative Care? Time to consider a move to the East Coast!

  • Be at the forefront of designing and implementing new services
  • An unprecedented time of investment and service development in the area
  • CQC rated ‘outstanding’ hospice
  • Beautiful Suffolk/Norfolk coast
  • Supportive and ‘down to earth’ medical teams
  • Opportunity for lead roles in education and in young adult care.

Substantive Consultant posts are available due to reconfiguration of services and recent expansion of the team.

After 30 years of delivering excellent care, St Elizabeth Hospice continues to drive forward innovation and development of services. These hospice post supports the development of new models of care, both in the Ipswich and East Suffolk locality and further up the coast to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

This investment in the medical teams gives you the opportunity to be part of something special, building on the existing services and devising new services in the neighbouring locality. This beautiful area of the country supports a good work-life balance and is easily accessible to Cambridge, Norwich, London and beyond. There are strong links between local acute and palliative care providers and with University of Cambridge Medical School and University of East Anglia Medical School, and the new University of Suffolk with its Integrated Care Academy.

The successful candidate could deliver community, Inpatient unit or hospital sessions and if they would like, support the Young Adult Care and Transition service. They will be employed by St Elizabeth Hospice, supported by NHS Terms and Conditions. Two posts of 6 sessions are available, further sessions may be a possibility. There is strong degree of flexibility in what sessions are available and we encourage interested candidates to talk to us about their ideal job plan.


For more details about this role please use the link to view the job description and person specification.  Alternatively, for an informal discussion contact either

Dr Kelvin Bengtson on 01473 707006 or

Dr Alison Blaken on 01473 707057 or

To apply please complete the application via NHS Jobs.

Closing Date:          7 March 2022

Interview Date:        23 March 2022

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

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