Locum Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Status: Locum

Salary: WTE: £88,364 - £119,133

Closing Date: 24/08/2023

Interview Date: 06/09/2023

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/Essex coast
  • Supportive and ‘down to earth’ medical teams

A locum Consultant post is 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. This 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 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 London and beyond. There are strong links between local acute and palliative care providers and with University of Cambridge Medical School.

The successful candidate will commence in November 2023 for an initial 6 month period, to deliver community sessions and support the inpatient unit. They will be employed by St Elizabeth hospice, supported by NHS Terms and Conditions. Eight  sessions are available and there is flexibility around how this is delivered; interested candidates are strongly encouraged to approach us for discussion.

For more details about this role please view the job description and person specification or for an informal discussion contact Lesley Chandler, PA to the Medical Team on Lesley.chandler@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

To apply please complete the application via NHS Jobs.

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

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