Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Status: Permanent

Salary: NHS Consultant salary scale - £88,364 to £119,133

Closing Date: 04/06/2023

Interview Date: 27/06/2023

Time to consider a move to the East Coast of Suffolk?

  • A rare opportunity to take on a senior role in an established and successful organisation
  • 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

A substantive Medical Director post is available for a Consultant in Palliative Medicine due to retirement.

After more than 30 years of delivering excellent care, St Elizabeth Hospice continues to drive forward innovation and development of services. This 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 is an opportunity to be part of something special, building on the existing services and devising new services in two localities. 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 will join the hospice’s Senior Leadership team and lead an experienced Medical team, alongside delivering clinical sessions. They will be employed by St Elizabeth Hospice, supported by NHS Terms and Conditions. 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 view the job description and person specification, which awaits RCP approval.  Alternatively, for an informal discussion contact Lesley Chandler, PA to Medical Team on 01473 707926.

To apply please complete your application form via NHS Jobs.

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