Specialty Doctor in PALLIATIVE MEDICINE including 1:5 first on call weeknights and 1:7 weekends
2 posts: Post 1: 2 days per week + on call
Post 2: 3 days per week + on call
Alternatively applications would be welcomed from candidates wishing to work full-time
An exciting opportunity for one or two enthusiastic and experienced doctors to join a committed consultant-led multidisciplinary team delivering inpatient specialist palliative care for Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire. These posts are designed to increase the medical support to both the in-patient unit and the community. Depending on the days worked there is opportunity to develop interests in neurological care, education and community care. Support will be given to doctors wishing to pursue a Diploma in Palliative Medicine.
You need to have full registration with the GMC and 4 years full time postgraduate training at least 2 of which will be in a relevant specialty.This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.
Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Annelise Matthews, Consultant in Palliative Medicine on (01767) 646410.
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About St John's Hospice:
St John's is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Moggerhanger, near Bedford. We are here for people aged 18 and over who are dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including inpatient care in our 15 bed hospice. We host the innovative PEPS service coordinating palliative and end of life care in the community for all patients in Bedfordshire.
There are lots of great reasons to join us at Sue Ryder and here are a few more - http://www.sueryder.org/careers/benefits
At Sue Ryder not only do we treat more conditions than any other UK charity in our hospices, neurological care centres and out in the community; we also campaign to improve the lives of people living with them. We see the person, not the condition
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