Lead Speciality Doctor in Palliative Medicine

As one of the local leading providers of palliative and end of life care, St Andrew’s Hospice is a highly successful and forward-thinking charity with a turnover of c£5m, offering both adult and children’s services. With an excellent reputation both in the local community and beyond, we reach over 800 patients and their families in North East Lincolnshire and our wider catchment area of Lincolnshire, Hull and East Yorkshire for our children’s services.

Due to plans for service development, the Hospice has a vacancy for a Lead Speciality Doctor in Palliative Medicine. As a member of the operational management team you will help shape the future of clinical care at St Andrew’s sharing the vision and values of St Andrew’s Hospice.

Working across all Hospice Clinical Services but particularly Adult Inpatient and Wellbeing Services, you will have responsibility for ensuring the needs of patients referred to the Hospice, and those important to them are met, as well as influencing the development of clinical services. You will also be instrumental in supporting the Northern Lincolnshire Palliative and End of Life agenda.

This role is available to those who have experience working in palliative care and this is an excellent opportunity for a doctor wishing to develop their career further in palliative medicine. The Hospice is committed to the training and development of all who work at St Andrew’s and would be willing to support further learning and development to support the role.

As a Hospice doctor, you will work independently but also collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and allied health care professionals. We are tremendously proud of the Hospice and the vital services we provide and our medical team are fundamental to our present and future effectiveness.

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious much loved charity and help us achieve our goals, therefore, if you are

For further information, please contact:

Karen Higgins, Director of Clinical Services on (01472) 350908

Closing date: Saturday 30th October 2021

How to apply:

Download and complete an application form then return the form to the HR Department at sahhrteam@nhs.net

Please feel free to read St Andrew’s Hospice Strategy.

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