Locum Senior Specialty Doctor

Locum Senior Specialty Doctor
Salary Competitive

We are looking for a Locum Senior Specialty Doctor to join our team, to provide specialist palliative medical input and support the Community Services provided by the Hospice. 

We have a dedicated 26 bedded in-patient unit, caring for both acute and continuing care patients. We also offer Day Services and a Hospice at Home Service offering 24/7 support to the community. You will be joining the Medical Director in providing senior input for the IPU but the main focus of your role will be to provide Specialist Palliative Medical support for the Community Services provided by the Hospice.  Working alongside a Medical Team consisting of 3 Specialty Doctors, a Foundation Year 2 Doctor, a part-time Foundation Year 1 Doctor, and a part-time GP Registrar.  

You will need to have your MBBS or equivalent and be fully registered with the GMC and postgraduate qualifications MRCP, MRCGP or equivalent.   Experience in Palliative Medicine (either as a Generalist or Specialist) is essential.  

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, compassion and an ability to work in respectful partnership with all members of the Multi Disciplinary Team.

St Michael’s Hospice (Hastings and Rother) is situated a few hundred metres away from the sea and within a reasonable commute (1½ hours) from London. The Hospice is easily accessible by car, train, bus and on foot. There is a free car park at the Hospice, as well as free on-street parking in the surrounding streets within a short walking distance. The nearest train station is St Leonards Warrior Square, which is approximately 12 minutes away on foot.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th November 2016