Medical Director & Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Medical Director & Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Full time Hours
NHS New Consultant contract pay scale: £76,761 to £103,490 per annum depending on experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant to become our new Medical Director. Based in a beautiful location overlooking the sea, St Michael’s Hospice is a newly refurbished 24 bedded In Patient Unit, with an expanding community based team and day services provision. 

Following the appointment of a new Chief Executive in May 2017, St Michael’s Hospice is refreshing its medical staffing team to drive forward excellence in patient care. The post-holder will be joining an organisation that is determined to not only support the end of life care needs of the population of Hastings and Rother but also to work collaboratively with the NHS,  Adult Social Care and other hospices to ensure good end of life care in any setting.

The appointee will be a medically qualified graduate, who has completed an appropriate programme of higher professional training and has wide general training and experience in Palliative Medicine. Applicants to the post must hold, or be within six months of attaining, a CCT in the specialty.

If you are interested in developing your career in palliative care, would like to play a pivotal role in improving end of life care in this locality and lead the strategic direction of St Michael’s Hospice then we would love to hear from you.

Employed by the Hospice your Terms & Conditions will be reflective of the NHS Consultant contract (2003) including the option to continue any existing NHS pension scheme membership. We also offer a Wellbeing and Resilience programme, discounted gym membership, subsidised employee meals, supportive supervision and a proactive education department to support with development.

For more information or if you would like to arrange an informal visit please contact Karen Clarke, Chief Executive on 01424 456367.
For an application pack please email

Closing date:  Monday 29th January 2018
Interview date:  Thursday 15th February 2018