Speciality Doctor - Palliative Care

Speciality Doctor - Palliative Care

Job Title: Speciality Doctor - Palliative Care
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: T2JR/1375399
Contact Name: Sammons Group
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Job Published: June 14, 2019 15:46

Job Description

Our client who specialises in palliative care is currently looking for a Speciality Doctor whose primary focus will be to provide specialist palliative medical input to the In-Patient Unit. The role is typically 8.30-5 with an expectation of working one night per week and one in 4-5 weekends to be on-call. Our client welcomes newly qualified Doctors. Job description available upon request.

Main responsibilities of Head of Community Nursing role:

We are looking for a Specialty Doctor in Palliative Care whose primary focus will be to provide specialist palliative medical input to the In-Patient Unit. We have a dedicated 22 bedded in-patient unit, caring for both acute and continuing care patients. We also offer an exciting new Wellbeing Programme and at Home Service offering 24/7 support to the community. You will be joining a team of Specialty Doctors. Senior support is provided by the Medical Director and a full-time Associate Specialist in Palliative Care.

Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team, you will deliver high quality professional care to the patients and relatives in the Hospice. You will work closely with the whole clinical team to ensure that we offer the highest standards of care, developing our services to meet the changing needs of our patients.

You will need to have MB BS or equivalent and postgraduate qualifications, either MRCP, MRCGP or equivalent, although not necessary, are desirable. Specialist Palliative Care is not essential. You need to be fully registered with the GMC.

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.

Benefits of Head of Community Nursing role:

  • Generous pension scheme/NHS pension
  • Working within a well established team
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership

Are you a qualified Nurse either starting out in your career or looking for a more senior position? If so, Sammons Healthcare would like to offer our expertise and assistance. We have vacancies nationwide for RGNs RMNs and RNLDs. Additionally if you are currently seeking a post as an Area, Home or Deputy Manager, Senior Nurse or Clinical Lead then please send your CV to us along with your requirements and we will endeavour to find the right position for you.

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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