Consultant - Palliative Medicine

Sue Ryder

The closing date is 24 July 2024

Job summary

Consultant in Palliative Medicine

6 PAs per week

Pay is in keeping with standard NHS terms and conditions - £88364 - £119,133 , per annum, pro rata

St Johns Hospice, Sue Ryder, Moggerhanger

Main duties of the job

St Johns Hospice has a 15 bed In Patient Unit (IPU). The medical care for the IPU is consultant led and supported by other medical staff: Specialty Doctors, a Specialist Registrar and a team of Junior Doctors (GP VTS trainees and FY Doctors).

Job Summary:

This is a replacement post based at St Johns Hospice, Moggerhanger (6 PAs). The post holder will be responsible for providing medical leadership and clinical management of patients at St Johns hospice. The post holder will work closely with the other consultant in Palliative medicine who is also based, in part, at St Johns Hospice. They will be part of the regional consultant on call team for palliative care. The post holder will work with colleagues towards achieving:

Effective and integrated co-ordination of palliative and end of life care ensuring the right care and support is as timely, seamless and as person-centred as possible.

An emphasis on a community-focused as opposed to an acute-led service.

Continuous service review with patients and stakeholder groups

Early referral to specialist palliative care services, as appropriate

Provision of effective and seamless links to other generalist services e.g. frail and elderly, long term conditions.

About us

Sue Ryder St Johns Hospice, run by the national charity Sue Ryder, provides specialist palliative care services to a wide local area including the people of Bedfordshire and the bordering areas of Huntingdonshire and South Cambridgeshire. The hospice is situated in the village of Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. Set in its own grounds and surrounded by farmland, it is easily accessible from nearby Sandy, Bedford and St Neots. Sue Ryder, formerly Sue Ryder Care, was founded over fifty years ago as the Sue Ryder Foundation, and has major experience as a provider of care to adults with complex needs. Currently with seven specialist palliative care centres, Sue Ryder is one of the largest independent providers of specialist palliative care in the UK.

Please see attached Job Description for full details.

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience £88,364 - £119,133 , per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0475-24-0138

Job locations

Sue Ryder Care

St. Johns Road

Moggerhanger

Bedford

MK44 3RJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the supporting document for the full job description. If you have any further questions or enquiries then please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment administrator.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the supporting document for the full job description. If you have any further questions or enquiries then please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment administrator.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration with the GMC UK. Previous experience with palliative medicine.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration with the GMC UK. Previous experience with palliative medicine.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sue Ryder

Address

Sue Ryder Care

St. Johns Road

Moggerhanger

Bedford

MK44 3RJ


Employer's website

https://www.sueryder.org (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Sue Ryder

Address

Sue Ryder Care

St. Johns Road

Moggerhanger

Bedford

MK44 3RJ


Employer's website

https://www.sueryder.org (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Recruiter

Hannah Butcher

hannah.butcher@sueryder.org

Date posted

20 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience £88,364 - £119,133 , per annum, pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0475-24-0138

Job locations

Sue Ryder Care

St. Johns Road

Moggerhanger

Bedford

MK44 3RJ


Supporting documents

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