Job details

  • Organisation
    Ashgate Hospice
  • Location
    England - East Midlands
  • Salary
    £71k - £80k
  • Contract type
  • Working hours
    Full Time

Job description

We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and highly motivated speciality doctor in palliative medicine to join our palliative medical team. You will work with us across our Hospice services - including in the inpatient unit, day services, and community as required.

If you're passionate about providing high-quality end-of-life care and are eager to contribute to our value-driven organisation, we encourage you to apply.

You will provide medical care for patients on our inpatient unit, where patients are admitted for symptom control and/or for end-of-life care. You will have the opportunity to participate in research/audit projects, teaching junior doctors, medical students, nursing staff and develop your own knowledge through the strong team setting.

Hours:   This role can be offered as a whole time equivalent of 37.5 hours or on a job share basis. Please state the number of hours and days you would like to work in your application. You will also be part of the on-call rota up to a maximum 1 in 6 weekends and weeknights.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that patient care is of the highest quality and always delivered with compassion and respect.
  • Responsibility for the evidence-based assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of medical care for in-patient, day service, and community patients. 
  • Demonstrating advanced empathetic interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with patients and carers through the patient experience.
  • Managing referrals to the in-patient ward and the allocation of beds with the consultants and ward nurses.


This job expires on 01st April 2024

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