Job Opportunity, Working for St.Johns Hospice

1st December 2018

Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Salary Scale up to £79,000 (pro rata)
3-5 days per week
Some on call responsibility (non-residential)

(NHS pension may be continued or an 8% group scheme is available)
St John's Hospice provides a range of specialist palliative care for people living with or affected by any life-limiting illness. They are rated "outstanding" by CQC and have an excellent reputation within the community.
As a Hospice Specialty Doctor you will join an ambitious and caring medical team comprising a Medical Director, Specialty Doctor, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and GP trainees. The team also enjoys the input of two Palliative Care Consultants. The post would suit either a doctor wanting to pursue a career in Palliative Medicine, or a GP wishing to develop an area of interest. You will be based mainly on the ward at St John's Hospice and, there will be opportunities to practise across community settings as well as participating in service development.
St John's Hospice can offer you the opportunity to work with high staff/patient ratios,  as well as good links with the local Trust, and Lancaster and Cumbria's Universities. Lancaster is a beautiful Georgian city on the edge of the Lake District with excellent schools and good transport links to larger cities such as Manchester.
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Closing date for applications is 9th December 2018
For further information regarding the job or an informal discussion please contact Dr Simon Edgecombe, Medical Director 01524382538 or email

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