Salary Band: Negotiable according to current consultant salary scale plus London Weighting

Hours: Up to 10 PAs with a 1 in 6 second on call commitment (2% on call allowance). Candidates who might want to work less than full time are encouraged to apply.

Location: Royal Trinity Hospice, London SW4 0RN and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, SW17 0QT.

An exciting position is available for a locum consultant position working 10 PAs between Royal Trinity Hospice (6PAs) and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (4PAs). The post is fixed term Maternity Cover, to commence as soon as possible after the 24th June 2021 and for a minimum of 12 months.
You would join the well established medical team at both sites. Participation in training, audit and management is actively encouraged across both sites.

About the role:

For the 10 PA post there are 7.5 PAs providing direct clinical care and 2.5 PAs supporting professional activities (4 PAs at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust working with the Hospital Palliative Care Team and 6 PAs at Royal Trinity Hospice). Any candidate wishing to work less than 10PAs will be considered and the role adapted accordingly.

At Trinity Hospice, the post holder will provide in-patient as well as community care.

At St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust the post-holder will provide medical input to the multi-professional hospital support team.

At both sites the post-holder will share with colleagues in the training and professional development of the Specialist Registrars. They will also be involved with the audit, research and teaching programmes.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in a wide range of palliative care settings
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practice of palliative care
  • Enthusiasm for teaching
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • On or within six months of being on specialist register for Palliative medicine
  • Knowledge/experience of Primary Care Sector
  • Experience of training in research methodology
  • Experience of clinical audit

How to apply:

To apply, please see the Royal Trinity Hospice website.  If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post in more details please call Dr Samantha Lund, Medical Director at Royal Trinity Hospice on 020 7787 1000 and Dr Catherine McGowan Clinical Lead for Palliative Medicine and EOLC at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 020 8725 3311.

Closing date: Wednesday 30 June

Interview date: TBC

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All successful applicants will be subject to DBS, occupational health and reference checks.

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. At Royal Trinity Hospice we promote FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement). We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.