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

Hours: This is a full time post (10PAs) with a 1 in 8 second on call commitment (2% on call allowance)

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

Contract: Permanent

An exciting position is available for a substantive consultant position working 10 PAs between Royal Trinity Hospice (5PAs) and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (5PAs). You would join the well-established medical teams at both sites. Participation in training, audit and management is actively encouraged across both sites.

About the role:

The post is for 10 PAs; 8 PAs providing direct clinical care and 2 PAs supporting professional activities. This post has 5 PAs at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust working with the Hospital Palliative Care team, and 5 PAs at Royal Trinity Hospice. 

At Royal Trinity Hospice, the postholder will provide community as well as inpatient care. 

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

At both sites the postholder will share with colleagues in the training and professional development of the Specialist Registrars. The post holder 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

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Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Everyone at Trinity is treated fairly with dignity and respect irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, nationality, race, religion or belief. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation that encourages and supports fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement (FREDIE) in all its forms. 

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 0207 787 1000 and Dr Catherine McGowan, Clinical Lead for Palliative Medicine and EOLC at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 0208 725 3311.

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 8 May 2024

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