Job title: Speciality Doctor in Palliative Care 

Location: St David’s Hospice, Llandudno and Satellite Hospice Unit in Penrhos Stanley Hospital, Holyhead (may include working from other sites across North West Wales)

Working hours: 10 Sessions per week (5 days) – full-time working is preferred but consideration will be given to part-time working On-call working: Weekend on Call Rota commitment required (1in 4 or less)

Salary: Speciality Doctor pay banding (Salary will be based upon appropriate NHS scales, qualifications and experience)


An exciting opportunity to join a committed consultant-led multidisciplinary team delivering inpatient specialist palliative care for North West Wales.

St David’s Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their well-established medical team providing specialist palliative care to people living with life-limiting illnesses.

As a charity our services are free to people over the age of 18 within the catchment area of North West Wales and the border areas, this covers a population in the region of 350,000.

St David’s Hospice is a purpose-built hospice with 12 inpatient beds and a dedicated day therapy unit. A new satellite Hospice Unit will open at Holyhead in Spring 2020.

We provide a full suite of services to ensure that all the physical, psychological and spiritual care needed by our patients and their families and carers are met using a multi-professional approach.

  • The successful applicant will join a dedicated medical team led by a Consultant in Palliative Medicine.
  • Close links with the Health Board’s specialist palliative care team
  • Similar benefits to the NHS on pension, sick leave and holidays entitlements.
  • Training and education opportunities including post-graduate study in palliative care.

Read the full job description here: 2019-053 Palliative Medicine Doctor JD PS – October 2019

Application form here: 2019-St-Davids-Hospice-Application-Form-and-Monitoring-Form-Bilingual-1

Applicants must possess full registration with the GMC.


Further information or to arrange a visit:

Dr. Helen Mitchell, Consultant in Palliative Medicine on 07785 454334
Trystan Pritchard, Chief Executive at St. David’s Hospice on 01492 879058

Closing Date: 12pm, 22nd November 2019