Job Reference 2019-003

Job Opportunity: Palliative Medicine Doctor – St David’s Hospice

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 illness.

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 Autumn 2019.

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 role:

  • 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.

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)

Sessions Per Week: 10 Sessions per week (5 days) –consideration will be given to applicants also considering LTFT working

Pay Band: (Salary will be based upon appropriate NHS scales, qualifications and experience)

On Call: Weekend on Call Rota commitment required (1 in 4 or less)

Applicants must possess full registration with the GMC.

Further information or to arrange a visit:

Consultants in Palliative Medicine Dr. Gemma Lewis-Williams on 07557 312193  or Dr. Helen Mitchell on 07785 454334 Trystan Pritchard, Chief Executive at St. David’s Hospice on 01492 879058.

Closing Date : 5:00 pm. Thursday, 28th February, 2019.

Interview Date : Provisional – 26th March, 2019.

Job Description and Person Specification: 2019-003 – Palliative Medicine Doctor

2019 – St Davids Hospice Application Form and Monitoring Form – Bilingual