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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

£79,860 - £107,668 per annum pro rata
Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust

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Employer: Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Location: St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, London

Permanent, full time post.

Applicants seeking part-time positions are encouraged to apply.

Salary: £79,860 - £107,668 per annum pro rata + 2% on call supplement + London weighting

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who would like to join an established consultant team at St Joseph’s Hospice. The post is primary based with the St Joseph’s inpatient unit, although with the potential to have a greater community focus depending on the preferences of the post holder.

Although the post is based at St Joseph’s Hospice, the contract will be held by the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

St Joseph’s is a large 28-bed hospice in Hackney, East London, with a community service covering an inner-city, ethnically diverse population in the boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets, City and Hackney. There are excellent modern palliative services, which include a day hospice, complementary therapies centre, bereavement service and access to a multi-lingual advocacy team. Consultants are encouraged to input into a busy and active education centre and develop areas of specialist interest.

On-call commitment follows a 1:8 weeknights and weekends. Please see the RCP approved Job Description and Person Specification for more details. Full GMC registration with a licence to practise is essential and applicants should be on the specialist register for Palliative Medicine or be within 6 months of completion of training.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd November 2019

Interview date: Monday 18th November 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Andrew Tysoe-Calnon, Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Phone: 020 8525 6000 / Email: a.tysoecalnon@stjh.org.uk

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, the City and beyond.

We are very proud that the CQC has recently rated Homerton Hospital’s A&E department as 'Outstanding', medical care at the hospital as 'Outstanding', and our acute services overall as ‘Good’.

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

The local City and Hackney community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs. Good working relationships, strong multi-agency working arrangements and integrated pathways already exist between hospital and community health services, primary care, local authority and mental health services.

The trust is an active partner in bringing different services together across City and Hackney to provide integrated care closer to home, and in the development of an ‘Integrated Care System’, of which the Trust is a major partner, which aims to bring together health and care services, the wider community and voluntary sector to work closer together to provide great services for local people in City and Hackney.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.

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