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We are looking for expressions of interest from an established palliative medicine consultant who will work collaboratively alongside the current specialist palliative care teams within the University Hospitals of North Midlands and Katharine House Hospice, Stafford over 4 sessions per week. This consultant will work alongside 5 consultant colleagues within North and South Staffordshire within the post which will be partly funded by Katharine House Hospice.

Responsibilities will include clinical care of patients with non-malignant conditions within County Hospital alongside the inpatient teams, and input into the ambulatory heart failure service, based within the hospital. Candidates are expected to have a high level of clinical competence, excellent communications and organisational skills. Experience of education is essential, as part of the role will involve teaching and training of senior medical and nursing staff. The post holder will be able to develop this service and other specialist areas of interest.

Applicants with previous hospital consultant palliative medicine experience and with a strong background in medical education are encouraged to contact us for further details about this role.

Should you wish to find out more about this opportunity, without commitment, please contact a member of the personnel team on recruitment@khhospice.org.uk  (Tel 01785 254645 – Ext 130/131). Your details will be passed to our Medical Director who will in turn contact you for an informal discussion.

Closing date: Wednesday, 27th June 2018. Post to commence when funding is agreed.

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter, marking your envelope ‘Private and Confidential’ and ‘Reference Palliative Medicine Consultant’ to the Personnel Department, Katharine House Hospice, Weston Road, Stafford, ST16 3SB by the closing date above.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 27 June 2018