Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Northern Ireland | Belfast Hospice
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Northern Ireland | Belfast Hospice
Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast
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Specialty Doctor Scale £40,231 - £75,023 pa (dependent on experience) and 4% Availability Supplement for on-call

HOURS: 10 PAs (40 hour) per week with 1 in 5 non-resident on-call commitment 

Fixed term for 12 months

Part time/Job Share applications will be considered (salary will be pro rata’d)

CLOSING DATE:  27 October 2020


We are seeking a Specialty Doctor to join the medical team at our Belfast Hospice. The appointment will be for a 12 month fixed term period initially.

The successful applicant will play an important role in the delivery of care to inpatients and outpatients in collaboration with the co-medical directors, consultants, medical colleagues and the wider multidisciplinary team.

This role offers a wide range of palliative medicine experience and can be tailored to meet individual needs. In additional to clinical care, provision will be made for supporting professional activities (SPA) to enable continued professional development. This role may be of interest to a doctor keen to establish a career in Palliative Medicine.

For an informal discussion please e-mail Dr Jennifer Doherty, Medical Director at jennifer.doherty@mariecurie.org.uk

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left. Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

Marie Curie is committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.