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Telephone: 01704 544645
Address: Town Lane, Southport, PR8 6RE

Queenscourt Hospice is an independent charity that provides support for the people of Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We care for patients with serious illnesses, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life at each new stage. We help to do this both in the Hospice and at Home through our In-patient unit, Queenscourt Connect and Queenscourt at Home services.

Please ensure you complete the application form in full. We do not accept CV’s or covering letters in place of a fully completed application form.

Palliative Care Doctor
Palliative Care Doctor
Part Time Post. Initially 12 months fixed term.
Salary dependent on experience.
Part time post 0.8 sessions. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday plus 1 weekend in four.

There will be an upcoming opportunity for an enthusiastic experienced doctor (preferably GP trained), to join the integrated, specialist palliative care services for the West Lancashire, Southport & Formby area. Queenscourt, a Specialist Palliative Care Unit provides 10 beds, day and ‘at home’ services and specialist medical, therapy and nursing services as an integral part of the local NHS & independent palliative care services.

The main duties are day to day medical care of inpatients and day services at Queenscourt, working into the hospital and community as required.

The post-holder will be expected to participate fully in clinical activities, the teaching programme and will be trained in all aspects of the required work.

Participation in the bank holiday rota is in addition to the fixed on-call commitment of 1:4 weekends.

Full GMC Registration and current membership of a medical defence organisation is essential. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years relevant post registration experience and have successfully completed a membership exam. Experience in General Practice and/or palliative medicine is desirable but not essential. The post holder is expected to continue to develop academically and will be supported to do so.
Dr Karen Groves, Medical and Education Director / Consultant in Palliative Medicine on 01704 517922 can be contacted for an informal discussion.

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