Locum Consultant in Palliative Medicine 

Temporary Contract: 3 months in the first instance 

Hours: 10 Sessions per week (8 fixed and 2 on-call) 

Salary: Consultants: £80,653 - £107,170 per annum  

Ref No: 1902446

This post provides an excellent opportunity to join a progressive Hospice (as a Locum Consultant) which has an established reputation for excellence in clinical practice, research and education. 

Strathcarron Hospice is the principal provider of specialist palliative care to NHS Forth Valley area and to Cumbernauld/Kilsyth in the NHS Lanarkshire area and delivers a comprehensive range of services and facilities including:- 

Our services include:

  • A team of Community Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • A [email protected] service
  • A 24-bed inpatient unit
  • A 20-place day hospice
  • A specialist lymphoedema service
  • Consultant support to Forth Valley Royal Hospital including ward rounds and teaching
  • An education department with an active programme of education including a well-established annual clinical conference
  • A research programme with the Hospice seeking Research Active Hospice status

The successful candidate will contribute to the development of our services across the healthcare spectrum. You will join a full multi-disciplinary team and a medical team of three other Consultants and four Specialty Doctors; you will be Hospice and Community based. We are a training unit and usually have a Specialist Registrar and a GP in Training. 

Strathcarron Hospice is an independent Hospice but we enjoy good strategic and operational relationships with our local NHS Boards and we actively participate in the development of palliative care both locally and nationally. 

If this opportunity attracts you please contact any one of our Consultants for an informal discussion on 01324 826222 or via e-mail on:

[email protected]

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An information pack can be downloaded below or alternatively please contact Nicola Griffin, HR Co-ordinator on 01324 826222/ [email protected]

Applications should be in the form of a CV, supported by two referees, addressed to Ms Irene McKie, Chief Executive, Strathcarron Hospice, Randolph Hill, Denny, Stirlingshire, FK6 5HJ, by the closing date below.  

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Thursday 28th February 2019