Hospice Consultant

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Hospice Consultant to work in an exceptional hospice within an independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is one of the UK's largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff


*To be considered for this position you must hold a Full GMC Registration



As the Hospice Consultant your key responsibilities include:

  • Work as part of a team of consultants, providing specialist palliative care to patients predominantly in the hospice DCU and Outpatients.

    The post will also require occasional palliative care reviews of hospital patients, in addition to cross-covering the community and the IPU to ensure adequate clinical cover for the service is maintained when colleagues are on leave

  • Work collaboratively with all other team members and provide clinical support to the wider multi-disciplinary team

  • Attend the weekly DCU MDT meeting and take responsibility for decisions about patients

  • Ensure that comprehensive plans are made and recorded for each in-patient prior to the weekend in both their clinical record and the handover sheet

  • Participate in teaching programmes for multi-professional teams within and outside the hospice

  • Promoting evidence based practice, and use of Clinical Guidelines

  • Participating and leading on audits by the medical team and supervising junior doctors in undertaking audits

  • Participate in a non-resident telephone on-call service providing advice to the hospice in-patient and community services and supporting the in-patient telephone advice line.

    On-call duties are shared between the three Consultants and are also supported through an external provider as a consultant telephone on call rota

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experienced accredited clinical/educational supervisor and qualified medical appraiser is desirable

  • Advanced Communication Skills certificate/training is desirable

  • Extensive experience in palliative medicine

  • Experience at Consultant in Palliative Medicine level is desirable

  • Excellent clinical skills

  • The authority and decision-making skills needed to lead a multidisciplinary team in a complex environment

  • Ability to supervise the clinical work of consultants, doctors in training and other staff

The successful Hospice Consultant will receive an excellent salary of £93,600 per annum + On Call.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Ongoing development and training

  • 27 days annual leave

  • Generous private healthcare cover

  • Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

Reference ID: 6091

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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