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Locum Consultant in Palliative Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Palliative Care Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Locum; Minimum 6 month term, extendable.
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Northwick Park Hospital
£79,761.00 – £103,490.00
25/02/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals.

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

Our vision is that:

“Every local patient will receive the best possible quality of end of life care”.

To help make the vision a reality the Trust Executive is committed to delivery of the emerging End of Life Care Strategy. It has agreed to support a new way of participating in service planning, delivery and improvement of EoLC within the Trust and the local health and social care community. This appointment will build capacity in the palliative care consultant workforce such that it can commit dedicated time to take a leadership role in this. It is envisaged that a substantive post will be advertised within 6 months of the starting date once a wider service and job planning review is completed and aligned with the overarching Clinical Strategy.

You will join our multidisciplinary palliative care team of 3 consultants, specialty doctor and 8 Specialist nurses, to deliver and improve palliative care and end of life care within the Trust. Since we provide hospital, hospice and community services you will have a unique opportunity to work with consultants who are flexible and aim for all job plans to be modified to suit the preferences and expertise of old and new members of the team and so best deliver patient services.

We would love a friendly enthusiastic person who relishes the challenge of developing excellent palliative and end of life care services within a strong, cohesive and supportive team. The funding is for a fulltime post but we are open to all methods of providing this role. Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register for Palliative Medicine or within 6 months of CCT or CESR date at the time of the interview and must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice.

 Interview date: 12th March 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further information can be obtained from Dr Charles Daniels on 020 8869 3681 or cdaniels1@nhs.net


If you have problems applying, contact

+44 (0) 20 8869 5383