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 vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
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.
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.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 8,000 staff with a budget of more than £640 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 850,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Marks’ Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre.
Applications are invited for a locum consultant post in Specialist Palliative Care, effective from 15.2.18. The successful applicant will join a team of senior doctors who between them provide a consultant led specialist palliative care service across the London Boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow.
The post being offered will operate from within the Ealing and Hounslow Specialist Palliative Care Service (E&H SPC) based at Meadow House Hospice (MHH). The post holder will be responsible for providing the day to day consultant lead role on the inpatient hospice ward, which consists of 15 individual beds. In this position, the post holder will act as the Clinical Supervisor to 2 GPVTS trainees, and to the specialist trainee. The post holder will contribute to providing internal cover for other senior colleagues and will assume responsibility for the consultant lead in the weekly Ealing Hospital specialist palliative care MDT. Along with excellent clinical care of inpatients, other key aspects of the role will be team development, education and training in all care environments in both palliative and end of life care, and the provision and development of a seamless service between hospital and community providers. This is a 10 session post and includes a commitment to the 1 in 5 consultant on-call rota for E&H SPC, alongside the existing 2.6 consultants and 1 Associate Specialist based at MHH.
Applications will be accepted from palliative care physicians on the List of Registered Medical Practitioners, or trainees who are within 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training on the day of interview.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted
Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.
If you are successful in your application you will be required to join the DBS Update Service as a condition of your employment and maintain your registration throughout your employment. The cost of joining the DBS Update service is £13 p/a.
Interview date: 12th March 2018
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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For further information, please contact Dr Jane Cowap (Consultant and Lead Clinician, Ealing and Hounslow Specialist Palliative Care) on 020 8967 5033.