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Consultant in Palliative Medicine posted by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Full Time
£79,860 - £107,668 / year

Job Description

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 10,000 people, providing care for over a million patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 11 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.



Consultant in Palliative Medicine

(Full time, but less than full time applicants will be considered)

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Palliative Care Consultant to join our Palliative Care Team at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

The post will be based predominantly at St Mary’s Hospital with a focus on admissions to the Acute Medical Unit. The palliative care team works directly with the majority of the clinical teams across all Divisions within our Trust. Our workload is varied with an increasing non-malignant caseload currently accounting for 47% of all referrals trust-wide. Patients are seen in every ward and hospital setting, with a wide range of diagnoses. All team members are expected to have high knowledge and excellent communication skills, deliver the highest quality of care and education and to show dedication and innovation. The successful candidate will be part of a telephone based on-call service providing out of-hours advice to the acute hospital services.

The successful candidate will join a team comprising of other palliative care consultants, palliative care clinical nurse specialists, clinical nurse specialists in training and doctors in training. The opportunities for service development and education are numerous and can be guided by the interests of the applicants.

Prospective candidates should be within 6 months of obtaining their CCT, or be listed on the Specialist Register of the GMC for Palliative Medicine.

We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Post Ref: 290-CONB103

To apply please visit NHS Jobs looking under reference number above


For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion or visit please contact Dr Neil Nijhawan, Clinical Lead for Palliative Medicine on [Click here to apply] or ( Email address removed )

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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