Clinical Fellow in Palliatve Medicine

Somerton House (Belfast) / Ref: 22154

£33,880-£44,825

The post will provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience and skills in a supportive palliative care setting, for those considering a career in palliative medicine (either through speciality training or as a speciality doctor), allied medical specialties or general practice. Though this not a training post, opportunity for training will be available under the supervision of accredited palliative medicine consultants.

Post:  
Clinical Fellow in Palliative Medicine

Sessions: 
Full time (part time will be considered, minimum 8 sessions)
1 in 5 non-resident on call

Location: 
Somerton House, Somerton Road, Belfast, BT15 3LH

Reports to: 
Consultants in Palliative Medicine

Responsible to: 
Medical Leads

Minimum Qualifications: 
Full registration with GMC and 1 year’s post registration experience

Date of commencement:
February 2023 and May 2023

 

Salary: 
NHS Specialty Registrar pay scale (core training) £33,880 - £44,825 per year (pro rata) (dependant on experience), plus on-call supplement (band 1A,  which equates to 50%)


Contract: 
1 contract for 6 months with possibility of extension, commencing 1 February 2023
&
1 contract for 3 months with the possibility of extension, commencing 3 May 2023

Interview date:
We anticipate that interviews will take place on Friday, 16 December 2022 (morning)

Who This Job Is For:
The post will provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience and skills in a supportive palliative care setting, for those considering a career in palliative medicine (either through speciality training or as a speciality doctor), allied medical specialties or general practice. Though this is not a training post, opportunity for training will be available under the supervision of accredited palliative medicine consultants.  The post will provide excellent clinical experience, and time and support will be given for involvement in quality improvement work, teaching and management projects.

The Role:
Northern Ireland Hospice is a charitable company (limited by guarantee). The position will include responsibilities within all areas of adult patient care, including in-patients, out-patients (through our outpatient hub) and community patients.  The role will be adapted to suit the skills and experience of the post holder, but will be initially focused on the inpatient unit.  The role is supported by a strong multidisciplinary team including nurses, AHP’s, chaplaincy and social work.  The post-holder will join the existing team of Consultants in Palliative Medicine (5), 1 hospice speciality doctor, 2 specialty trainees and 1 internal medicine trainee.



For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Specification. If you have any queries, please contact a member of the People & Development Team via email hr@nihospice.org or phone 02890 781836.

The closing date for applications is 4.00 pm on Sunday, 11 December 2022 (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered).

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Closing date

Sunday 11 Dec 2022 16:00

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