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We are currently looking for an experienced doctor to join the Saint Michael’s Specialist Palliative Care Team.

Salary:                        From £21.66 to £33.89 per hour (dependent on experience) plus on call payments

Hours:                         5 to 6 sessions per week (4 hours per session, dependent on experience) Monday to Wednesday.


Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.


We are currently looking for an experienced doctor to join the Saint Michael’s Specialist Palliative Care Team to provide specialist support to patients, families and carers working closely with other members of the medical team, and teams in the local Trust.

The post will provide specialist palliative care and assessments and management plans for hospice inpatients liaising with the treating team, to incorporate symptom control, psychological, spiritual and social and advanced care domains.  The role will advocate for patients to ensure that care plans are in keeping with patients’ wishes, working closely with the rest of the team, providing advice to the primary health care team, and hospital staff and undertake visits in the community as needed. As part of the team the role will contribute to clinical audit and service review.


With two years post registration experience, candidates will need an understanding of palliative care, multi-disciplinary team working, and working in hospital and community settings. Candidates will need demonstrable assessment skills, knowledge of infection prevention and control, and patient safeguarding and a patient centred approach. Strong organisation and planning skills, along with collaborative working skills are essential in this role, supported by excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


To take part in first on-call rota one in 5/6 covering hospice Inpatients and giving advice to Community and Hospital Services.


Benefits include:-


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme and ongoing training
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
  • Free DBS/CRB check


Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.


To apply online or for more information please click Apply or please call Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate.  


Alternatively please send your CV to recruitment@saintmichaelshospice.org


Completed applications to be received by 9am on 29th October 2019.


Interviews will be held on 6th November 2019 at Crimple House, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.

Between £21.66 and £33.89 Per Hour
+ Free Car Parking
Located in:
Closing Date:
29th October 2019
Saint Michael's Hospice

Saint Michael's Hospice

Crimple House
Hornbeam Park Avenue
01423 876086


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