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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Job Description

We particularly welcome applications from Welsh Speakers

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email, this will come from the Recruitment email address ( Email address removed )

Velindre NHS Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a large number of applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly.

By submitting your application, you are giving your permission to the following:

  • Receiving your conditional appointment letter via email, which will contain personal information, e.g. your name, address, job details, salary scale
  • Some elements of your Electronic Staff Record transferring to other workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the Organisation
  • Recruitment checking your Professional Registration online, where applicable

The following applies to General Recruitment only (excludes Medical and Dental applicants)

Consultant Post in Palliative Medicine
1 session (01 wte) permanent.
This post is supporting role for current consultant workforce. This is an NHS appointment through Velindre NHS Trust.

The successful candidate will join an established team of 2 other consultants in palliative medicine based at George Thomas Hospice Care (GTHC). They will work as part of a team providing community, outpatient and associated day care services.

GTHC is a recognised training centre for registrar doctors and the post holder will be working with trainees at ST level (palliative medicine).

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing Date: 9th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Margred Capel, Medical Director and Consultant in Palliative GTHC
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Dr Mark Taubert, Clinical Director for Palliative Medicine, Velindre Hospital.
Tel:  ( Phone number removed ) 

Velindre NHS Trust operates a childcare voucher scheme.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

In submitting an application form, should you subsequently be appointed to the post applied for, you authorise Velindre NHS Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

‘With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’

Velindre NHS Trust is signed up to the Mindful Employer ‘Charter For Employers Who Are Positive About Mental Health’ to help support employees.

The MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter is about increasing awareness of mental health, providing support networks and information, and making it easier and acceptable to talk about mental health. The Trust is keen to raise awareness about Mental Health Issues during the recruitment and retention of new and current employees by putting MINDFUL EMPLOYER good practice procedures into place.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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