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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

£76,001 - £76,001 / year
Full Time

Job Description

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment

We are looking for a dynamic, skilled and enthusiastic Palliative Medicine Consultant to start Spring 2017. He or she will join our supportive team of consultants and a highly motivated multidisciplinary team that comprises the Camden, Islington ELiPSe and UCLH & HCA Palliative Care Service.

The successful appointee will work mainly in University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) hospitals and Healthcare America sites, but may be required to provide cross cover for consultants based elsewhere within the service. Future rotation of consultants between specific roles is envisaged for the future.

She or he will lead on the provision and development of clinical care for patients within the HCA sector of our service (i.e. the provision of services under our NHS service level agreement to a number of private London hospital sites run by HCA), with support from colleagues as needed. The successful appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to the education programme, clinical governance and the research portfolio that the Service delivers.

We are looking for someone with effective leadership skills, who is a strong team player and who enjoys working in a changing and innovative environment. You should have a creative, imaginative and flexible approach to service delivery and quality improvement and have excellent interpersonal skills.

The service as a whole delivers integrated specialist palliative care expertise to the communities of South Camden, North East Westminster, Islington and to the following hospitals: UCLH (including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre), Harley Street at UCLH, The Harley Street Clinic and the Princess Grace Hospital.

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register, have CCT in Palliative Medicine by the interview date. Full Registration and Licensing with the GMC is essential.

The closing date for applications is 07 February 2017 and interviews will be held on 21st February 2017.

For further information please contact Dr Jon Martin, Clinical Lead and Consultant in Palliative Medicine or Dr Jane Neerkin, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Camden, Islington ELiPSe and UCLH & HCA Palliative Care Service, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7NF. Tel  ( Phone number removed ) , emails: ( Email address removed ) and ( Email address removed )

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff who provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas, including Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs.

CNWL Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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