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Specialty Doctor Palliative Medicine

Job Description

Welcome to ABM University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Croeso i Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol ABM. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl sy’n rhannu ein gwerthoedd: gofalu am ein gilydd, cydweithio a gwella drwy’r amser.

ABM University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
Salary:£37,547- £70,018 per annum post will involve on call element
This is a substantive post.

We are looking for a Specialty Doctor with vision and drive to join our motivated and skilled multi-professional team in providing specialist inpatient, community (including domiciliary, outpatient and day care) and hospital support to patients with advanced, life limiting illnesses in South Wales.

The post offers excellent opportunities to gain experience in all aspects of palliative medicine. The post is based at Y Bwthyn Newydd, situated in the grounds of the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

The post-holder will participate in a 1 in 6 non-residential medical rota providing cover for inpatients in Y Bwthyn Newydd and in its sister unit, Tŷ Olwen, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, as well as an advisory service to other health care professionals across community and hospital settings in ABM University Health Board. The on-call is also supported by a Consultant and weekend working by Clinical Nurse Specialists in palliative care work who work with the on call medical staff to offer direct assessment and advice.

The department is committed to supporting the advancement of palliative care. We work closely with both Cardiff and Swansea Universities, along with other university and college partners in South Wales. There are excellent education centres at the major hospitals with a full programme of activities.

Located in South Wales, the area offers a mixture of dramatic coastlines, areas of outstanding natural beauty, commerce and industry activity. The area is well served by an hourly rail-link to London, the M4 motorway.

If any candidate is unable, for personal reasons, to work full time they will be eligible to apply for flexible working.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Pola Grzybowska on  ( Phone number removed ) .

If you have difficulties in applying 'on line' please contact Medical HR  ( Phone number removed ) .
or email ( Email address removed )

ABMU Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users’ experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh, we would welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The HB is a Two Tick Disability Symbol user and is committed to fulfilling the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability as defined by the DDA please contact us, and we will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for a post will be invited to interview.

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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.

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