Fixed Term Consultant in Palliative Care

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
16 May 2020
14 Jun 2020

Job Description



North Bristol NHS Trust is the largest Trust in the South West region and one of the largest trusts in the country. The Trust recently moved the majority of its acute services to the Brunel Building, regarded as one of the best hospital facilities in Europe, on the Southmead Hospital site. The Trust provides Medical, Surgical, Neonatal and Maternity Care for its local population of approximately a million people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The Trust also provides regional services in Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Pathology, Plastic Surgery and Burns, Renal and Transplant Medicine, Vascular surgery and Urology and is the Major Trauma Centre for the West Country. Additional investment has been secured to expand our current consultant team of 2.6 WTE Consultants who are supported by 6 WTE Clinical Nurse Specialists and supporting AHPs. We work in an advisory role across all specialists and divisions in the Trust and support a high percentage of patients with non-malignant disease. We are a busy, pro-active team and see more than 1,700 new patients a year. This appointment is to cover maternity leave so that we can continue to provide our increasing activity and new service model including provision of a 24 hour telephone advice service (full consultant team will be 4 WTE including this post).

Applicants are required to be on the Specialist Register for Palliative Medicine, have CCT in Palliative Medicine or be within six months of obtaining it by the interview date. Full Registration with the GMC is essential.

The post is based at Southmead Hospital. The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. The appointee will be required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Southmead Hospital, Bristol, for on-call purposes. Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential. The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance. Therefore it is important that you check your online account regularly.

Closing Date: 27 th May 2020

Interview Date: 2nd June 2020

Salary: £79,860 - £107,668

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel Apply.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

In accordance with the Trust's Organisation Change policy, staff in a redeployment situation will be given prior consideration for any suitable vacancies advertised for this Trust

"Exceptional Healthcare, Personally Delivered"

Ref: 2420268

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