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Consultant in Palliative Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Palliative Medicine
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 session
Job ref
050-Cons-PM-2019
Site
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd Ysbyty Gwynedd, Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Town
Bangor, Bodelwyddan, Wrexham
Salary
£75,881 - £98,515
Closing
30/09/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

We are seeking to recruit a Consultant in Palliative Medicine, to join the specialist palliative care team in North Wales.

 

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is the largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of services for a population of around 676,000 people across North Wales. This new post adds to our current team of Consultants across three sites and, in conjunction with existing posts, will allow innovative and enhanced services to be delivered. The current clinical team are keen to attract a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague, and, with this in mind, flexible opportunities to work within hospice, community and acute hospital settings may be available, depending on the preferred interests and expertise of the applicant.

 

The Department of Palliative Care in North Wales comprises of three statutory sector specialist palliative care teams and two Hospice at Home services that together provide specialist palliative care in the acute hospital, out-patient and community settings. There are close links with the three local hospices, Bangor University, oncology and primary care services. The service provides care for cancer and an increasing number of non cancer conditions.

 

The nursing teams provide a seven day service in both community and acute hospital settings. This is supported by the regional palliative medicine specialist 24 hour advice line, for which the post holder would provide telephone advice within a 1 in 7 rota.

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further enquiries please contact Dr Helen Mitchell, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Clinical Director (01286 662775 / 07785454334), or Dr Marlise Poolman, Senior Lecturer / Consultant in Palliative Medicine (03000 857727), or Dr Caroline Usborne, Consultant in Palliative Medicine (03000 857727).