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Locum Consultant Palliative Medicine

Employer
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Watford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

As an employer of nearly 5,000 staff, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is the place to be. Having have been shortlisted over the last three years for 18 national people related awards and most recently winning the Nursing Times award for Best UK Employer 2019 we are immensely proud of our achievements.

We have lots to shout about! Despite having lots of challenges, we've worked really hard to make West Herts a great place to work. The good news is we're really starting to see the results of our efforts. We're one of the few NHS organisations across the UK to have achieved a phenomenal 0% nurse vacancy rate within our adult inpatient areas. We have also recently secured over £450m capital funding to transform our sites and give our patients and colleagues within #teamwestherts the working environment they deserve.

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant Palliative Medicine

This exciting new post will join two part time palliative medicine consultants at the trust. Although the post is full time, part time working would be considered.

The role will include delivering on the trust's palliative and end of life strategy as well as working collaboratively with other specialist palliative care partners within West Hertfordshire within the acute trust, community and independent hospice setting to provide seamless care to patients with palliative care needs.

The post holder will be based within the specialist palliative care at West Herts NHS Trust based at Watford General Hospital.

Hertfordshire is a highly desirable place to live and work with excellent, fast transport links to London and the rest of the country. It is also within easy reach of Heathrow, Luton and Stanstead airports. The county has many outstanding schools, thriving urban centres and large expanses of unspoilt countryside as well as areas of great historical importance.

Applicants must have current UK Full professional registration with General Medical Council and relevant experience in Palliative Medicine. Possession of a CCT in Palliative Medicine (or associated specialty) or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview.
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