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Locum Speciality Doctor

Posted Thursday 4th April 2024

Apply by Friday 3rd May 2024

Hours: 16hrs / 4 session per week plus on call (1 session & 6% supplement)
Salary: As per Specialty Doctor scale  

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice is a well-established charity based within a new purpose built home located within Bellahouston Park. The Hospice provides specialist palliative care for people with a life-limiting and progressive illnesses and provide support for their families and carers. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Locum Specialty Doctor to join our medical team for a period of 12 months. The successful candidate will join a team of 3 Consultants, 4 Specialty Doctors and an experienced multi-disciplinary team. Specialty Trainees in Palliative Medicine and general practice also rotate through our unit. Experience in palliative Medicine is desirable but not essential, support and education would be tailored for the successful candidate.

The Hospice is a modern Specialist Palliative Care Unit providing inpatient facilities for fourteen patients, as well as Community Palliative Care Services, Day Hospice and Outpatient Clinics. There are strong links with local Hospital Specialist Palliative Care Teams, and an established Education Department.

You will provide care to patients, families, and carers, across a variety of care settings, who have complex pain, symptom, spiritual and psychosocial needs which require Specialist Palliative Care intervention. You will deliver high quality holistic care to patients with complex palliative care needs, including non-cancer conditions, e.g., COPD and heart failure and neurological conditions such as MND.

We are committed to delivering high standard palliative care to individuals with progressive, life limiting conditions across South Glasgow.

Please send a CV & cover letter to or for an informal discussion or to arrange a time to visit the hospice contact the hospice HR department on 0141 429 9886.

If you have not heard from the Hospice within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful or that your application was received after the closing date stated above.

The Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer and we make appointments on merit.

We welcome applications from women and men of any ethnic group, religious belief, marital status and sexual orientation, or who have disabilities.

Our premises have wheelchair access and are a smoke-free zone.

This position is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

Apply by Friday 3rd May 2024