Job Role: Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Hours: 0.8 WTE post (part-time or job share will be considered)
Location: Sydenham/Bromley, SE London
St Christopher’s was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and she led the development of the modern hospice movement. Fully committed to delivering education and research programmes alongside expert practice related to the experiences of death, dying and loss, we aim to provide a holistic approach to our care, offering help and support at home as well as in outpatient and inpatient settings.
Operating from two locations, one in Sydenham and one in Orpington, our efforts are focused on meeting the goals of people with a life shortening condition and supporting their families and carers wherever we can. Our reach spans across a diverse population of approximately 1.6 million people within the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. We employ around 500 staff (including bank staff) who work within the community and across our two patient sites. We are supported by around circa 1000 volunteers, many of whom provide their invaluable services on a regular basis.
St Christopher’s is a charity, led by a Board of Trustees and we raise significant funds each year through the generosity and commitment of our local communities. In addition, we raise funds through commercial activities, including charity shops to provide care and support free at the point of need
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant in Palliative Medicine who is passionate, innovative and collaborative to join our current clinical leadership team which comprises doctors, consultant nurses and AHP’s who are working towards the delivery of a new vision around specialist end of life care. The post will be ideal for an experienced clinician with a track record in service development and clinical leadership who wishes to engage with fresh challenges in the third sector. The pandemic has identified many opportunities for new ways of working for St Christopher’s teams through collaboration
This role, which includes in the region of 1:6 on call, will focus on:
For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Joy Ross via 0776 6773278 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at www.stchristophers.org.uk and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.
Closing date: 30th July 2022
Provisional Interviews Dates: 9th or 10th August 2022