Locally appointed (FY3 equivalent) doctor in Palliative Medicine

Purbrook, Waterlooville

Job Title: Locally appointed (FY3 equivalent) doctor in Palliative Medicine

Location: Purbrook, Waterlooville

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: MT03

Closing date: 20/05/2024

DBS check required? Yes

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In-patient Specialist Palliative Care Service

Locally Appointed Doctor Position (FY3 equivalent) 

Rowans Hospice provides specialist palliative care to adults with life limiting illnesses in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire. We work in partnership with Portsmouth University Hospital NHS trust and our two Community Trusts to offer community, day and in-patient specialist services.

You will join a friendly and well supported multi-professional team, committed to high standards of care.  Your primary role will be to deliver specialist palliative care to the ward in-patients. This is a service post to assist the Consultants and Specialist doctors with the management of an increasingly complex and intense caseload. There is excellent support for personal and career development with plenty of opportunity for education and quality improvement work.

The position of Trust Grade Doctor is for 6 months from August 2024, in the first instance, ideal for those wishing to gain more experience in a hospice setting. The role could extend to one year, if agreed.

The role will form part of the Hospice on-call rota (a 2% availability supplement is payable).  The rota is non-resident, and provides cover for Rowans Hospice in-patient unit 1 in 5 including weekends, with senior supervision available at all times.  We regret that on-call accommodation cannot be provided; doctors are required to remain within one hour’s travelling distance at all times whilst on-call.


Consultant / SAS support is available at all times.

Annual and Study Leave will be paid pro rata (FTE 30 days Annual Leave; two days Study Leave in 6 months).

Salary: Pay scale MT-03.


Suitable candidates will have completed their foundation training.

Applicants must be eligible for full registration with the GMC.  Non-UK / EEA applicants should ensure that they are aware of the current immigration rules for Postgraduate Doctors and Dentists.  For further information on how this may affect your application please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk.

Rowans Hospice is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date: 20 May 2024

Interview date:  24 May 2024

Registered charity number 299731

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