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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/10/2020.

Consultant in Palliative Care

Job Reference: 358-2380392-CON-B

University Hospitals of Leicester
Palliative Care
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£82,096 - £110,683

Consultant in Palliative Care


We’re looking for an enthusiastic, engaging Palliative Medicine Consultant to join the dynamic and friendly Palliative Care Team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. This is a 1 WTE replacement post and is predominantly based at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The Consultant will join a dynamic Hospital Palliative Care Team which provides palliative care within the 3 hospitals in Leicester –Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and the Leicester General Hospital.

The clinical component of this post will be predominantly delivered at Leicester Royal Infirmary. This is the biggest of Leicester’s Hospital, and includes the Emergency Department and Cancer Centre, which have established links and proactive input from the palliative care team.

The successful candidate will join 4 established Consultants working within Leicester’s Hospitals. The Consultant will work across all parts of the hospital service, with clinical care predominantly delivered at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Leadership, supervision of junior medical staff as well as clinical cross cover will occur across the hospital sites.

There are 4 established Consultants working within Leicester’s Hospitals. Two of these Consultants also provide clinical input at the Leicestershire Hospice, LOROS. The hospital team work closely with colleagues at the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS) and the community to maximise opportunities for co-ordinated and high quality care.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Rosie Bronnert, Head of Service for Palliative Care on 0116 250 2817 or

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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