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Consultant in Palliative Care

Job Reference: 358-3394731-CON

University Hospitals of Leicester
Palliative Care
UHL & LOROS, Leicester
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum

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Consultant in Palliative Care

Applications are invited for a substantive 0.8 WTE Palliative Care Consultant to work at the University Hospitals of Leicester, predominantly based at Glenfield Hospital and at the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS).

There are ten substantive Palliative Medicine Consultants who work across services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This is a replacement post due to retirement.

The successful candidate will by providing leadership, supervision and support to the existing medical and nursing teams at Glenfield Hospital and the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS). There is also the opportunity to participate in the education of undergraduate and postgraduate palliative care education, with close working with the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS) Education Team. You will also share on call responsibilities with consultant colleagues, in a 1 in 10 non-resident on call Consultant rota.

It is an exciting time to join the team, with 1.8WTE expansion of the Consultant team in 2020. There are therefore opportunities to be a part of evolving and developing palliative care services in all clinical settings.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name:Rosie Bronnert

Job title:Head of Service

Telephone number: 0116 258 7512


Additional contact information

Dr Luke Feathers, Medical Lead at the Leicestershire Hospice (LOROS) on 0116 231 8416

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

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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.

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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.

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We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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