Bank Hospice Doctor

  • Salary: £98.08 to £125.96 a session – The starting rate will be set dependent on previous experience.
  • Part-time hours, Flexible working
  • Closing date is 4 August 2023
  • Contact Rachel Vedder for further information – / 01226244244

We are recruiting for a Bank Hospice Doctor to join the Hospice Medical Team. This is an exciting
opportunity to use and develop your skills in Palliative Care.

Main duties of the role

The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day medical care of in-patients at Barnsley Hospice as part of the specialist multi-professional ward team. The post holder will be expected to provide safe, effective care to patients in the inpatient unit through robust assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care. They will receive handover regarding plans of care from weekday doctors when starting a weekend. There is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine who is second on-call who can be contacted for support and advice.

The post holder will provide non-resident first on-call duties to the in-patient ward supported by a second on-call consultant. This first on-call rota is provided by hospice specialty doctors, bank hospice doctors, and a GP VTS doctor. A second on call rota is provided by the Consultants in collaboration with those in Rotherham and Doncaster.

As a Bank Hospice Doctor you will be asked to participate in weekend rota (non-resident), and opportunities for ad hoc weekday sessional work and cover on bank holidays.

About us

Barnsley Hospice delivers wide-ranging support and personalised care to improve the quality of life and wellbeing for people with specialist palliative and end of life care needs. The service is available for all adults registered with a Barnsley GP, as well as their family and friends.

The hospice has ten inpatient beds and also provides support, wellbeing and counselling services to patients, families and friends. The hospice is a registered charity governed by a Board of Trustees. Fundraising and retail are vital activities of the hospice. We employ over 100 staff and benefit from the help and support of a large volunteer workforce.

We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Barnsley Hospice.

If you would like further information or an informal conversation please contact Rachel Vedder, Consultant in Palliative Medicine on 01226 244 244.

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