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Hospice Doctor On-call

Hospice Doctor On-call
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 26 June, 2022
£129.85 per shift for weeknights £779.12 per shift for weekends £584.38 per shift for Bank Holidays
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

We are currently looking for an experienced doctor to join the Saint Michael’s Medical Team to participate in the hospice doctor first on call rota and provide specialist support to patients, families and carers mainly on the 10-bed inpatient unit.

Our Hospice Doctors provide effective, high quality medical care and advice for patients of Saint Michael’s Hospice and the surrounding community. The post holder will work closely with other members of the consultant–led medical team, and wider multi-disciplinary team, which includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, complementary therapists, pre bereavement workers, chaplaincy and social workers.

We are a hardworking, passionate and progressive team whose values are shared across the organisation.

With at least two years post registration experience, candidates will need an interest in palliative care, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, and a commitment to clinical governance. Strong organisational, report writing and assessment skills, along with an understanding of collective responsibility are essential in this role, supported by excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Have you been recommended to this role by a current employee as part of our recommend a friend scheme? Don’t forget to let us know after clicking apply.

Benefits include: -

• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Refer a friend bonus scheme
• Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Access to staff support
• Free DBS check
• Free car parking at Hospice office sites

You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, and District.

At North Yorkshire Hospice Care we believe that children, young people and adults should never experience abuse of any kind. Every member of our organisation has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all who encounter our services. We aim to keep people safe and to operate our services in a way that protects them; to make reporting concerns as easy as possible and respond quickly; to listen to all worries and work in partnership with individuals and agencies. All our staff and volunteers receive annual training on both adults and children/young people’s safeguarding.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

For more information on the role, please contact us on or on 01423 879687 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click the website link below where a full Job Description is available and you can apply. Please be aware we reserve the right to close a vacancy early if a suitable candidate is identified.

Successful candidates will be invited for an interview to take place in Harrogate.

1/6 weekends and 1/6 weeknights, alternate weeks (day to be negotiated
Phone Number: 
01423 879 687
Harrogate, North Yorkshire