A fixed contract position for 6 months is available from 3rd August 2016, in the Yeovil In-patient Unit

The post is for 8 sessions and includes participation in the 1 in 5 weekend on call rota and weeknight on call rota.

St. Margaret’s Hospice has two In-patient Units in Taunton and Yeovil serving the whole of Somerset. There are 24 beds, 12 in each Unit, which are used for patients that need intensive support, specialist symptom control, or crisis respite care, with outpatient day services in our Sunflower Centres.

The post has arisen due to a gap in the GP trainee rotation and will provide an excellent opportunity for gaining experience in Palliative Medicine. The successful applicant will work as part of a Consultant-led Multidisciplinary Team. Experience in the field is not essential but applicants must have an enthusiasm for palliative medicine. The posts are suitable for Doctors wanting to pursue a career in the field or for GPs wanting to develop or continue a specialty interest.

For further information or an informal discussion/visit, please contact Dr Kate Shorthose at Taunton on 01823 346961.

Closing date: Monday 27th June 2016

Interview date: Monday 4th July 2016

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please complete an application on www.jobs.nhs.uk, where you can also access more information about the role. 

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