Job description

Applications are invited for this Specialty Doctor post comprising 3 weekdays, weekend work (9am-3pm Saturday and Sunday – 1 in 8 frequency) and the occasional late (6pm) weekday finish. There is an additional overnight on-call commitment, currently one-week night every five weeks.

We’re committed to delivering the highest standards of hospice and end of life care to people with active, progressive, far advanced illness in whatever setting most appropriate. This permanent post is an opportunity to join our highly motivated and innovative multi-disciplinary team providing high quality care initially based in the Hospice inpatient unit. You would be joining us at a key time in the outworking of our ambitious new strategy

St. Columba’s Hospice Care is a leading Specialist Palliative Care Service, providing inpatient facilities for 22 patients, a range of Community based palliative care services and a busy and productive Education and Research Centre. In addition to clinical activities, the successful applicant will participate in teaching and training, and be part of the Hospice clinical governance framework.

Experience in Palliative Medicine is highly desirable but not essential, and applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council, with a current licence to practise.

Interested candidates are encouraged to discuss the post with one of the consultants Dr Duncan Brown, Dr Susie Chater or Dr Barry Laird on 0131 551 1381.

Download an application form and job description below or contact HR by email

Interview Date:
Interviews will take place in late August 2020, via Microsoft Teams


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