Job Ref: 1839DS

Hours per week: 40, plus on call

Type of contract: Permanent

Pay point: £37,176–£69,325 per annum, pro rata

Closing date: 1 June 2018

Interview date: 15 June 2018


We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialty Doctor post in our 10-bedded Inpatient Unit at Farleigh Hospice, Chelmsford, starting on 1st July 2017. The post-holder will undertake day to day patient management of the in-patients and will work closely with the IPU Lead Consultant and other junior doctors. Experience in this field is not essential but you must have post registration experience and be enthusiastic about Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care. 

This post provides an excellent opportunity either for gaining experience or developing a career in Palliative Medicine.

You will be the Doctor providing continuity of care, communicating with relatives and liaising with other healthcare professionals.  You will be part of an extensive multi-professional team with excellent expertise in end of life care. An excellent team player and good communicator, you will participate in teaching and audit programmes and be part of a non-residential on-call rota.

Farleigh Hospice is a thriving charity located in Chelmsford, Essex, next to Broomfield Hospital.  The post is within commuting distance of London.   Travel times from the Eastern part of London take approximately 1 hour by car and there is free on-site parking.  Regular trains from London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford take 35 minutes. 

Please click JD_Speciality_Doctor__IPU.docx to view the Job Description and Person Specification for this role.

Please contact Clare Hicks, Medical Secretary on 01245 457319 if you have queries.

All applications must be made through the NHS jobs website:


Farleigh Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Farleigh Hospice operates a three month probation period. Positions may be subject to DBS Disclosure.