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Locum Doctor

Locum Doctor

This is an exciting opportunity for a doctor to join our diverse medical team in providing palliative and supportive care to children and young adults with life-limiting illnesses.

Locum Doctor
Role: Medical
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 4 – 6 sessions per week
Salary: Per Session
View the full job description

We are looking for a locum doctor to join our progressive team of practitioners from the middle of June to the end of August, 2019. You will need to have at least 4 years’ experience, post qualification, with a good understanding of the principles of paediatrics and palliative care.

We care for patients with a broad range of conditions and would welcome applicants from a range of specialties who are looking to broaden their experience with this patient group. 

For further details please see the job description. 

Helen & Douglas House offer the following benefits:

  • 30 days holiday (pro rata) increasing with service, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Cycle scheme
  • Generous occupational sick pay and enhanced maternity provision
  • Subsidised staff dining facilities
  • We are a direction agency for the NHS Pension Scheme. Membership to the NHS pension scheme is available to employees who have contributed to the NHS pension scheme in the previous 12 months

What Next?

If, after reading this as well as the key requirements from the job description, you think this sounds like you, then please complete an application form or contact recruitment@helenanddouglas.org.uk if you would like further information. 

Please complete the application process via the link, unfortunately we cannot accept any CV’s by email or via other websites/job boards.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About Helen & Douglas House:

Helen & Douglas House cares for terminally ill children, young adults and their families through exceptional hospice care. We provide medical, emotional and practical support, helping families deal with the implications of living with a child who will die prematurely, so they can make the most of their time together. As a charity we rely almost entirely on donations to support our families.