St Raphael's Hospice (SRH), has been well established in Merton and Sutton for many years,  It is now entering a new, exciting phase, becoming an independent stand-alone charity, in the next few months. We are working to deliver a high quality patient focused service, within our resources and capacity.

The Hospice provides a range of specialist palliative care services to a population of just over 400,000. A dedicated staff of 135 (plus around 40 bank staff) is supported by over 800 volunteers, based at the Hospice site, our fund-raising office and our 11 retail sites around the boroughs.

We are recruiting to two 0.6WTE posts - (Monday to Wednesday) and (Wednesday to Friday).  The post-holders will be supported by our team of specialty doctors, NTN Specialty Trainee (ST) and GPVTS rotational post.  This expanded medical team will allow us to enhance our responsive and flexible service delivery.

This post comprises of 6 Programmed Activities (PAs) As, 4.5 of these are for Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 1.5 Supporting Professional Activities (SPA) for Revalidation/CPD is 1.0WTE (0.8 DCC, 0.2WTE SPA), on-call activity 2 nights per week 1:4 W/E per month + additional 2nd on-call (flexible) as required to support the service.  The post-holder will be based primarily at SRH and will include 1.0PA at St Helier Hospital (Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust) as part of their highly regarded palliative care team.  It is a requirement of your employment that you are prepared to work at any additional or different locations to support the demands of our service.

The post (including on-call) is in line with NHS Terms and Conditions*.  The post-holder will be employed by SRH, however we are at an advanced stage of negotiations with Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, with the prospect of this becoming a Trust-held contract in the future.

*Other benefits include discount in all our shops and our Orangery Cafe, Employee Assistance Programme, continuation of NHS Pension scheme for selected clinical roles, free eye test and Staff Pilates classes.  

Reference: SRH2 - 20

Location: North Cheam, SM3 9DX

Salary: NHS consultant pay scale (NHS Terms & Conditions)

Closing date: 27th March 2020

Interviews week commencing: TBC

Number of vacancies: 1post (Wednesday to Friday)

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the HR department on 0208 0998679.

In the event of a large number of applicants, St Raphael's Hospice reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than indicated.