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Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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Palliative Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
6 Sessions
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Princess of Wales
£37,923 to £70,719
05/06/2019 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


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Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Salary  £37,923 to £70,719 per annum, based on experience (basic 10 sessions)

This is a 0.6 permanent post based in Princess of Wales Hospital.

We are looking for a Specialty Doctor with vision and drive to join our motivated and skilled multi-professional team in providing specialist inpatient and community (including domiciliary, outpatient and day care) and hospital support to patients with advanced, life limiting illnesses in South Wales. 

The post offers excellent opportunities to gain experience in all aspects of Palliative Medicine.

The Multi-professional Team, including Consultant, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Health Care Support Worker, OT and Physiotherapy, work closely with other health and social care professionals to support patients across all care settings. The post holder will participate in the 1 in 6 non-residential medical on-call rota, supported by Consultant on-call. 

There may be opportunities to gain experience in other parts of the comprehensive service, including the two specialist inpatient units (at Ty Olwen and Y Bwthyn Newydd) Hospital Support and Community Support across ABMU. 

The Department is committed to supporting the advancement of palliative care. We work closely with both Cardiff and Swansea Universities, along with other University and College partners in South Wales. There are excellent Education Centres at the major hospitals with a full programme of activities. Located in South Wales, the area offers a mixture of dramatic coastlines, areas of outstanding natural beauty, commerce and industry activity. The area is well served by an hourly rail-link to London, the M4 motorway.

From 1st April 2019, the responsibility for providing healthcare services for people in the Bridgend County Borough Council area will move from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to Cwm Taf University Health Board. Therefore the above post and successful candidate may be transferred to Cwm Taf University Health Board as of 1st April 2019. The consultation and subsequent transfer of employees will take place in line with TUPE regulations and the NHS All Wales Organisational Change Policy.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Sue Morgan on 01792 703412.