Telephone: 0161 330 1100


Speciality Doctor at Willow Wood Hospice

Palliative Medicine

Pay Scale Specialty Doctor scale £40,037 – £74,661 Pro Rata

6 Sessions a week (plus 1:5 weekend on-call)

Willow Wood Hospice is a 12 bedded In Patient adult Hospice based in Ashton under Lyne, Tameside in east Manchester providing specialist palliative care for patients living with life-limiting illnesses. We provide care free of charge. Patients, families and their loved ones are at the centre of everything that we do. The care we offer is tailored to meet individuals’ physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.
Applications are invited for a doctor to work at Willow Wood hospice gaining experience in Palliative Medicine. You will join our multidisciplinary team providing excellent medical care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses. Previous experience in palliative care is not essential as full training will be given, but if you have experience this would be welcomed. You will need to have full GMC registration, be able to work in the UK, and to have worked for a minimum of 2 years full-time equivalent post-registration. MRCP and MRCGP are desirable.
We provide a comprehensive range of day services including our START clinic, dementia nurses, family support and medical outpatients and the successful applicant will be encouraged to take part in continued professional development with our team.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the Hospice values: Love and Care, Respect, Integrity, Collaboration and Development. If you feel you could add value to our team we would like to hear from you.
What we offer:·
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of 8 bank holidays (pro rata)·
  • Pension scheme
  • Subsidised lunches in our restaurant
  • Free car parking
  • Training and development opportunities

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme is transferable to this post if contributions have been made within the last 2 years.
Please read the full job description and person specification before completing the application form. This should be returned to
To discuss this post further, please contact Dr Patrick Fitzgerald, Medical Director, on 0161 330 1100.
Closing date for applications is 28 August 2020.

If you are interested in volunteering for Willow Wood, please go to our volunteer pages, where you will be able to find out more and apply online.
Thank you.

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