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Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine

£39,060-£72,840 per year (pro rata), plus on-call supplement

Part time, 24 hours (6 PAs) per week, plus on-call duties


Location: Windsor (possible travel for community visits)

Closing date: Monday 8th April 2019 at 9am

Thames Hospice is a thriving independent charity based in Windsor, providing specialist palliative care for adults with advanced life-limiting illnesses, as well as support for their loved ones and carers.

This is an ideal opportunity for a doctor with a special interest in Palliative Medicine to join the hospice at an exciting time of growth. This Specialty Doctor post would suit someone wishing to pursue a career or gain experience in Palliative Medicine, or a GP looking to develop a portfolio career.

The Hospice serves the diverse population of East Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire, and has developed excellent links with the local acute trust, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust. The Hospice offers a 17-bedded Inpatient Unit, Day Therapy Unit, multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinics and a Community Team which includes a Rapid Response service. It also hosts the Single Point of Access (SPA) for specialist palliative care services in East Berkshire.

For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Cecily Wright, Medical Director, on 01753 848938 or or via the Medical Secretary on 01753 848961.

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including Barred lists.

Interview date: Wednesday 24th April 2019

Download the Job Description here. Guidance notes for completing the application form.

To apply, please complete an application form and e-mail to, or post to Human Resources, Thames Hospice, Pine Lodge, Hatch Lane, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3RW.