Vacancy:  Out of Hours Hospice Physician

Salary:       93.75 per session (4 hours)/pro-rata per hour

Hours:       As and when

Location:  Throughout Ayrshire

Our work is vital work that is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that’s difficult for everyone. It’s about making today matter

The Ayrshire Hospice is aiming to recruit a team of enthusiastic doctors to support the provision of medical input to the Ayrshire Hospice Specialist Palliative Care in Patient Unit.

These posts based in the Ayrshire Hospice will provide first on call out of hours medical care and advice over evenings and weekends for the hospice 20 bedded specialist palliative care in-patient unit.

Clinically, this will be supported by: Consultant second on call rota, robust clinical handover and structured feedback, Consultant teaching ward rounds and training opportunities to support the development of knowledge and skills in palliative medicine utilising workplace based assessments and reflective practice.

This is an exciting opportunity which will provide experience for doctors who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in specialist palliative care. Informal enquiries are encouraged.

Candidates musts have:

Full GMC Registration with a license to practice

MBChB or equivalent

Successful completion of two years Foundation training

Some experience of palliative medicine preferred.

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidates.

  1. Informal enquiries are encouraged – please contact:

Lead Consultant - Dr Kathleen Sherry    [email protected]

     Employee Development Advisor – Shirley Scott   [email protected]


Completed applications should be e-mailed to [email protected]

Please include your CV. NHS Application Forms are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG