The Ayrshire Hospice are looking to recruit for the following role:

Out of Hours Hospice Physician

We are looking to recruit a motivated, talented and enthusiastic doctor to join our medical team with a commitment to “making today matter” for patients and families.

Closing Date:   6th February 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing 13th February 2023

Vacancy ref: 0112-22


The Ayrshire Hospice is currently located in East Ayrshire Community Hospital, Cumnock until Summer 2024 to allow for the build of new Ayrshire Hospice facilities.

 The Ayrshire Hospice is looking for an enthusiastic doctor looking to gain further experience in palliative medicine in an inpatient hospice setting. This role supports the provision of out of hours care to the inpatient unit and provision of telephone advice. This role is suitable for a doctor who has completed foundation training although previous palliative medicine/hospice experience is preferred. This role includes non resident on call.

The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran.  We provide a wide range of services and care in people’s homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself.  This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families.  Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-limiting illness. 

For further information on this role please go to and visit join the team or email informal enquiries to [email protected]

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Please contact HR on 01292 269200  if you need any further information about the application process. Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

Please note CVs or NHS Application Forms are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 29 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AX