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Consultant - Palliative Care

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Specialist Palliative Care
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 Sessions
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Nevill Hall Hospital
Ystrad Mynach
£89,210 - £100,977 per annum/pro rata
29/12/2019 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Full Time (10 Sessions)

Consultant in Palliative Care

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital / St David’s Hospice Care, Newport


Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 29th December 2019

The Palliative Care Directorate in the Primary Care and Community Division of ABUHB is currently undergoing some exciting changes and developments, in partnership with our third sector providers. We are looking for a Consultant in Palliative Medicine who will be responsible for the effective and appropriate medical care of patients across the directorate supporting the teams primarily at both Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital and St David’s Hospice in patient unit. This is an exciting post that will offer opportunities across both the acute and hospice settings. 

You will lead consultant ward rounds and multidisciplinary team meetings and supervise any junior medical staff or students who may rotate through the directorate. You may be required to perform domiciliary visits in the community to support local Specialist Palliative Care Teams. The post holder may occasionally be expected to provide cover at other hospitals, including the Royal Gwent Hospital and Nevill Hall Hospital. The post holder will also be expected to provide prospective cover for colleagues.

The multidisciplinary team includes consultants in palliative medicine, specialty doctors, nursing staff, clinical nurse specialists, social worker, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, complementary therapist, pastoral care and ABUHB general staff across the divisions.

The Health Board actively supports consultant doctors to undertake funded 3 month formal sabbaticals through an annual application process.

Free parking is available across all Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Sites.

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Joanne Lane, Clinical Service Manager

Tel: 01443 802232. E-mail:

This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer: 

  • Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults barred list check.

Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC.

Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP) date within 6 months of interview.

Vacancy Ref: 040-CON360-N-B                        

Closing Date for Applications: Midnight on 29th December 2019

Published on NHS Jobs and Trac:  15th November 2019       

Published in BMJ:  23rd November 2019

Interview Date:  28th January 2020

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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

Those wishing to discuss the post informally in the first instance or arrange a visit to the department should contact Joanne Lane, Clinical Service Manager

Tel: 01443 802232. E-mail: