Bank Speciality Doctor

Are you experienced in palliative care as a speciality doctor and would like to work in a beautiful rural location?

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Who we are looking for?

We are looking for speciality doctors to fill our bank positions at St Peter & St James Hospice. They should have full GMS registration and valid licence to practice with evidence of engagement with with revalidation. Experience of working in the end of life care setting and symptom management would be important assets as we are looking for candidates with clinical leadership skills. They should have excellent communications skills, utilised when working within a multi-disciplinary team, to external stakeholders such as GPs and communicating with patients and their family.



  • Salary equivalent to sessional rate based on NHS Speciality Doctor scale
  • Permanent variable hours bank contract
  • Rural Location (North Chailey BN8 4ED) own transport essential, no public transport
  • Enhanced with Barred DBS

What do we provide?

Some of the great benefits of working with us include:

  • Full induction and ongoing training opportunities
  • Performance related pay progression
  • Access to self-development courses such as Growth Mindset, Resilience, Dealing with stressful situations etc.
  • 35 days holiday (27 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Free BUPA Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests and special prescription allowance for screen users
  • Generous Pension 5% employer, 3% employee pension – (Option to transfer NHS Pension subject to pension rules)
  • Company sick pay scheme – Well-being is at the heart of everything we do, and it starts with ensuring your own
  • Peer recognition GEM (Go the Extra Mile)
  • Long service awards
  • 20% Staff discount in our charity shops
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised meals if working in the hospice building
  • Free onsite car parking (hospice and distribution sites only)

How to apply

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Charles Skinner, Clinical Director:  

Closing date: Ongoing We will be shortlisting and interviewing as applications come in.