Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Hospice Isle of Man is Revolutionising its Workforce
We are recruiting a Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Pay Scale: Consultant Pay Scale

We have a newly created position for a Consultant in Palliative Medicine.

This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to shape and develop palliative services in a modern purpose built facility on the Island where there is ample scope for research and personal development in a supportive environment.

Whilst based at Hospice Isle of Man opportunities will be available for the successful candidate to engage with the Palliative Care Services at the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust, including the Palliative Care Institute.

There is an opportunity to negotiate the 10PA contract for this post to be held within the NHS.

Hospice Isle of Man is an innovative and dynamic organisation, is an active member of the North West Palliative Care Network and a Project ECHO participant site. Hospice Isle of Man receives around 600 new referrals each year to its comprehensive range of holistic palliative care services. Current caseload is 374 patients with specific services being provided to 103 relatives.

Our fantastic facilities include an 11-bedded adult In Patient Unit (IPU), step down unit and a Well Being Centre, Hospice @ Home and Specialist Nurse Service.

Hospice Isle of Man admits around 200 patients each year for symptom control, respite care and end of life care, with approximately 40% being subsequently discharged. The average length of stay is 12 days.

Rebecca House Children’s service provides nurse-led respite care as well as medical-led end of life care. Our children’s service currently has 40 children on its caseload.

Hospice Isle of Man is a Hospice UK project ECHO site and facilitates this initiative for colleagues in statutory services.

You will be a member of the Hospice Senior Leadership Team and work collaboratively with all members of the Multidisciplinary Team and Hospice partners.

The Isle of Man has been praised for its effective response to the global pandemic. Currently, due to the lack of cases in the community, people on the Island are enjoying a life free of social distancing regulations.

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit


For more information or an informal discussion, please contact in the first instance;

Mrs Anne Mills
Chief Executive Officer, Hospice Isle of Man
Telephone: 01624 647444


Professor John Ellershaw (visiting professor Hospice Isle of Man)
Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Liverpool
Director, Palliative Care Institute Liverpool
Clinical Director, Academic Palliative & End of Life Care Department, Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust 
Academic Palliative and End of Life Care Centre
E-Mail: Ellershaw


Dr Ben Harris
Lead Clinician and Director of Quality, Hospice Isle of Man,
Telephone: 07624 451660


To apply please refer to the Job and Role Description, Information Pack and download an Application Form for completion and return along with your c.v. to:

Human Resources, Hospice Isle of Man, Strang Braddan, IM4 4RP 

or email to:


Closing Date: 31st January 2021

Interviews Planned for: Mid February 2021

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