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Whatever inspires you to join us, you could become part of a vibrant, friendly community that makes a real difference.

 

We’re looking for a:

  • Specialty Doctor
  • Senior Specialty Doctor

to join our fun, vibrant team!

See the foot of this page for role descriptions and application details.

If there is nothing suitable then why not have a look at our Current Volunteer Vacancies. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers if you have a few hours to spare.

Getting to Ardgowan Hospice

Commuting to Ardgowan Hospice couldn’t be easier if you live in or outside of Inverclyde. We’re around 25 miles from Glasgow City Centre and with nearby public transport links and quick access to the A8 & M8, your journey will be a breeze.

By Train

We’re a five minute walk from Greenock West Station where Scotrail runs a fast and frequent service to Glasgow Central Station.

By Bus

We’re less than five minutes from the Kilblain Street bus station where the following McGill’s services run frequently to and from Glasgow, dropping you nearly on our doorstep:  901, 904, 906 and 907.

By Car

Simply follow the M8/A8 towards Greenock from Glasgow, we are less than half a mile from the main road.

While you’re here

Inverclyde boasts many local amenities such as popular eateries, leisure facilities (including gyms, theatres and Scotland’s oldest outdoor heated pool), shopping opportunities (including a mall, retail park and Gourock main street – number one in the list for unique independent traders in Scotland), parks, sports clubs, stunning views over the Clyde and more.

You can enjoy lunch along the Esplanade watching Cruise liners in the Summer or see the Christmas decorations and carollers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

Get in touch for your job application pack today!

Specialty Doctor - Closing Date: Friday 1st May

Specialty Doctor

 Salary: £40,842 -£76,161 , Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

Hours: Full-time but minimum of 4 sessions considered

 

Ardgowan Hospice has exciting opportunities for experienced doctors who wish to pursue a career in Palliative Care.  Ardgowan Hospice is in the heart of Greenock ( 3o minutes by train or car from Glasgow) and supports the community of Inverclyde affected by life limiting illness. It has an 8 bedded inpatient unit but also provides support to those who need it in the community. Ardgowan Hospice is in a new, exciting period of development, as a result of the recent appointment of  a new Lead Consultant. We are now fully implementing our strategy, ‘Together we continue to care’ to ensure we are able to continue to provide the best, responsive, holistic care for people at the end of their lives and their family members.

 

The post will be based primarily in the inpatient unit, but the successful candidates will also provide support to community patients and colleagues. You will work with an experienced multi-disciplinary team including experienced nursing staff and allied health professionals.

 

Specialty Doctor (Full-time but minimum of 4 session considered) Salary £40,842 -£76,161: Ideally you will already have some experience of working within palliative care or have relevant, alternative, experience. You will work closely with the nursing and other multi-professional staff to ensure continuity of care for our patients and families, based mainly on the inpatient unit but also providing community support. You will be involved in training, education and audit. Training for the role will be provided, as required, on starting in post. You will take part in a 1:5 non-resident first oncall rota supported by a second on-call Consultant staffed rota.

 

For informal enquiries or further information about either of this post please contact, Dr Paul Coulter, Lead Consultant on 01475 726 839 or by email on paul.coulter@ardhosp.co.uk

 

Ardgowan Hospice has a highly experienced, friendly, respectful and supportive multi-. professional team. It provides stimulating and rewarding experiences for people at some of the most challenging times of their lives. We develop staff to reach their potential and make a difference every day for the Inverclyde community. We welcome applications from passionate, committed and flexible individuals who would welcome being part our evolving Ardgowan Hospice team.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st May

Interview date: Thursday 7th May

Senior Specialty Doctor - Closing Date: Friday 1st May

Senior Specialty Doctor

Salary:  £58,305 – £76,161, Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

Hours: Full-time but minimum of 4 sessions considered

 

Ardgowan Hospice has exciting opportunities for experienced doctors who wish to pursue a career in Palliative Care.  Ardgowan Hospice is in the heart of Greenock (30 minutes by train or car from Glasgow) and supports the community of Inverclyde affected by life limiting illness. It has an 8 bedded inpatient unit but also provides support to those who need it in the community. Ardgowan Hospice is in a new, exciting period of development, as a result of the recent appointment of a new Lead Consultant. We are now fully implementing our strategy, ‘Together we continue to care’ to ensure we are able to continue to provide the best, responsive, holistic care for people at the end of their lives and their family members.

The post will be based primarily in the inpatient unit, but the successful candidates will also provide support to community patients and colleagues. You will work with an experienced multi-disciplinary team including experienced nursing staff and allied health professionals.

 

Senior Specialty Doctor / GP with special interest (Full-time but minimum of 4 sessions considered)  Salary £58,305 – £76,161: With 4 or more years post-qualification experience you should have some experience in Palliative Care, General Practice or equivalent.  You will take a senior role within the specialty doctor team taking a leadership role, multi-disciplinary education and audit. An enthusiastic and energetic team player you will work closely with the nursing and other multi-professional staff to ensure continuity of care for our patients and families in the inpatient unit and community . You will take part in a 1:5 non-resident first on-call rota supported by a second on-call consultant staffed rota.

 

For informal enquiries or further information about this post please contact, Dr Paul Coulter, Lead Consultant on 01475 726 839 or by email on paul.coulter@ardhosp.co.uk

 

Ardgowan Hospice has a highly experienced, friendly, respectful and supportive multi-. professional team. It provides stimulating and rewarding experiences for people at some of the most challenging times of their lives. We develop staff to reach their potential and make a difference every day for the Inverclyde community. We welcome applications from passionate, committed and flexible individuals who would welcome being part our evolving Ardgowan Hospice team.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st May

Interview date: Thursday 7th May