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Please keep checking back for other future opportunities.

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 carolers in the town centre and snow on the hills during Winter.

Get in touch for your job application pack today!

Permanent - Specialty Doctor

Vacancy

 

Permanent – Specialty Doctor

Hours: Full-time but minimum of 6 sessions considered and on-call requirement

Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

Salary: upwards of £40,842

 

We are seeking to augment our medical team at this exciting new stage of our development. Working primarily within our 8 bedded inpatient unit, but with opportunities to work in other settings, you will make a vital contribution to the multi-professional care of our patients and families. As we begin to implement our new models of care, arising out of our recently developed strategy, we require a Specialty Doctor.

Ideally you will already have some experience of working within palliative and/or hospice care or have relevant alternative experience. An enthusiastic and energetic team player you will work closely with nursing and other multi-professional staff to ensure continuity of care for our patients and families. This post would ideally suit general practitioners or doctors in other specialties who wish to develop a special interest in palliative care or those who already have some experience in this area and would like to supplement this. For those with less prior experience, training will be provided as required.

What we can offer you: is a highly experienced, friendly and supportive multi-professional team, alongside stimulating and rewarding experiences in caring for people at some of the most challenging times of their lives. Our staff really do make a difference every single day and we welcome applications from passionate, committed and flexible individuals who would welcome helping to shape the future care delivered by Ardgowan Hospice.

Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to: Dr Paul Coulter or Dr Jill McKane on paul.coulter@ardhosp.co.uk or jill.mckane@ardhosp.co.uk or by phone on 01475 726 830

  • Closing date for applications is 5:00pm Friday 7th February 2020
  • Interviews held on Tuesday 18th February 2020.
Permanent - Senior Specialty Doctor

Vacancy

 

Permanent – Senior Specialty Doctor

Hours: Full-time (with minimum of 6 sessions considered and on call requirement)

Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

Salary: £58,305 – £76,161 pro rata

 

We are seeking to augment our medical team at this exciting new stage of our development. Working primarily within our 8 bedded inpatient unit, but with opportunities to work in other settings, you will make a vital contribution to the multi-professional care of our patients and families. As we begin to implement our new models of care, arising out of our recently developed strategy, we require a Senior Specialty Doctor

With 5 or more years’ experience in palliative care, some of which should preferably have been gained in a hospice setting, you will take a leadership role within the specialty doctor team, supporting the other specialty doctors. This post will offer opportunities for the successful candidate to enhance their management skills.

Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to: Dr Paul Coulter or Dr Jill McKane on paul.coulter@ardhosp.co.uk or jill.mckane@ardhosp.co.uk or by phone on 01475 726 830

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 7th February, shortlisting: Monday 10th February

  • Interview date: Tuesday 18th February

 

 

Out of Hours: First On - Call Doctor

Vacancy

 

Out of Hours – First On – Call Doctor

Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

We are looking to recruit individuals to enhance the current 1:5 on call rota which covers weekday overnights and weekends.

 

This post is a great opportunity for a motivated and interested general practitioners or doctors in other specialities to gain experience in palliative medicine. You will join our dedicated multi-professional team in providing a comprehensive range of specialist palliative care services to Inverclyde including an 8 bed Inpatient Unit, Day Hospice and Outpatient Clinic, together with Community, Information & Support and Hospital Palliative Care Teams.

What we can offer you: is a highly experienced, friendly and supportive multi-professional team, alongside stimulating and rewarding experiences in caring for people at some of the most challenging times of their lives. Our staff really do make a difference every single day and we welcome applications from passionate, committed and flexible individuals who would welcome helping to shape the future care delivered by Ardgowan Hospice.

Informal enquiries about this post can be directed to: Dr Paul Coulter or Dr Jill McKane on paul.coulter@ardhosp.co.uk or jill.mckane@ardhosp.co.uk or by phone on 01475 726 830

  •  Closing date for applications is 5:00pm Friday 7th February 2020
  • Interviews being held on Tuesday 18th February 2020.

Vacancy - Staff Nurse - Band - 5 37.5 hours per week

Vacancy

 

Staff Nurse – Band 5

37.5 hours per week

Location: Ardgowan Hospice, Greenock

 

  • The Hospice is currently looking to recruit a Registered Nurse.  The role would be for 37.5 hours per week, including night shifts.
  •  Ardgowan Hospice is looking for nurses who want to make a positive contribution to patient care.
  • For the above role candidates must have an interest in palliative care and 2 years’ experience in a health care setting involving the delivery of nursing care.
  • Experience of the delivery of palliative care would be an advantage.
  • Evidence of current NMC registration will be required prior to start date. This post requires PVG Scheme Membership.

Informal enquiries for the above role can be made to Carol Pyper, IPU Lead Nurse, IPU. Tel: 01475-726830. Email: carol.pyper@ardhosp.co.uk

If you have the attributes and commitment we are looking for and wish to apply for one of the above role, please contact Laura Queen, HR Assistant for an application pack or Tel: 01475-726830. Email: hr@ardhosp.co.uk.  

  • Closing date for applications: 27th January 2020 
  • Interviews: week commencing 3rd February 2020