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Communications Officer

Salary: £18,268 to £21,961
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
(Regular evening and weekend work, time off in lieu applies)

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice is a well established charity located adjacent to the River Clyde in Glasgow City Centre. The Hospice provides specialist palliative care for people with a life limiting, progressive illness, and support for their families and carers.

Patients are at the centre of all that we do and as part of our innovative communications team you will be key to ensuring our communications are both influential and informative for our patients, families and supporters.

A creative worker with highly developed written and oral communication skills you will work within a highly focused small team providing assistance on the creative, editorial, operational and strategic support across our charity's work.

With the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, you will be educated to HNC level or equivalent and have experience of working within a busy communications or marketing department. You will relish a challenge, work well under pressure and have a can do attitude.

This position offers attractive terms and conditions.

For an application pack and more information about this post please click here. To request a paper copy of the application pack please contact the Hospice HR Department on 0141 429 9885 or by email to

If you wish an informal discussion about this position please contact Kirstin Anderson on 0141 429 5599.

Closing date for applications is Friday 6th February 2015 @ 12 midday.

Informal meetings with shortlisted candidates will be held on 9th / 10th February. Formal interviews will take place on Thursday 12th February 2015.

Specialty Doctor in Palliative Medicine
Maternity Cover (till July 2015)

Salary scale: £37,172 to £69,318 pro rata, plus 6% availability supplement
Hours: 8 Programmed Activities + On Call

Applications are invited for a part time Locum Specialty Doctor to join a dynamic and innovative Specialist Palliative Care Team. The post comprises 8 programmed activities per week, plus a 1 in 6 on call/weekend ward rounds (with prospective cover).

The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice is a modern Specialist Palliative Care Unit providing inpatient facilities for 14 patients, as well as Community Palliative Care Services, Day Hospice and Outpatient Clinics. There are strong links with local Hospital Specialist Palliative Care Teams, and an established Education Department.

This post provides an opportunity to work within the Hospice at a time of exciting change as we move forward towards a new hospice build and the development of teenage and young adult services. We are committed to delivering high standard palliative care to individuals with progressive, life limiting conditions across South Glasgow, seeking to provide the most up to date interventions including links with regional intrathecal analgesia services and developing in-hospice ultrasound programme.

The appointee will provide maternity cover, joining a team of 3 Consultants, 2 Specialty Doctors and an experienced multi-disciplinary team. The locum period will initially be for a 4 month period. Experience in Palliative Medicine is desirable but not essential, and support and education would be tailored for the successful candidate.

This position offers attractive terms and conditions.

If you wish an informal discussion about this role or to arrange an appointment to visit please contact Dr Laura Kelly, Lead Consultant in Palliative Medicine, on 0141 429 5599 or by email to

To download an application pack please click here, alternatively contact our HR Department on 0141 429 9885 or by email to

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 4th February 2014 at 12 midday.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 10th February.



The Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer and we make appointments on merit.

We welcome applications from women and men of any ethnic group, religious belief, marital status and sexual orientation, or who have disabilities.

Our premises have wheelchair access and are a smoke-free zone.

This position is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.