End of life care is both vital and rewarding. We are looking for specialty doctors who are interested in this specialist field, who are passionate about their work and committed to supporting people with terminal illnesses.

We have a range of flexible opportunities available, so, if you would like to be part of our hospice-based team caring for patients and their families, we want to hear from you.

About you

This post would suit a doctor on any career path who wishes to gain experience and skills in specialist palliative medicine. We are looking for people who are highly motivated, willing to learn and flexible in their approach to support our teams and patients across our services.

About Us

Cornwall Hospice Care is a leading Cornish charity providing specialist care for people with terminal illnesses. This care is provided free of charge at our two hospices – Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell and St Julia’s Hospice in Hayle, in Cornwall’s hospitals, care homes and in the community. We also run a 24-hour advice line for other healthcare professionals.

The majority of our funding comes from public support. This can be through our 31 charity shops across Cornwall; legacies; fundraising; lottery; education and donations. We also have a large distribution centre and business premises in St Austell.

Our offer

We offer an excellent working environment as part of a dedicated and professional team.  In return for the contribution our employees make to the lives of other people, we offer:

  • competitive salaries
  • a supportive working environment
  • professional career development and training
  • seven weeks holiday (including bank holidays)
  • a pension scheme
  • a comprehensive healthcare plan with a discounted rate for family members
  • free on-site parking at our hospices
  • subsidised dining


Want to know more?

If you have a question or would like to have an informal conversation about the opportunities available, please contact Gina Starnes; our Director of Clinical Services on 01726 65711 or by email at gstarnes@cornwallhospice.co.uk

How to apply

If this interests you, please send us your CV and tell us a bit about yourself and how you think you can support our end-of-life care services. This can be emailed to our HR department mail to: hradmin@cornwallhospice.co.uk and we will be in touch.