Senior House Officer in Palliative Medicine

at Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services (view profile)
Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted January 28, 2019
Category Doctor
Job Type Temporary


A short term contract starting from 11th March 2019 until 7th July 2019 is now available at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Harold’s Cross. The successful candidate will be based in the specialist palliative care inpatient unit. Daily duties will include the admission and ongoing care of patients in the inpatient unit, working closely with the multidisciplinary team and under the supervision of the consultant in palliative medicine. There may also be the opportunity to do community visits. This post might be of particular interest to someone considering a career in Palliative Medicine, General Practice, Medical Oncology or Gerontology. 

Essential Requirements

  • Full registration in the register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland
  • Full drivers Licence
  • Minimum 12 months post full registration experience
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Informal enquiries for this post to Dr Stephen Higgins at 01-4068770 or 

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification  for this position is available from our website or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail: or by phone (01) 491 2594.

To apply for this position please forward your CV and a short motivation letter by email to or by post to: Dominika Omiko, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W.

Latest date for receipt of applications is 17.00 on Friday February 8th, 2019 

Department of Health & Children salary scales will apply for HSE funded posts.

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services is an equal opportunities employer and supports a smoke free environment. 

About us

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services provides multi-disciplinary services in Specialist Palliative Care across Harold’s Cross & Blackrock Hospice; It is also a leading centre in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases and are leading providers of Care of the Older Person with both Residential & Community Reablement Services. We pride ourselves on our excellence of care for our patients, committed volunteers and highly trained and professional staff.

At Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services we strive to provide a modern, inclusive and friendly work environment which promotes continuous education and career pathway development for our staff. With a purpose-built Education and Research Centre onsite, training is provided for medical, nursing and health & social care professionals. Employee benefits include a Pension and Sick Pay Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Credit Union and Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation), a restaurant with subsidised meals and free on-site parking. Both locations are within walking distance to bus and luas/dart routes.

Mission Matters at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services; we have an Employee Wellbeing Group, Diversity Group and Staff Council who strive to promote various initiatives to staff onsite, some of which include: Bootcamp Classes, Yoga Classes, Mindfulness, Education Sessions etc.

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