Consultant & Specialist Level Clinical Oncologists

  • £91,474 - £121,548
  • Scotland
  • Fixed

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest centres as a Consultant in Clinical Oncology, where you can with cutting-edge RT facilities and SACT treatments. The Oncology team is expanding and looking for an experienced Oncologist to join as a long-term employee and specialise in their preferred tumour sites, so this is a great chance for you to pursue any subsite interests. Some of the main pressure points are LGI, UGI and Lung so applicants with an interest in these areas will be welcomed. Relevant Oncology training and supervision will be offered to overseas/IMG doctors stepping into their first NHS Consultant role. We’re also considering applicants for a Specialty Doctor and Specialist post with this centre, so please do apply if you’re hoping for this contract too!

This is a standard 10PA 40 hours p/w rota with the following duties (the job plan can be flexible and will be reviewed regularly with the Clinical Director)

  • Radiotherapy planning
  • Out-patient new and follow up clinics in relevant tumour sites
  • Participating in multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Partaking in ward rounds
  • Contributing to on-call rota
  • Supervising trainees
  • Recruiting for clinical trials
  • Contributing to clinical research
  • Teaching postgraduate medical students
  • Undertaking admin duties

Key Details

  • Salary: £91,474 - £121,548
  • Location: Scotland
  • Contract: Fixed-Term with a view to extend

Cancer Centre

This is one of the UK’s largest bespoke Cancer Centres and delivers cancer care to a population of nearly 3 million; there are over 10,000 new patients a year and over 70,000 return patients. The centre is incredibly well-staffed with over 75 consultants, as well as registrars, specialty doctors, specialists, and junior doctors. This dedicated multi-disciplinary team also consists of clinical nurse specialists, pharmacist and phlebotomists and everyone is committed to working closely together.

The Medical and Clinical Oncology facilities are unrivalled… You’ll find in the centre 6 wards, a day unit for SACT with nearly 50 treatment stations. The Acute Oncology Unit has a large team of advanced nurse practitioners. There is also custom-built out-patient department.

The radiotherapy facilities are up to date with all the new treatment techniques and has close links with the regional centre of Clinical Physics and Bioengineering. The radiotherapy department is home to the following

  • 11 linear accelerators with facilities for VMAT and on-board imaging (OBI)
  • Cutting edge Varian TrueBeam units
  • High intensity mode VMAT for stereotactic intracranial radiosurgery and stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) established for lung, H&N, brain, gynae, anal and prostate
  • Pelvic SABR for Gynaecologic cancer (the only UK centre to offer this)
  • Developing SABR programme for Oligometastatic disease
  • Growing IGRT programme
  • Facilities for CBCT, 4DCT, on-site MRI and PET/CT
  • 4DCT imaging
  • Imaging supported by 3CT Simulators
  • On treatment verification in the form of regular CBCT
  • Dedicated brachytherapy facility with 2 HDR treatment units
  • LDR seed programme
  • CHART RT for lung cancers

This is an internationally renowned teaching centre and has excellent academic facilities for Oncology and Palliative Care. The Centre has close links with the local University, Cancer Sciences Institute and Cancer Research Institutes which gives unparalleled opportunities for SACT and RT research and clinical trials. There is a purpose-built clinical trials unit which facilitates clinical trials in all solid tumour sites and haematology


  • This large, cosmopolitan city has a fantastic quality of life with great shopping, places to eat and drink, historical architecture, museums, sports and lush green spaces
  • The population is diverse and family-friendly with excellent state and grammar schools for all ages, some of the UK’s top Universities and great career opportunities
  • It’s very well-connected to other cities in Scotland as well as the rest of the UK. There are straight-forward motorway connections, reliable bus routes, a large railway network, international airports and even local ferries and cruise ships
  • There is stunning countryside and beautiful beaches, which offers great leisure activities such as hiking and sailing.
  • The cost of living is amongst the lowest in the UK so your salary will go a lot further and you benefit from affordable accommodation


  • Full GMC Registration with License to Practice or invitation to ID check (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently as Consultant in Oncology (essential)
  • Full FRCR (UK), MRCP (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Consultant in Clinical Oncology role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new Consultant in Clinical Oncology role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new Oncology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this opportunity or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to and one of the specialist oncology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search!

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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