Consultant in Clinical Oncology

  • £98,897
  • Wales
  • Fixed

A new opening in one of the UK’s top Cancer Centres has opened up for a Consultant in Clinical Oncology. This is perfect if you’re stepping up to your first Consultant role in the NHS or joining the NHS for the first time as a consultant. You will join a site-specific multidisciplinary team with close supervision and shadowing of a consultant if this is your first NHS Consultant-level Oncology role. There is a mentoring scheme for newly appointed Consultants which is on-going for first full year in post and run by senior Leadership and Management team. The first 3 months will be an induction period, closely supervised by a relevant Consultant, and then objectives will be set to plan and work towards specific personal and professional goals, i.e., CESR/Portfolio Pathway. The job plan is provisional and will be reviewed post-interview and annually. This offers flexibility if you have specific tumour site interests or would like some flexibility to change subsites after a time-period. It is a 10PA = 40-hour p/w job plan.

  • Contributing to inpatient clinical care, including Acute Oncology Service
  • Managing outpatient clinics
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Planning and contouring radiotherapy and peer review
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Participating in on-call rota (very infrequent)
  • Participating and leading UK clinical trials and collaborating with existing research projects
  • Teaching and training junior doctor and undergraduates
  • Participating in clinical audit and clinical governance
  • Allocating time for admin with secretarial support and office space

Key Details

  • Contract: 12-month fixed-term
  • Salary: £98,897
  • Location: Wales

Cancer Centre

This is a purpose-built Cancer Centres serving a population of over 1.5 million and receiving thousands of referrals each year. There’s an inpatient ward with 30 beds and a chemotherapy day unit with 25 beds. All patients under care of site specialise consultant oncologists with support of specialty registrars and doctors as well as nurses. There’s a dedicate Acute Assessment Unit staffed by Advanced Nurse Practitioners and contributions for the wider multidisciplinary team. The Trust has a large team of consultants, specialist registrars, specialty doctors, junior doctors and international fellowship trainees, advanced nurse practitioners, and it’s recognised for professional training of Clinic and Medical Oncologists.

The radiotherapy unit very large and offers a full range of precision radiotherapy techniques such as IMRT, VMAT and IGRT. It is also a centre for brachytherapy (including HDR and IGBT. Other radiotherapy facilities include Linear Accelerators (Varian, CBCT, Truebeam and Exactrac) and linear accelerators equipped with CBCT and MLCs. Imaging facilities include GE CT and MRI and CT-Simulator units.


  • This is a city with lots of green spaces, shopping, religious amenities, and leisure activities for all ages.
  • It’s very family-friendly, with a low crime rate and an excellent choice of schools, including state and grammar/private school and Universities with a national reputation for education.
  • The city is surrounded by stunning countryside and beautiful coastline, and it also has a rich culture and history bringing lots of unique tourist attractions.
  • The city is very accessible via motorway, has railway links to the whole of the UK and an international airport.


  • Full GMC Registration (essential)
  • Ability to work independently at Consultant level (essential)
  • Full MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next 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 vacancy 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.

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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