Consultant Medical Oncologist - Gynaecology/Colorectal

  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

This is a fabulous opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic doctor to join a friendly Oncology team and deliver high-quality patient care. The Trust serves a diverse population, providing a comprehensive range of medical services. This post is a replacement appointment which attracts 10 Programmed Activities and an on-call supplement.

This posts emphasis for clinical work will be on Colorectal/ Gynae but other tumour sites would be considered.

The Trust/Service

The Trust is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in the West Midlands and East Wales. The main service locations are two hospital sites, which are located about 20 minutes drive apart. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care. 
The Trust also provide services such as consultant-led outreach clinics at nearby Community Clinics, local Orthopaedic Hospital, and Community Hospitals surrounding.

The Department of Oncology is based in the Hospitals state of the art Cancer & Haematology Centre, which is inclusive of Out-Patient clinics, a Chemotherapy Day Centre and Radiotherapy facilities. The Haematology Day Unit, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Palliative Care & Information Centre is housed within the same building.

Responsibilities and Duties:

A formal job plan will be agreed between the successful candidate and the Clinical Director prior to starting. The post holder will be expected to undertake 10 Programmed Activities (PA’s) per week although part time work and flexible working hours will be considered upon successful interview. 
For a full-time contract, the job plan will be divided on average per week as:

  • 7.5 Programmed Activities (PAs) of Direct Clinical Care - includes clinical activity, clinically related activity and predictable and unpredictable emergency work.
  • 2.5 Supporting Professional Activities (SPAs) - includes CPD, audit, teaching and research.
  • Out of hours activity on-call is non-resident 1:9 attracting a 3% supplement.

As a Consultant in Medical Oncology, your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert and comprehensive services for Oncology together with the rest of the Consultant body
  • Collaborating with colleagues within the department to develop Oncology services
  • Leading and participating in multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize patient care plans.
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to junior medical staff and trainees
  • Undertake teaching, examination and accreditation duties
  • Engaging in research initiatives, clinical audits, and quality improvement projects to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Participating in the out of hours service and provide acute oncology service.
  • Follow patients throughout their clinical pathways

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Opportunities:

The Trust is committed to supporting the ongoing professional development of its medical staff. Consultants have access to a range of CPD opportunities, including:

  • There are thriving postgraduate centres at both of the Trusts hospitals.  
  • The Trust has an excellent reputation for training Junior Staff, supporting seniors and continued professional development.
  • The Oncology Department is involved in teaching and training of Specialist Registrar’s from West Midland’s Deanery rotation, FY2 trainees from General Medical rotation and Medical Students.
  • Regular internal and external training sessions, workshops, and conferences.
  • Support for further academic pursuits, research endeavors, and postgraduate qualifications.
  • Mentorship programs and opportunities for leadership development.
  • Access to clinical supervision and peer review sessions to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • The appointee will be entitled to 30 days of Study/Professional Leave across a 3 year fixed period with a set budget of £1500.00 per year.


  • Full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) is required
  • Prior or current Consultant or independent Medical Oncology provision
  • Expertise within the site specialty where specified.
  • Previous experience in the management of one or more of the following sites: Urology, Colorectal, Breast , Acute Oncology.
  • Ability to take full responsibility for clinical care of patients
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and evidence-based practice.


Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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