Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology

  • £98,897
  • Wales
  • Fixed

This is an opportunity to join a large, advanced cancer centre in Wales. You will be working in a multidisciplinary team and MDTs are established in all common cancer centres and meet weekly. There will be a full induction to ensure you’re full settled in post and if this is your first NHS Oncologist role, you’ll receive the adequate training and support to practice Oncology independently as an NHS Consultant. The oncology team are going through an expansion and the tumour subsites are flexible, so you will have the chance to incorporate your specialty interests into the job plan. If you’re more interested in radiotherapy, the department can offer a RT heavy job plan. It’s a 10PA (40 hours p/w) job plan, with the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Work in relevant multidisciplinary teams for managing patients
  • Planning, prescribing and supervising radiotherapy treatment
  • Peer reviewing radiotherapy
  • Prescribing SACT for outpatients
  • Providing ward rounds for inpatients
  • Attending appropriate MDT meetings
  • Partaking in audit and development patient protocols
  • Partaking in senior on-call rota, out-of-hours phone advice
  • Supporting professional activities, such as clinical governance
  • Teaching and training juniors/undergraduates/postgraduates
  • Participating in research activities

Key Details

  • Salary: £98,897
  • Location: Wales
  • Contract: Fixed-Term (with a view to extend)

Cancer Centre

The Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales and services several counties in the region. This is an opportunity to join a purpose-built cancer centre which includes an in-patient ward, a day SACT unit, outpatient department and radiotherapy facilities. The Oncologists work alongside advanced nurse practitioners, radiographers, physicists, electronics, mechanical technicians, and dosimetrists. There’s a well-supported research facilities and you’ll be encouraged to collaborate and develop research ideas and submit journals. There are also active clinical trials you’ll be expected to recruit and manage. The radiotherapy department has

  • 4 Varian Linear Accelerators (Truebeam and Varian)
  • Gulmay Orthovoltage Unit
  • CT Planning Scanner
  • Prosoma
  • Eclipse Treatment Planning System
  • Canon CT planning
  • Surface Guided radiotherapy
  • IMRT techniques
  • 4DCT
  • SABR for lung


  • This is one of the most beautiful areas to live in the UK, with outstanding countryside, beaches, national marks, castles, stately homes, and gardens.
  • There are shopping centres so there’s close access to all the amenities you need and local markets and independent stores
  • There are direct rail and road links to neighbouring cities in England as well as across the UK
  • There’s plenty of leisure activities to get involved with, such a sports, cultural activities, theatres, and cinemas
  • Housing is extremely affordable, and the cost of living is very low
  • There are excellent schools in the area for all ages, including state and grammar/private schools


  • Full GMC Registration (or invitation to ID check) – essential
  • Ability to practice independently in Clinical Oncology – essential
  • FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate medical 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 oncology@bdiresourcing.com 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!

Sibiyah Bevan Senior Recruitment Consultant

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