Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Breast/Lung)

  • £88,364 - £119,133
  • London
  • Fixed

This is a fixed-term Consultant in Oncology opportunity in a University Hospital based in London. You will be specialising ideally in Breast/Lung Oncology however the secondary tumour site is flexible and to be discussed in the interview. You will join a well-established multidisciplinary Oncology team and have opportunities to expand and develop research projects. It will be a standard 10PA job plan with a mix of clinical activity, emergency work, audit, teaching, and research. You can expect the following duties in the timetable

  • Planning radiotherapy including SABR
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Attending weekly relevant MDT meetings
  • Attending out-patient new patient and follow up clinics
  • Contributing to the Acute Oncology Service
  • Contributing to clinical governance and developing quality assurance projects
  • Organising and developing research interests
  • Teaching and training medical trainees

Key Details

  • Salary: £88,364 - £119,133
  • Location: London
  • Duration: Fixed-Term (with a view to extend)

Cancer Centre

The role is a based in University Hospital NHS Trust serving a large, multicultural population. The Cancer Centre is in a major acute hospital offering several tertiary services and advanced facilities. The Centre values learning and development and offers a structures induction and training programme to ensure continued professional and educational development. The Oncology department has successfully run hundreds of clinical trials and there are active research facilities. You’ll be based in the main Hospital site, however there may be some cross-site working. The Oncology department in the main site provides a Chemotherapy Treatment Unit and Inpatient ward which is very well-staffed. The Radiotherapy department offers the following facilities

  • IMRT and IGRT
  • Varian Truebeam with Rapidarc and Con Beam CT capabikities
  • Xstrahl superficial radiotherapy unit
  • Simulator Varian Acuity
  • CT Simulator Philips Big Bore
  • Eclipse virtual simulation and planning


  • The Trust is in a very multicultural part of London, with a friendly and diverse community and an array of religious amenities
  • You have access to all London has to offer, with plenty of shopping, leisure and places to eat and drink
  • It’s possible to live outside of London and there are regular transport links to the Trust so it is easily commutable. There are also major international airports for easy international travel
  • There are top-rated schools and universities nearby

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration, or invitation to ID check (essential)
  • Ability to work independently at Consultant level in Oncology (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 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!

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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