Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology in Breast and Gynae

  • £88,364 - £119,133
  • North East
  • Fixed

This opportunity is for an NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology with a specialist interest in Breast and gynaecological malignancies to join an expanding consultant team in a leading NHS University Hospital NHS Trust. Considerations will be given to individual applicants who would prefer to pursue different interests in Oncology. You will work in conjunction with the other Consultant colleagues and multidisciplinary teams across the Trust and be supported by 4 Specialty Doctors in Oncology, 2 Acute Clinical Practitioners, 2 Specialty Trainees along with 4 Clinical Nurse Specialists. The Department are committed to the professional development of their Oncologists and are also committed to support Oncologists in their first senior role post-training, alongside individuals pursuing Specialist Registration via the CESR pathway. This will be a standard 10PA job plan with infrequent on-call commitments. You can expect the following duties:

  • Actively contributing to MDTs as key member for assigned tumour sites
  • Participate in the management of the Medical Oncology service
  • Participating in the management Acute Oncology Service
  • Leading patient and follow up outpatient clinics
  • Undertaking further medical education at a postgraduate level
  • Carry out teaching duties as required and take an active part in the Postgraduate Medical Education programme and in the teaching of junior medical staff. To be involved in the education of nursing staff, General Practitioners and other clinical professions. To attend regularly department meetings
  • Actively recruitment patients to clinical and commercial trials
  • Supporting and training junior colleagues
  • Actively contributing to bed-side and undergraduate teaching, if of interest

Key Details

  • Salary: £88,364 - £119,133
  • Location: North East
  • Duration: 24-month Fixed-Term (with a view to extend)


The cancer services for the Trust are based in a modern 600+ bed acute hospital, which houses an In-Patient Oncology Ward, Outpatients, SACT Treatment Units, Radiotherapy facilities, a full-range of specialist diagnostic equipment, alongside 2 Day Units.


  • There is a wide variety of outstanding schools and universities in the local area to the hospital, including grammar and private schools
  • The cost of living for the area surrounding the Trust is below the national average for rental and property prices in the UK
  • There are brilliant transport links across the country to access major cities such as Manchester, Sheffield and Newcastle.
  • There is a large international medical graduate community living near to the hospital and the Trust boasts one of the most local diverse populations, making it an incredibly welcoming centre for individual’s also looking for their first post in the UK

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration or invitation to ID check (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently within the Oncology team (essential)
  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent post-graduate medical qualification (desirable)
  • MRCP SCE (Medical Oncology) or equivalent qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Consultant in Medical 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 NHS Locum Consultant in Medical 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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