Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology in Lung and GI

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

This opportunity is perfect for a Consultant in Medical Oncology to join a friendly and close-knit Oncology team at a University Hospital Trust. You’ll be expected to work in Lung and GI cancers, however consideration will be given if you have different subsite preferences and there will regular appraisals and job plan reviews if you’d prefer some flexibility here. If you’re an overseas Consultant in Medical Oncology, there is a supervised induction to ensure you feel comfortable practicing independent in an NHS Oncology capacity. The contract will be moved to permanent once GMC Specialist Registration in Oncology is successfully obtained, and support will be given here if required via CESR pathway. It will be a standard 10PA job plan with the following duties

  • Providing specialist in-patient opinion
  • Managing out-patient cases
  • Providing care for oncological emergencies
  • Contributing to the acute oncology service
  • Partaking in cancer multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Contributing to Trust research portfolio and cancer research network
  • Participating in clinical audit
  • Supervising foundation year trainees and undergraduate medical students

Key Details

  • Salary: £88,365 - £119,133
  • Location: Northeast
  • Contract: Fixed-Term (with a view to extend)

Cancer Centre

The Trust has three main hospital sites, and your job plan will be based in the largest of the three, which provides all usual specialties. In the main hospital site, there is an acute oncology inpatient service and bespoke outpatient oncology units. You’ll be working alongside other Medical Oncology Consultants and Clinical Oncology Consultants to deliver cancer care to the local populations. There are also specialty registrar trainees on rotation and nurse practitioners which support the inpatient ward and SACT clinics. The Trust has well-equipped education centre, lecture theatres and libraries. It is also closely linked with the Medical School, and you will be encouraged to explore teaching roles.


  • The Trust is close to areas of outstanding natural beauty which offer an array of leisure and sport activities as well as the sea, lakes, and protected countryside
  • The city is vibrant and friendly with access to everything you need
  • You benefit from a very low cost of living and affordable housing
  • There are some of the best primary and secondary schools in the country in the area, as well as a University and Medical School


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

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next 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 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!

Sibiyah Bevan Senior Recruitment Consultant

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