NHS Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology

  • £88,364 - £119,133 (dependant on experience)
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

This is a new Consultant-level opening in a purpose-built Cancer Centre in the West Midlands. The Centre has a high degree of subspecialisation and are committed to continuous medical education, research and development. The role is divided into 8PA of clinical commitments and 2PA of Supporting Professional Activities. You’ll be joining a large multidisciplinary team, well supported by Consultants in Clinical Oncology and Medical Oncology, and you’ll be allocated a Mentor to monitor your professional development; the Mentor provided will be allocated based on your career goals, for example, doctors wishing to pursue CESR will be supported by senior leadership with experience in this area. There will be a structured induction period to ensure that you familiarise yourself with the Cancer Centre and Team; if this is your first NHS role, the induction will help you to acclimatise to NHS practice and understand NHS guidelines. The main tumour site requirement is Urology, and the secondary subsite specialisation is flexible. The job plan will be reviewed regularly, so there will be opportunities to cover a different tumour site according to your clinical preferences and the service needs. Applicants in Medical Oncology will also be considered for the post. The job plan will involve…

  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Contributing to departmental meetings
  • Planning radiotherapy and peer review
  • Managing new patient and follow up clinics
  • Prescribing SACT, supported by middle-grades and nurses
  • Teaching and teaching junior colleagues, undergraduates and postgraduates
  • Contributing to on-call rota (very infrequent, approx. 1:15)
  • Engaging with continued professional development, including committing to a personal development plan and appraisal process
  • Participating in Clinical Governance, such as maintaining audit and implementing service improvement
  • Engaging with research and enrolling patients in clinical trials

Key Details

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £88,364 - £119,133 (dependant on experience)
  • Contract: Fixed Term

Cancer Centre

This is a leading Cancer Centre which is part of a University Hospital in the West Midlands. This is one of the largest Trusts in the UK, caring for a population of over 3 million. Oncology outpatient services are delivered in the Cancer Centre and the Trust’s County Hospital. The Centre has a bespoke inpatient facility for oncology and haematology, which is well-staffed by Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Middle-Grade doctors. The Trust has an active undergraduate medical student teaching programme and provides high quality education and supervision to postgraduate trainees. In addition, there is a ‘Medical Training Initiative’ scheme so the department has excellent experience onboarding and training overseas trained doctors and supporting them with their first NHS role. The Radiotherapy services provide state-of-the-art facilities including Truebeam Varian, Halycon LinAcs, superficial/orthovoltage, CT simulator, brachytherapy and SABR.


  • This is a busy and friendly city in the West Midlands, and is a particularly popular area for families to move to because of the low crime rate
  • The region is very affordable and cost of living is low, particularly when compared to other areas of the country
  • The city is very accessible and offers access to all the amenities you need, including a variety of places to eat and drink, shops and entertainment for all ages. There is also a growing multicultural community, offering access to a range of religious amenties
  • There is stunning countryside in the area which is easily accessible by road or public transport, and lots of beautiful green spaces and outdoor activities in the city
  • You benefit from excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, and there are several large international airports nearby


  • GMC Registration with License to Practice (essential)
  • Ability to practice 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 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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