NHS Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Gynae and flexible secondary site)

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

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the top specialist cancer centres in the UK and one of the largest NHS providers of cancer services. The centre has an international reputation for its range of cancer care, and is especially desirable for IMGs wishing to join an international community with access to state-of-the-art cancer treatments and techniques. You will be working alongside a dedicated team on a 10PA (40 hours p/w) job plan, managing Gynae (including brachytherapy) and a secondary tumour site of your preference. You can expect the following duties and the job plan will be tailored following interview discussion.

  • Join established multidisciplinary teams for Gynae and relevant secondary tumour site
  • Supporting out-patient clinics
  • Managing in-patients and the day ward
  • Contributing to multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Planning and delivering radiotherapy
  • Participating in teaching and training of medical and non-medical staff, including undergraduates
  • Supervising junior doctors including appraisal and assessment
  • Developing clinical trials and contributing to research dedicated time for Supporting Professional Activities

Key Details

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

Cancer Centre

The Cancer Centre is one of the largest in the UK, providing cancer care to a population of over 2 million. They provide a comprehensive range of inpatient care, acute oncology, advanced radiotherapy, systemic anti-cancer therapies and radiology. The radiotherapy department is advanced and up to date, with access to the NHS Linacs (Truebeams with 6-DoF couches, Clinac IX, Novalis TX with Siemens Confidence scanner, Edge) and radiotherapy planning using Varian Eclipse (PET/CT planning, CT radiotherapy planning, MRI planning)

You’ll be a joining a large multidisciplinary team including Consultant Oncologists, Haematologists, Radiologists, Physicians, Nurses, non-medical prescribers, and a large cohort of Medical Students, Registrars, Specialty Doctors, Clinical Fellows, and Juniors. The Centre is adjacent to the local University and has close links with the local Medical School. They have a strong emphasis on Medical Education and encourage a team of Supervisors which cover all grades, from undergraduate to consultant, so further development as a Locum Consultant is encouraged and supported (i.e. Specialist Registration via CESR pathway). They have an excellent infrastructure in place to support studies and cancer research and are building a world-class reputation for research and innovation


  • The Cancer Centre is based in a cosmopolitan city with a combination of modern and historic areas, as well as access to a range of religious amenities
  • There is plenty to see and do, with a combination of entertainment, culture, and nature
  • The city is close to the coastline, so you benefit from beautiful beaches and there’s easy access to stunning protected national parks
  • There is a selection of excellent schools for all ages, including state and private education, as well as top UK Universities
  • The cost of living is less the many parts of the UK and housing is affordable
  • It is very well-connected, offering international airports and national travel by rail, coach, ferry, and motorway

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration (essential)
  • Ability to work independently at consultant level within 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.

Sibiyah Bevan Senior Recruitment Consultant

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