NHS Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology in Breast and Upper GI

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

A leading tertiary referral centre is looking to add an NHS Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology to join their expanding Breast and Upper GI multidisciplinary teams to provide specialist clinical care to the centre’s surrounding population. The applicant will be invited to join the Breast and Upper GI clinical trials team to strengthen their trials and research portfolio. The Clinical Lead will assess applications from individuals wishing to consider other tumour site requirements, however applicants wishing to above the above tumour sites will take precedent. Individuals working towards GMC Specialist Registration via the CESR pathway will receive guidance and support to sign off competencies for their portfolio and the Department have individuals in post that have already completed this pathway. It will be a standard 10PA You can expect the following duties:

  • Independently prescribing and managing patients for Breast and Upper GI
  • Planning RT and prescribing SACT
  • Participating in medical audit, the Trust’s Clinical Governance processes and in CPD
  • Attending relevant MDTs as senior contributor
  • Participating in peer review and QA meetings
  • Engaging with the recruitment and running of clinical trials
  • Providing telephonic advice in on-call rota
  • Supporting professional activities (SPA) and Continuing Professional Development

Key Details

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

Cancer Centre

The Trust is home to a regional referral specialist cancer centre with a core population of 1.3 million and an extended catchment of 2-to-4 million for rare tumours. The cancer centre is linked to one of the highest performing UK universities and has a very strong research base and extensive clinical trials portfolio. You will be working alongside a friendly team of medical and clinical oncologists, surgeons, radiotherapy physics, clinical nurse specialists and the cancer services management. The Department have 33 Adult inpatient beds for Oncology patients, the Trist have a national Teenage Young Adult Unit and The Cancer Assessment Unit (CAU) has 9 additional beds. There is a dedicated Oncology Out-patient Suite, as well as the Oncology Day Unit, which has 2 beds 15 chairs with additional Outreach clinics. The radiotherapy facilities include:

  • Elekta synergy linear accelerators.
  • 2 Varian True Beams (one with Novalis ExacTrac) 2 Canon Aquilion large bore CT scanners.
  • 2 Radixact Tomotherapy machines
  • 1 Xstrahl
  • 1 HDR unit

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration (or invitation to GMC ID check) – essential
  • Full MRCP (UK) or FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification – essential
  • Ability to work independently at consultant level within Clinical Oncology

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!

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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