NHS Locum Consultant in Clinical or Medical Oncology

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

We’re currently shortlisting for an interview opportunity to join a bespoke leading cancer centre in the North East. The Cancer Centre is currently expanding and accepting applicants of Consultants in Clinical and Medical Oncology. The department has an excellent reputation for successfully onboarding overseas trained Oncology doctors and supporting with professional development via CESR pathway. It will be a 10PA job plan with some flexibility to accommodate individual interests and preferences, such as specific tumour sites, however the main subsite requirements are Breast and Urology. You can expect the following duties of the post

  • Join established multidisciplinary teams for relevant subsites
  • Planning Radiotherapy
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Conducting Ward Rounds
  • Contributing to site-specific Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings
  • Providing in Outpatient clinics for new and review patients
  • Protected time for patient related admin
  • Dedicated Supporting Professional Activities time, such as audit and research
  • Teaching and Training junior/undergrad/postgraduates

Key Details

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

Cancer Centre

This is one of the UK’s largest and most successful Teaching Hospitals Trust with a bespoke Cancer Centre which has received a significant investment to expand and develop its’ services. Most of the outpatient facilities are based in the main cancer centre and the remaining outpatients are in off-site facilities. There is a purpose-built day case chemotherapy suite and inpatient wards. The centre offers a range of specialist and advanced radiotherapy care including

  • Stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery
  • Varian Linear Accelerators
  • IMRT and VMAT (RapidArc)
  • Xstrahl superficial/orthovoltage radiotherapy machine
  • PDR Selectron
  • Virtual Simulators (spiral CT scanner)
  • Gamma knife
  • Facilities for the use of unsealed isotopes

The Clinical Trials Centre has a dedicated research time who manage a wide range of clinical trials. They have close links with the local University and the Consultants are encouraged to engage with research projects.


  • The Cancer Centre is based in one of the UK’s largest cities, providing access to everything you need along with lots to see and do
  • The area is known for being accessible and friendly with an excellent quality of life
  • The region has a comparatively low cost of living to the rest of the UK
  • It is very well-connected with reliable rail and road routes to other major cities
  • The city is proud to have lots of green spaces and it’s surrounded by stunning countryside
  • There is an esteemed local University along with a range of well-rated schools to choose from

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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