NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology

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


This post is for a Medical Oncologist wishing to join a leading NHS Cancer Centre as a Consultant in Oncology on either a fixed-term or permanent (CCT/CESR dependent) contract. Applicants in Clinical Oncology will also be considered for this post. It will be based in a large University Teaching Hospital, and you’ll be working in a specialist consultant-led multidisciplinary team for Breast and a second tumour site of your choice. The Cancer Centre is extremely well-staffed with Oncology doctors at all levels, which offers some flexibility with the commitments in the job plan and future alterations to the subsite specialisation. There will be an agreed plan to support with continuing professional development and ensure that the Clinical Lead supports you with meeting educational and clinical developmental requirements and goals. It will be a standard 10PA (40 hours p/w) job plan and you can expect the following duties.

  • Managing new patient and follow up outpatient clinics in relevant tumour sites
  • Covering Oncology ward in-patient care
  • Supporting Acute Oncology Service (telephonic advice)
  • Collaborating with the team to develop treatment protocols and guidelines
  • Attending subsite specific Multidisciplinary Team meetings
  • Participating in teaching and training postgraduates and Oncology trainees (option to act as Educational/Clinical supervisor
  • Contributing to Radiotherapy/Clinical Trials and research projects, and developing individual research interests
  • Taking part in departmental audit and audit with specific clinical interests
  • Committing to personal development and continuing medical education

Key Details

  • Post: NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology
  • Location: North of England
  • Salary: £88,364 - £119, 133

Cancer Centre

This is a large University Teaching Hospital, which has close links to the Medical School and University. It cares for a population of over 1 million, and this Cancer Services continues to grow as this population becomes larger. It is the referral Cancer Centre within a large network and has custom-built inpatient Haematology and Oncology Units and Cancer Wards. Most of the work will be in the Cancer Centre, with flexible with work from home/remote commitments. The Trust is the sole provider of Radiotherapy Treatment services; Elekta Lincas, CT scanners, 3D conformal, IGIMRT, SABR, brachytherapy, TSE treatment, and more.

The Clinical Trials and Research Treatment centres have facilities for clinical research and trials and is run by a dedicated team who prioritises multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary research programmes There are plenty of opportunity to develop individual research interests and collaborate with the Medical School and University. The Cancer Centre is in a Teaching Hospital and you’ll be encouraged to support the education of Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.


The North of England is increasingly a popular place to live because it home to thriving cities with diverse and friendly populations, there is stunning countryside with from rolling hills to beautiful beaches, and great transport links nationwide as well as reliable airlines to travel internationally. A big attraction is that the cost of living is very low in the North, whilst you still have access to everything you need, including an array of job opportunities, shopping facilities, places to eat and drink, leisure activities for all the family. There’s also a large, diverse community so there’s access to an array of religious amenities and international shops/food stores. The quality of education is excellent, offering a choice of schools for all ages, including state and independent/private schools. Some of the UK’s top Universities are also easily accessible.


  • GMC Registration with License to Practice (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently in Oncology (essential)
  • Full FRCR, MRCP or equivalent postgraduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Consultant in 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 NHS Locum 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 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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