NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology | BDI Resourcing

NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology

  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • South West
  • Fixed

A tertiary Trust in the beautiful Peninsula is shortlisting for a consultant opening in Medical Oncology (Clinical Oncology applicants will be considered). This is a newly formed Trust serving a population of over 600,000 across the region. You’ll be joining a well-established of Consultants in Clinical and Medical Oncology, Specialty Doctors and Registrars and Junior staff.  The Trust’s relocation package offers overseas doctors a relocation allowance to support with the transition to the area and would like to support IMGs coming into their first Consultant role with CESR/Portfolio pathway. The subsite specialisation is Breast cancer and a secondary tumour site of your preference which will be discussed in the interview. The job plan will involve:

  • Managing site-specific outpatient clinics
  • Partaking in clinical/patient admin with secretarial support
  • Contributing to department meetings and site-specific multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Prescribing SACT and managing patient treatment plans
  • Supporting with ward rounds/acute oncology service
  • Supporting professional activities to contribute towards continued professional development
  • Partaking in research and recruiting for clinical trials and commercial study portfolios
  • Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Key Details

  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281

Cancer Centre

The Trust has a designated Cancer Centre based in the main Hospital and sees over 2,500 new patients per annum. The Out-Patient Department has consulting suites with accompanying examinations rooms, clinical rooms and counselling rooms, as well as space for virtual consultations. Inpatients are cared for in a dedicated Oncology ward with a Day Case Chemotherapy unit. The day case, outpatient and inpatient services are all closely linked by clinical staff and a full supporting team of nurses, radiographers, administrative, clerical and secretarial staff.

The radiotherapy service is newly equipped and provides state-of-the-art equipment and services including CT planning, external beam RT, HDR brachytherapy and SABR. The linear accelerators have MLC, dual energy protons and image guided treatment.

The dedicated research staff work in collaboration with the University and funded time is offered for consultants to develop and contribute to research proposals and projects. The Trust is the lead contributor to cancer clinical trials in the region. The university status of the Trust means it has ties with the local Medical school and offers funded time for teaching and training junior doctors. If you’re interested in teaching, there will be educational meetings to bring the teams of the Medical School and Trust together further, and you can also partake in the Peninsula Clinical and Medical Oncology training programme.


  • The Trust is in a beautiful area of the South West of England, offering both cities, towns and countryside to enjoy
  • The largest city in the area has excellent accommodation options, both attached to the hospital and in/around the city centre
  • It is very family-friendly area with good and outstanding rated schools as well as low crime rates
  • There’s a choice of shopping centres with a variety of multicultural shops as well as religious amenities
  • There is close access to glorious beaches and coastline, as well as stunning rolling hills, lakes, rivers and countryside


  • Full GMC registration with license to practice (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently at consultant level (essential)
  • Full FRCR, MRCP or equivalent postgraduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next 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 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 application.

Sibiyah Bevan Senior Recruitment Consultant

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