NHS Locum Consultant in Oncology (Breast)

  • £88,564
  • East Midlands
  • Fixed

This is an opportunity for a consultant in either Medical or Clinical Oncology to join a large University Teaching Hospitals in the Midlands and support the Breast service, with the opportunity to specialize in a secondary subsite specialty if desired. You will join a team of 23 Consultant Oncologists at the main Cancer Centre and have some responsibilities at adjoining cancer units with neighbouring Hospitals.  You will have the following main duties and responsibilities.

  • Supporting the Acute Oncology Service and Oncology ward in-patient care, with a dedicated Clinical Nurse Specialist team
  • Supporting site-specific out-patient clinics
  • Planning site-specialist radiotherapy (if relevant)
  • Contributing to research and clinical trials, and developing research interests
  • Providing consultation services and advisory services to other clinical colleagues, developing close collaborative links
  • Attending site specific multi-disciplinary team meetings and supporting the multidisciplinary care team
  • Supervising trainees and assisting in their training and appraisal
  • Committing to clinical governance, risk management and clinical audit

Key Details

  • Salary: £88,564
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Contract: 12- month Fixed-Term (with a view to extend)

The Cancer Centre is in a large University Teaching Hospital in the Midlands, caring for a population of around one million. This is a custom-built Cancer centre which is home to all its in-patient facilities in one site. In addition, there is a dedicated Chemotherapy Day unit and out-patient facilities. The clinical Trials Teams are very successful and are constantly developing and recruiting into clinical trials portfolio in both chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Research and Development are strongly supported, and the Trust offers state-of-the-art facilities to bring together research teams and fund the research process. The Trust is closely linked to the Medical School, and you’ll be encouraged to be involved with Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education. The Trust is the sole provider of Radiotherapy services for the local area and offers the following services.

  • 5 Elekta Linacs and 1 SXR unit, 2 spare bunkers
  • Comprehensive facilities for planning and virtual simulation of radiotherapy including 2 dedicated CT scanners, allowing for the provision of IV contrast and 4D CT scan acquisition
  • Raystation computerized planning system to provide 3D conformal, IGIMRT and SABR plus full mould room support.
  • Brachytherapy using the micro selectron HDR mechanical after loading system for gynaecological malignancy supporting services for Wolverhampton and Worcester
  • Radioactive source therapy for Thyroid, Prostatic metastases and NET in collaboration with the Nuclear Medicine department.
  • Total skin electrons (TSE) treatment.
  • NET Centre of excellence, delivering PRRT


  • Excellent transport links across the UK via rail and road, and a large international airport nearby for international travel
  • Large enough to have access to everything you need, yet small enough to be a short journey away from beautiful countryside.
  • A cosmopolitan and multicultural community, with access to an array of different religious amenities
  • A choice of schools for all ages, and a few excellent, local Universities
  • The cost of living is much lower than other area of the UK and housing is more affordable

The Requirements: 

  • Full GMC Registration with License to Practice – essential
  • Independent Consultant-level specialty specific experience - essential
  • Full MRCP (UK) or FRCR (UK) – 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 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 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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