NHS Specialty Doctor in Medical Oncology

  • £51,000 - £80,000
  • South West
  • Permanent

A bespoke cancer centre in the Southwest is looking for a Specialty Doctor in Oncology to support the middle grade service as part of a well-established multidisciplinary team. It will be a permanent contract with a 10 PA (40 hours p/w) job plan supporting the delivery if cancer care to a large population. You will receive relevant Oncology training and support for long-term professional development towards a Consultant in Oncology. There will be some flexibility in the job plan for signing off competencies for CESR, and an optional protected radiotherapy planning time to pursue a career in Clinical Oncology. You can expect the following duties and responsibilities

  • Diagnosing and treating patients under supervision
  • Participating in Oncology clinics with consultants
  • Caring for patients in the Oncology Day Unit
  • Contributing towards the Acute Oncology Service
  • Partaking in undergraduate teaching
  • Recruiting and managing patients in clinical trials
  • Contributing towards multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Dedicated time for Supporting Professional Activities

Key Details

  • Salary: £51,000 - £80,000
  • Location: Southwest
  • Duration: Permanent contract

Cancer Centre

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking Trust which is world-renowned for research and innovation. The cancer services have close links with local Universities and a very active Clinical Trials Unit. There are over 30 Consultant Oncologists dedicated to the bespoke Cancer Centre which serves a large population in the surrounding region. The specialist oncology services receive referrals from all over the Southwest and provides a wide range of treatments, including adult and children radiotherapy, brachytherapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. You’ll find in the cancer centre a large in-patient unit, acute assessment unit, out-patient chemotherapy unit, out-patient clinics and an advanced radiotherapy department which offers the following

  • 5 linear accelerators
  • 4-D CT/MRI based conformal radiotherapy
  • Portal imaging
  • 2D kV and cone beam CT
  • Varian HDR GammaMed machine
  • Gamma Knife Icon unit providing intra-cranial stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Molecular radiotherapy department
  • SABR service
  • Clarity ultrasound for prostate IGRT


  • You benefit from being a part of an exciting and forward-thinking city, whilst being close to stunning countryside and beaches
  • The area is home to a large variety of shops and restaurants and there is an established international community with a range of different religious amenities
  • You have easy access to other major cities and accessible transport links nationwide
  • The local University is one of the top rated in the UK and there are also a wide array of excellent state and grammar schools to choose from


  • Full GMC Registration (or invitation to ID check) – essential
  • Specialty specific experience in Oncology – essential
  • MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post graduate medical 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 Specialty Doctor 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!

Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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