Registrar in Acute Oncology

  • £55,329 + enhancements
  • South Coast
  • Fixed

This is a great opportunity for an Oncologist (medical or clinical) with an interest in Acute Oncology. The successful doctor will join a dynamic and forward-thinking department as a Registrar. The position will be for 1 year initially working in the dedicated Oncology centre, with a view to extend. 

The Acute Oncology Service (AOS) has six dedicated assessment and treatment beds for patients presenting with complications from cancer treatment and the management of acute/emergency cancer symptoms.

The Job 

Although this is a non-training post, the successful registrars will be assigned a consultant educational supervisor and will be encouraged to maintain a portfolio. It’s the perfect opportunity for any Junior or Middle Grade Oncologist who is interested in pursuing the training pathway or CESR for specialist registration.

You will be working together with 15 other Oncology Doctors rotating through attachments of 6 months covering a range of tumour types.

  • Provide Registrar level day to day care for oncology in-patients, together with ward rounds with the consultants.
  • Attend Medical Oncology clinics.
  • Participate in the Oncology Registrar on-call rota
  • Provision of clinical support to oncology clinical nurse specialists.
  • Coordinate and implement specialist care for patients with a new diagnosis of cancer or complications of cancer, initiate rapid referral to relevant oncology sub-site team and/or palliative care team.
  • Assist Acute Oncology Team.
  • Provide medical support for Haematology/ Oncology Day Unit.
  • Achieve basic competencies in Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment prescribing and demonstrate progress.

Continual Professional Development 

  • The department is committed to research with participation in clinical trials in all major tumour sites.
  • There are also a wide range of opportunities in clinical audit and quality improvement projects.
  • Opportunities to attend local, regional and national networks/meetings.
  • Present at seminars/conferences/meetings.
  • There are regular educational, clinical governance and departmental meetings, as well as Wessex Regional Oncology study days.


In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete (or awaiting ID check)
  • PLAB, MRCP or FRCR (or equivalent)
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification
  • Prior experience within Acute Oncology

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next 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 role 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

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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