Registrar in Medical Oncology

  • £51,017 a year + on-call enhancements
  • South Coast
  • Fixed

Join one of the largest acute University Hospital Trusts in the country, treating over half a million patients each year. This is a rare opportunity to work in a non-training post which mirrors medical oncology specialty training support and exposure, providing an excellent foundation to NHS medical oncology practice and long-term support to develop to a consultant level via CESR/Portfolio pathway, or to get the necessary requirements to apply for ST3 training. You’ll be assigned a consultant educational/clinical supervisor and maintain an educational portfolio to regularly professional progression and establish career goals, for example to work on further post-graduate examinations such as a MRCP UK. There are also regular educational and clinical governance meetings and regional Oncology study days. There are a wide range of opportunities to participate in clinical trials, clinical audit and quality improvement projects. It is a full-time post with the following responsibilities:

  • Providing care for oncology in-patients and consultant led ward rounds
  • Attending Medical Oncology clinics
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Participating in the on-call rota
  • Supervising junior doctors and clinical nurse specialists in oncology
  • Teaching junior doctors and supporting education programmes and journal clubs
  • Contributing to multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Implementing specialist care for new patients and patients with cancer treatment complications
  • Assisting Acute Oncology Team
  • Recruiting and managing patients into Clinical Trials
  • Supporting Oncology Day Unit
  • Continuing medical education and professional development
  • Participating in Audit and Clinical Governance and contributing to Governance Groups and Mortality/Morbidity meetings

Key Details

  • Contract: Fixed-Term
  • Salary: £51,017 a year + on-call enhancements
  • Location: South England

Cancer Centre

The Cancer Centre is a purpose-built facility in the main Hospital Site. There’s a combined Haematology/Oncology inpatient ward well-staffed by trained specialist nurses. The Acute Oncology Service has dedicated AOS treatment beds for solely for patients with cancer treatment complications and managing emergency cancer symptoms. There’s a well-established radiotherapy department providing state-of-the-art equipment and doctors hoping to pursue a career in Clinical Oncology are encouraged to apply as there will be opportunities to undertake radiotherapy planning in the future. The Trust has a dedicated oncology research team of research nurses, radiographers, pharmacists and clinical trials assistants, maintaining a large portfolio of active clinical trials.


  • The Trust is based in a thriving coastal city, close to London as well as other stunning cities
  • There are major international airports easily accessible and excellent rail and road links nationwide.
  • There’s close access to a range of modern shopping facilities, religious amenities and places to eat and drink
  • You benefit from living close to the beach and being surrounded by stunning countryside for a break from city life
  • There are a number of Outstanding rated private and state schools

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration (essential)
  • Specialty specific experience in Oncology (essential)
  • MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

Once you apply for your next Oncology role with BDI Resourcing, we can offer you full support with our specialist oncology recruitment team who will assist you 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 Registrar in Oncology role, you’ll then be allocated one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you every step of 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 and one of the expert 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.

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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