Specialist Doctor in Oncology | BDI Resourcing

Specialist Doctor in Oncology

  • £83,945 - £95,275
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

One of the largest and most modern Trusts in the country is currently shortlisting applicants to appoint a Specialist in either Clinical or Medical Oncology. You’ll join a large friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team and subspecialise in two tumour sites. The main requirements are UGI and Breast however flexibility will be given for Oncology doctors with interests in other areas. You’ll be expected to work autonomously however supervision will be required, where relevant. There will be a supervised induction to the post and additional shadowing if this is your first NHS role. The job plan will include clinical duties as well as supporting professional activities, with remote working available. The job plan will be regularly reviewed with your Clinical Lead and you’ll be provided with ongoing support and mentorship from Consultants within the team, including guidance with completing CESR. The job plan is 10PA = 40 hours per week with the following duties:

  • Planning radiotherapy (not for Medical Oncology applicants)
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Contributing to Multidisciplinary Team meetings
  • Managing new patient and follow up outpatient clinics
  • Covering inpatient ward rounds
  • Participating in continued professional development programme
  • Supporting clinical governance activities
  • Training junior medical staff and participating with undergraduate teaching programmes
  • Engaging in research and enrolling patients onto clinical trials

Key Details

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £83,945 - £95,275
  • Location: West Midlands

Cancer Centre

This teaching hospital Trust cares for a population of close to three million in the area. There are two main hospital sites providing a range of specialised services. The main University Hospital has new and modern clinical buildings and is known for being a fantastic place to work as an employee. The role is based in a purpose-built cancer centre which is home to all inpatient and some outpatient oncology services. There’s also a dedicated oncology and haematology emergency admissions unit within the ward. There’s access to an array of advanced radiotherapy facilities, including Truebeam Varian and Halycon LinAcs, superficial/orthovoltage, conventional and CT simulator, brachytherapy. You’ll also find CT PET and MTI scanning, surface guided radiotherapy and SABR. The Trust puts a strong emphasis on research and provides ample opportunities to develop individual research interests. The department are very committed to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and providing excellent postgraduate specialist training. They also actively employ and support IMGs and there’s a large and established multicultural community within the Trust.


  • The Trust is in a lively and friendly city in the Midlands
  • The city has a historical and cultural activities and sites to visit as well as modern shopping and leisure facilities
  • There’s a variety of green spaces within the city and countryside surrounding providing lots of outdoor activities and entertainment
  • The cost of living is very low and housing is affordable which attracts families in particular as your salary will go a lot further
  • There’s a selection of top-rated schools and Universities to choose from in the area
  • The city is a central location in the UK, with excellent transport links by car, train and bus nationwide. There are also a few larger cities nearby with large international airports


  • GMC Registration – essential
  • Minimum 12 years post-graduate experience and 6 years specialty specific experience – essential
  • MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification – desirable 

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Clinical 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 Clinical 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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