Specialist in Clinical Oncology (Urology)

  • £80,693 - £91,584
  • North East
  • Fixed

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone stepping from a Middle Grade/ST6 post to a senior Oncology contract, or for an overseas trained Consultant wishing to undertake a slightly more supervised contract to acclimatise to the UK system. You will be specialising in Urological cancers, including Prostate and Renal cancers, although personal adjustments to subsite specialisation and other clinical/management/research duties will be considered when finalising the job plan. The Trust is extremely diverse and regularly onboard overseas trained doctors, so additional relevant training will be offered to support NHS professional development. It will be a full-time 10PA timetable which is likely to include the following

  • Participating in outpatient clinics at the main cancer centre and peripheral units
  • Prescribing SACT and clinical admin
  • Contributing to Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings
  • Planning radiotherapy
  • Leading inpatient ward rounds
  • Contributing to on-call rota
  • Teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees
  • Recruiting to clinical trials and getting involved with research

Key Details

  • Salary: £80,693 - £91,584
  • Contract: Fixed Term (24 months in the first instance)
  • Location: North East

Cancer Centre

This is a large University Teaching Hospital which provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of over a million. The Oncology and Haematology Centre has an established multidisciplinary team including over 30 Consultants in Medical and Clinical Oncology, Registrars and Specialty Doctors, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and SHOs. There are site-specific cancer wards and inpatient beds, purpose-built outpatient clinics, a well-staffed day treatment unit, a dedicated acute assessment unit and the radiotherapy department. Below is an overview of the radiotherapy department

  • Siemens wide bore CT units
  • ARIA Eclipse for External Beam RT
  • Oncentra for Brachytherapy
  • HDR Flexitron Unit
  • Papillon 50 contact brachytherapy unit
  • Varian Truebeam Linear Accelerators
  • Varian IX Linear Accelerators, OBI, VMAT, Gating
  • Varian Halcyon Linear Accelerators
  • Xstrahl Superficial Unit
  • Linacs equipped with IGRT
  • DIBH and 4D CT planning
  • SABR service

The Academic Department of the Cancer Centre is closely linked with the local Medical School and University, where they have a close collaboration to ensure ongoing clinical trials and dedicated research projects. There’s also close cooperation between with the Department of Medical Physics to ensure continued safe use of equipment, teaching and training services and research work.


  • The Trust is in a thriving waterfront city with lots to see and do; cultural activities such as museums and galleries; green spaces and views of the sea; a selection of shopping centres; restaurants and places to drink
  • The area is very multicultural and offers access to specific cultural or religious amenities such as places of worship, food requirements, etc.
  • There are several excellent schools to choose from for all ages, and a good choice of state and grammar schools rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted
  • The railway network is excellent so there are regular direct trains to neighbouring cities, accessible motorway and road links and an international airport
  • There is impressive countryside, and the Trust has stunning views of the landscape with a huge variety of species including deer and birds of prey
  • The cost of living in the North East is very low, so you accommodation is very affordable in the city and you’ll find that your salary will go a lot further


  • Full GMC Registration with License to Practice, or invitation to ID check (essential)
  • Minimum 12 years post-graduate experience and 6 years specialty specific experience in Oncology (essential)
  • FRCR (UK), MRCP (UK), or equivalent postgraduate medical qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Specialist in 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 Specialist 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 opportunity 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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