Specialty Doctor in Medical Oncology

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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a close-knit Medical Oncology team who keep fantastic working relationships. This is perfect for someone of ST2+ in Medical Oncology who is looking to build on their Medical Oncology experience and training, and for someone hoping to step into their first NHS Medical Oncology role with a friendly and supportive team.

You will be under supervision by a Consultant Oncologist, who will provide relevant training and supervision. The tumour site specialisation is flexible, and consideration will be given if you have any specific preferences; the team would like to support and encourage you to develop specific areas of interest in Oncology and support will be given for those wishing to undertake CESR applications.

It is a standard 10PA 40-hour p/w job plan with no on-call commitments and there will be protected time for Supporting Professional Activities and admin. You’ll be encouraged to pursue further study and training, and you’ll be allocated protected study leave to pursue further post-graduate medical qualifications. The job plan will be reviewed regularly to ensure that it suits your professional development, however you can expect the following duties:

  • Supporting the Oncology Day unit
  • Delivering SACT therapies
  • Providing ward rounds
  • Contributing towards the Acute Oncology Service
  • Participating in Oncology new and follow-up outpatient clinics
  • Recruiting patients for clinical trials
  • Participating in clinical research
  • Teaching and training junior doctors and medical students
  • Contributing to multi-disciplinary team meetings

Key Details

  • Salary: £51,000 - £80,000
  • Location: South West
  • Contract: Permanent

Cancer Centre

You will be working in a purpose-built cancer centre which has a designated day-unit, out-patient clinics for patients receiving SACT for cancer and a bespoke Oncology ward. It is well-supported by consultants and an experienced nursing team. The Acute Oncology Service manages inpatients and emergency admissions. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team including Consultants, Specialists, Specialty Doctors, Training Doctors, Junior Doctors, as well as Nurses, Managers and Rota coordinators. There is a dedicated SAS tutor who provides support and advise in post and facilitate further education and training.


  • The Trust is based in a thriving market town nestled in beautiful countryside. There’s plenty of shops, parks, leisure activities and protected historic buildings
  • It has good railway and road transport links to neighbouring cities
  • It’s one of the most affordable places to live in the area, so you benefit from affordable housing and low cost of living
  • The area is very family-friendly and there is a selection of excellent schools for all ages


  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice, or invitation to ID check (essential)
  • Minimum 4 years post graduate experience and 2 years specialty specific experience (essential)
  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent post-graduate medical qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Medical 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 Medical 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!


Rich Halliday Managing Consultant

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