Specialty Doctor in Oncology

  • £50,373 - £78,759 (depending on experience)
  • East Midlands
  • Permanent

NHS Specialty Doctor in Oncology 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Oncologist to join a team of Consultants in Clinical and Medical Oncology and receive close support and training to develop in your NHS Oncology career. You will have a balanced job plan with tumour site rotations which will ensure maximum exposure to NHS Oncology practice and contribute towards sign-off for CESR Specialist Registration. The rota will be the standard 10PA = 40-hour p/w job plan, and is likely to include the following:

  • Working closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team across sub-specialities
  • Prescribing chemotherapy and managing treatment complications
  • Radiotherapy planning
  • Supporting Consultants in Out-Patient clinics
  • Supporting the chemotherapy day unit
  • Partaking in ward-rounds
  • Teaching undergraduate/postgraduate/junior colleagues
  • Participating in clinical trials
  • Attending relevant MDT meetings

Key Details

  • Salary: £50,373 - £78,759
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Duration: Fixed Term 2 Years (with a view to extend)

Cancer Centre 

This is a unique opportunity to join a renowned Trust with a welcoming and close-knit team. The Trust has an overall CQC rating of ‘Good’ due its caring, effective, and well-led services.  The Cancer Centre has close links with two local Universities and provides a range of opportunities to take part in research projects with experts. It is home to a state-of-the-art Chemotherapy Unit with a well-established team of nurses, middle grade, and junior doctors. There is a purpose-built centre for Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy which is leading for delivering techniques such as 4D CT and DIBH. The department has

  • 4 Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerators
  • HDR Brachytherapy Unit
  • Xstrahl Superficial X-ray therapy – 80kV & 120kV
  • Toshiba wide-bore CT-simulator, with Prosoma Virtual simulation
  • Aria Oncology management system and Eclipse treatment planning


  • The Trust is close to major cities in the East Midlands, as well as beautiful, protected countryside and national parks.
  • The cost of living in the region is amongst the lowest in the UK, so you benefit from living in an affordable area whilst still having access to all the amenities you need
  • There is a variety of top grammar (private) and public schools to choose from
  • There is a large international airport nearby and reliable local transport links reaching across the UK
  • It is a safe and friendly place to live and home to an established international community

The Requirements 

  • Full GMC Registration (essential)
  • Minimum 4 years of oncology specific experience (essential)
  • Full MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate 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 Specialty Doctor role in Oncology, 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.

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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