Specialty Doctor in Oncology (with CESR development programme)

  • £52,530 - £82,400
  • North East
  • Permanent

This Trust is currently expanding the current workforce and planning to appoint a Specialty Doctor in Medical Oncology on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for an International Medical Graduate starting their first NHS role as the Trust has a great track record of offering IMGs a supporting induction to NHS practice and ongoing mentorship in-post. Doctors hoping to pursue CESR will benefit from a dedicated CESR lead as well as a Supervisor will regularly review job plan and career objectives to ensure that the CESR Portfolio can be completed as efficiently as possible. There’s also a IMG mentor in the Trust who will support with finding accommodation and schools, and bringing together the IMG community within the area. It will be a standard 10PA  = 40 ours p/w job plan with a balance of clinical duties:

  • Tumour site rotations, with flexibility given to support with individual interests
  • Supporting outpatient clinics
  • Assisting with inpatient ward rounds
  • Contributing to site-specific multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Prescribing SACT
  • Teaching and supervising medical students and junior doctors
  • Participating with clinical audit and clinical governance
  • Contributing to research and clinical trials
  • Protecting time for continued professional development, for example further post-graduate examinations or CESR

Key Details

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £52,530 - £82,400
  • Location: North

Cancer Centre

The Trust provides acute and community health services to the region, in two main hospitals. The Hospitals provide a full range of services, including urgent and emergency care, and have an excellent reputation for delivering high standard of experience for patients. This post is based in the Cancer Centre in the largest Hospital, and is home to a close-knit team providing a friendly and welcoming environment to work in. The post-holder will be working alongside a multi-disciplinary team in the in-patient ward and out-patient clinics. The Cancer Centre puts great emphasis on continuing development for doctors at every level and there is a dedicated budget and training programmes available. The centre is unique in that there is a programme for CESR development which has a great track record of supporting individuals through the process. There is an active research department which has a dedicated team of nurses and principal investigators.


  • The Hospital is in a large town in Yorkshire with a mixture of historic and modern area. There’s lots of see and do within the town, including an array of shopping facilities and leisure activities for all ages
  • The town has a low crime rate and friendly community, making it a desirable place for families to move to. There is also an international community and access to religious amenities
  • The area is very accessible and easy to get around, and there are excellent transport links to neighbouring larger cities if you want to experience a more cosmopolitan life. In addition, there is stunning countryside nearby to explore and lots of outdoor activities
  • The area has a very close cost of living, so your salary will go a long way, particularly in comparison to other areas of the UK. Housing is also very affordable.
  • There’s an array of top-rated schools to choose from in the area, as well as a couple of excellent Universities


  • GMC Registration (essential)
  • At least 3 years specialty specific experience in Oncology (essential)
  • MRCP or equivalent post-graduate qualification (desirable)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next 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 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 application.

Sibiyah Bevan Senior Recruitment Consultant

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