Doctors - Consultant Clinical Oncologist

  • Department Oncology
  • Salary 82,096 - 110,683
  • Closing Date 15/03/2021
  • Interview Date 16/04/2021
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223 - MC467
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract permanent
  • Hours 40

CONSULTANT CLINICAL ONCOLOGIST

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Oncology team at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The post is specialising in colorectal and gynaecological cancers but sub-sites may be adjusted for the suitable candidate’s interests.

 

You will be part of a team of 8 Consultant Oncologists providing care to the population of Shropshire and Mid-Wales – catchment of 520,000 people.

 

This appointment is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. There is a 1:8 on-call commitment and 10 Programmed Activities per week. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons.

 

The new £4.8m state of the art Cancer & Haematology Centre providing dedicated facilities to patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Clinical Oncology occupies the ground floor with Out-Patient clinics, Chemotherapy Day Centre (24 stations) and Radiotherapy facilities being co-located. The Radiotherapy Department offers 3 matched Varian Truebeam linear accelerators, 6DoF couch, Varian RPM system, Xstrahl kilovoltage unit and Canon widebore CT scanner (replaced 2021). IMRT (mainly Rapidarc) and Adaptive IGRT is offered as standard and the department has consistently achieved the required national targets with further planned increases.  4DCT lung, Breast with IMC and DIBH breast treatments are in clinical use and we are commissioned to provide a lung and oligometastasis SABR service for 2021.

 

The in-patient facilities have recently been refurbished and a 30 bedded Haematology / Oncology Ward providing Specialised Care to Patients in a single setting.  The department is highly research active with 396 patients recruited into 42 cancer trials in 2016/17, supported by a team of dedicated Oncology Research Nurses, Research Radiographers and Administrative support.

 

Specialist Registrars rotate to the Centre as part of the West Midland’s Deanery Clinical Oncology.

 

It is essential that you possess FRCR (or equivalent training and experience), and are on the GMC Specialist Register in Oncology, or within six months of obtaining a CCT at time of interview, CESR or European Community Rights

 

For an informal discussion, further details or to arrange a visit please contact: Dr Laura Pettit, Clinical Director on 01743 261000 Ext 1334 or email laura.pettit1@nhs.net

 

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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