Doctors - Consultant Medical Oncologist (Breast/Skin/CUP Cancers)

  • Department Oncology
  • Salary £77,913 - £105,042 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 01/11/2018
  • Interview Date 10/12/2018
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC409
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours
  • Contact Laura Pettit Lead Clinician Oncology / Sally Hodson Operational Manager
  • Email
  • Telephone 01743 261334 / 01743 261000 ext 3523

The Role

A full-time Consultant Medical Oncologist is required for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  The Department of Oncology consists of a team of eight Consultant Oncologists providing care to the population of Shropshire and Mid-Wales.

This post is a replacement and substantive appointment which attracts 10 Programmed Activities and an on-call supplement. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons.

You must possess FRCR (Clinical Oncology) or equivalent qualification, be on the Specialist Register in Clinical Oncology or be eligible for entry Register in Clinical Oncology within 6 months of interview CESR or European Community rights. (We will consider candidates in the final year of SpR/ST programme ‘acting up’ for 3 months as this will count towards training)

The Department

The Department of Oncology is based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in the new £4.8m state of the art Lingen Davies Cancer and Haematology Centre. Clinical Oncology occupies the ground floor with Out-Patient, Chemotherapy Day Centre and Radiotherapy facilities being co-located. Also in the Lingen Davies building is the Haematology Day Unit, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Palliative Care & Macmillan Information Centre

Outpatient clinics are held at both the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital. All clinics are fully supported by qualified Nurses, Care Assistants and Clerks. 

Our Hospitals

Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care. Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.


Shropshire is a beautiful County located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The County is bustling with idyllic Towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

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