Doctors - Consultant Clinical Oncologist (Breast/Skin)

  • Job Type Oncology
  • Salary £76,761 - £103,490 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 26/07/2018
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC408
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours

The Role 

A full-time Consultant Clinical 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 pro-gramme ‘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. 
It is a particularly exciting time to join the Trust as we have recently started working collaboratively with the Virginia Mason Institute in Seattle. We are one of only 5 UK Hospitals to receive this support, from what is regarded as the safest Hospital in the world. This collaboration means employees can benefit from the KPO (Kaizen Promotion Office) and value Stream work, gaining valuable help and guidance regardless of your level of expertise. It poses a unique opportunity to make a difference and we hope you will want to be a part of our journey. More about this can be found under further links.


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.

To find out more about the department and our Hospital and to arrange a visit to the contact:

Laura Pettit Lead Clinician Oncology 01743 261334

Sally Hodson Operational Manager 01743 261000 ext 3523

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