Doctors - Specialty Doctor Oncology

  • Department Oncology
  • Salary 40,037 - 74,661
  • Closing Date 01/10/2020
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade Specialty Doctor
  • Job ref 223 - MSD155C
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract permanent
  • Hours 40

 

SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN ONCOLOGY

 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Oncology team at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

 

This is a permanent appointment attracting 10 PA’s during the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

 

You will be part of an existing team of 9 Consultant Oncologists, 1 Associate Specialist, 1.6 Speciality Doctor’s and 2 SpR’s rotating through West Midlands Deanery providing care to the population of Shropshire and Mid-Wales – catchment of 520,000 people.

 

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.

 

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.

 

GMC Registration with a licence to practise is an essential requirement for this post.   The successful applicant would be expected to hold MBBS or equivalent and possess experience working in Oncology.

 

For an informal discussion and to make arrangements to visit the department please contact:

Dr Laura Pettit, Consultant Oncologist, Clinical Director for Oncology & haematology

Tel: 01743 261000 Ext 2579 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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