Consultant Medical Oncologist

Location
317 01 Freeman Hospital
Posted
13 Nov 2020
Closes
02 Dec 2020
Ref
BMJ-20334/317-CON-20-267
Sector
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
FREEMAN HOSPITAL

DIRECTORATE OF CANCER SERVICES AND CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGY

CONSULTANT MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST WITH AN INTEREST IN BREAST CANCER

REF. 317-CON-20-267

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our well integrated team.

The Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) is the regional Cancer Centre delivering radiotherapy and chemotherapy services within the North of England Cancer Alliance. The Centre provides secondary and tertiary care for both in-patient and outpatient services for a population of 2.1 million, covering an area stretching from the Scottish borders to Cumbria and the River Tees. The centre is fully equipped to provide state of the art cancer care. Services are also provided by NCCC to 6 surrounding Trusts.

The current opportunity is for a part-time Consultant Medical Oncologist with an interest in breast cancer. You will work within the NCCC and in the South of Tyne area, reflecting the regional nature of the service.

In addition to the challenges of the role, we can offer you a commitment to teaching, education, research and audit.

Candidates for the post must be registered medical practitioners and on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region's major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff's commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an "employer of choice" offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide "healthcare at its best - with people at our heart".

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under-represented groups.

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Gail Jones, Clinical Director on 0191 2139380, or via email at gail.jones4@nhs.net.

To apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs and complete the application form in full, please ensure that you provide references to cover the last 3 years. For any further queries, please contact Colin Sakhe, HR Advisor at Colin.Sakhe@nhs.net, quoting the post reference number.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail, and may be required to complete psychometric tools in advance of the assessment process.

Closing Date: 29 November 2020

Interview Date: 11 December 2020