Consultant Clinical Oncologist

£82,096 - £110,683 pa
17 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Clinical Oncologist with an interest in upper GI, Hepatobiliary and Head and Neck Cancers

10 PAs

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is looking to appoint an enthusiastic clinical oncology consultant to join an established multi-disciplinary team caring for patients with upper GI, hepatobiliary and head and neck cancers. The successful applicant will work alongside colleagues to supervise both radiotherapy and systemic treatments. The post is based at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC) but will work closely with teams who support Weston as well.

UHBW is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. The trust was awarded ‘Outstanding’ status in both 2017 and 2019 by the Care Quality Commission. The successful candidates will join a team of over 40 (not all full time) consultants in oncology, haematology and palliative care. The Bristol Cancer Institute is part of the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), providing services to a catchment population of 2.2 million people.

Significant new investment is ongoing in the Bristol Cancer Institute. The radiotherapy department offers IMRT, high dose rate brachytherapy, SABR and Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. Adult chemotherapy for Bristol, is delivered in our 30 bedded in-patient unit, 20 chair chemotherapy day unit our two community units and for Weston in the chemotherapy day unit in Weston General Hospital. The South West Teenage and Young Adult unit opened in 2014 providing specialist in- and out- patient facilities. There is an active clinical trials unit with close links to the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Over 100 clinical trials are currently open and the successful candidates will be encouraged to develop teaching and research opportunities.

Bristol has an exciting and diverse culture with excellent schools. It was voted by the Sunday Times in 2017 as the best city in Britain to live in. There is quick access to the South West of England, Wales and London.

Successful candidates must be on the Specialist Register of the GMC with a valid licence to practice in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16 November 2009. They will have completed Specialist Training (or equivalent) or have a CCT date in Clinical Oncology within six months of the date of interview. Applicants wishing to work as part of a job share or work more part time than outlined are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 17 January 2021 with interviews scheduled for 16 February 2021.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Jessica Jenkins, Dr Jessica Jenkins, Clinical Lead for oncology (, Dr Jeremy Braybrooke, Clinical Director, BHOC,( or Sophie Baugh General Manager of BHOC (, via the Management Office on 0117 342 6291.

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