Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Breast & Urology)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum pro-rata
27 Sep 2021
24 Oct 2021
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Breast & Urology) at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust available to commence from 07 July 2022.

This is a 10 PA replacement post to work with 8 Clinical Oncologists and 6 Medical Oncologists covering the site sub-specialties.

Working alongside the Consultants are teams of Specialist Nurses, Clinical Trials Nurses, and 2 Specialist Therapy Radiographers.

Advanced radiotherapy techniques including SABR, IMRT, VMAT and motion management are in routine use. The Unit is highly research active with a large number of patients entering interventional and non-interventional trials.

They will join ambitious and supportive teams at The Oncology Centre at CUH – these teams have a strong track record and are driven by clinical and research excellence. We offer patients the highest standards of care in diagnostics, surgery, radiotherapy and systemic therapies, with holistic support throughout their illness.

Main duties of the job

The applicant will be expected to maintain the highest clinical standards in their specialist cancers, and help develop and future-proof our services, including state-of-the art radiotherapy and precision medicine services. They will be expected to contribute to clinical research. 

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Oncology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are fortunate to be embedded in the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, where world-leading scientific advances are being made, as detailed in the Job Description.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Gail Horan, Clinical Oncologist at

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