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Radiotherapy Research Fellow

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
£33,883 - £53,276 per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Radiotherapy
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Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Research Fellow in Advanced Radiotherapy, 12 month post, with possibility of extension to 24 months

South West Wales Cancer Centre, Singleton Hospital, Swansea University Health Board. Swansea

An exciting opportunity has arisen, as a Radiotherapy research fellow (ST6 or above) ,to join a friendly, ambitious, and expanding department which provides a regional oncology service to the people of South West Wales. The catchment population is approximately 900,000.

The fellow will work mainly in OG cancer, supporting the QA programme for a national clinical trial and undertaking research projects in this field.

If the candidate wished to do a MD the post can be extended to 24 months

The South West Wales Cancer Centre is adjacent to Swansea University, and the College of Medicine. We have an active clinical trials unit, and an expanding portfolio of SACT and radiotherapy trials. There are good opportunities to develop academic and research interests, become involved in the University, and to teach the graduate entry medical students.

Our modern department currently has a mix of clinical and medical consultants who are enthusiastic and the working environment is one which nurtures and supports all staff. There are 9 SpRs (6 Clinical Oncology and 3 Medical Oncology) who rotate between Velindre Cancer Centre and the South West Wales Cancer Centre. The SpR training is of excellent standard with the Wales Deanery performing well in trainee satisfaction surveys. Maggie's Swansea is located at Singleton Hospital and provides support to patients and their carers across South West Wales.

The South West Wales Cancer Centre is committed to developing services in collaboration with adjacent Health Boards and the Velindre Cancer Centre to ensure all patients in Wales have equitable access to non-surgical oncology care.

Swansea University Health Board is ambitious to uphold the fundamental values of the NHS and we work in close partnership with Swansea University, the College of Medicine and the Institute of Life Sciences to develop research within the NHS. We are passionate about delivering excellence in clinical services and in the promotion of independence and healthy living. Our Changing for the Better Programme is transforming clinical models and implementing a sustainable long-term clinical and service strategy.

For an informal discussion or to arrange to visit the department, please contact:

Dr Sarah Gwynne: Clinical Oncologist Tel: 01792 285828

Interviews are arranged for 11th February 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Sarah Gwynne Clinical Lead - Oncology Email addresss Telephone 01792 285828

BMJ Ref: BMJ-60831/130-39704161-250122-NSS

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