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Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 pa pro rata
Closing date
3 Sep 2022

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Hospital, Oncology
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St James's University Hospital (Leeds Cancer Centre)

Closing Date: 1 September 2022

Ref: 298-CON-745

We are looking for an individual to fill this full time, replacement post within the Clinical Oncology Department at The Leeds Cancer Centre, St James's University Hospital.

This post is for a Consultant with a special interest in GI cancers, including pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. This post will join an established team of 8 clinical oncologists within the Leeds Cancer Centre providing non-surgical GI cancer services and work closely with colleagues providing similar services across West Yorkshire. The post holder will be expected to support the brachytherapy service for oesophageal and rectal cancer. In addition there is an exciting opportunity to work with 2 clinical oncologists treating patients with HCC and liver metastases with liver SABR.

Leeds Cancer Centre is one of the most prestigious oncology departments in the UK, providing an ideal infrastructure for high quality multidisciplinary cancer services and ensuring the best outcomes for the catchment population of West Yorkshire. In addition, there is a well established academic department of clinical oncology with a strong clinical research portfolio.

The successful applicant should possess FRCR (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in clinical oncologyand its related specialties including the treatment of upper GI cancers. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on:

What will the treatment of upper GI and hepatobiliary cancer look like in 10 years time?

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact:

Dr Rachel Cooper

Consultant Clinical Oncologist and lead clinician

0113 2068234

Dr Rebecca Goody

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM: Wednesday 12 October 2022

If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address:

Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-88181/298-CON-745


Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the biggest NHS trusts in the country, offering a range of both general and specialist hospital services, with excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and academic training.

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