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Clinical Fellow in Oncology

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£51,017 to £58,398 a year pa
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Job Details

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to providing quality care to cancer patients across North Wales - with the additional opportunity of pursuing a fully funded and clinically supervised Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, Medical Leadership of Cancer Studies or other appropriate postgraduate qualification.

Main duties of the job

The post is suitable for doctors contemplating a career in Clinical or Medical Oncology, and will provide experience in a wide range of malignancies and in the management of oncology in-patients, out-patients and acute oncology service.

The post holder will be supported by and work in conjunction with the Consultants, working alongside Registrars, Specialty Doctors and the junior medical and nursing teams. There is no on-call commitment.

About us

There will be an opportunity to participate in departmental teaching and audit sessions. There is also the possibility to participate in national audits if interested within each specialty.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Supporting Documents section for further details.

Person Specification

  • Polite, friendly and approachable
  • Tidy and presentable


  • Minimum of three years post-registration experience


  • Previous experience of working in oncology

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Full GMC registration with licence to practice
  • MB ChB or MBBS or equivalent
  • IT experience
  • BLS


  • MRCP part 1

Basic skills and abilities

  • Competence and skills required of middle-grade staff
  • Ability to write clear, concise and legible clinical notes
  • A sound basic knowledge of palliative care
  • Ability to supervise junior doctors
  • Ability and willingness to provide teaching to medical students, junior doctors and nursing staff
  • Experience of clinical audit


  • Previous teaching experience
  • Previous experience of undertaking audit

Personal Qualitiies

  • Excellent patient communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to build and maintain good relations with all staff groups
  • Willingness to facilitate local departmental meetings eg M&M, audit groups
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload

Other relevant requirements

  • Awareness of limitations of own ability and willingness to seek help and guidance
  • Willingness to accept feedback from clinical supervisor and at appraisal
  • Willingness to respond to suggested areas for development
  • Medical Education post: interest and willingness to teach a range of students and junior staff, with an interest in innovation within local education provision, and drive to complete qualification
  • Medical Leadership post: interest and willingness to undertake leadership projects, and drive to complete qualification
  • Post Grad Cert Cancer Studies post: interest in medical oncology and pharmacology, and drive to complete qualification

BMJ Ref: BMJ-102471/050-CFONC-1122




We provide a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services across 3 district hospitals, 22 community hospitals and a network of over 90 health centres, clinics, community health team bases and mental health units. BCUHB also coordinate the work of 113 GP practices and the NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists across the region.

Our aim is to enable everyone who uses our services to do so through the medium of Welsh or English, according to personal choice and to encourage other users and providers to use and promote the Welsh language in the health sector.

Our vision

  • We will improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society
  • We will do this by developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations
  • We will develop our workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture

Our values

  • Put Patients first
  • Work together
  • Value and respect each other
  • Learn and innovate
  • Communicate openly and honestly

Our purpose

  • To improve health and deliver excellent care
  • Our strategic goals
  • Improve health and wellbeing for all and reduce health inequalities
  • Work in partnership to design and deliver more care closer to home
  •  Improve the safety and outcomes of care to match the NHS's best
  • Respect individuals and maintain dignity and care
  • Listen to and learn from the experiences of individuals
  • Support, train and develop our staff to excel
  • Use resources wisely, transforming services through innovation and research

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  • Locations:
    Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2PW
    Telephone enquiries: 01248 384 384

    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 5UJ
    Telephone enquiries: 01745 583 910

    Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, LL13 7TD
    Telephone enquiries: 01978 291 100
  • 01248 384 384
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