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Consultant Medical Oncologist UGI LGI AOS

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£86,063 to £111,732 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Feb 2023

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Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you looking to work in a dynamic, ambitious department with links to a high ranking UK medical school, minutes from a beach and with a track record of enabling remote working to support work life balance?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Consultant Medical Oncologist with special interest in Upper and lower GI and AOS to come and work with us in the South West Wales Cancer Centre in Swansea, South Wales.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the delivery of SACT and building and expanding a trials portfolio in UGI and LGI cancers and contributing to the development of a growing AOS service.

You will be joining a friendly and forward thinking consultant team of clinical and medical oncologists who are committed to delivering highest standards of cancer care, alongside a large team of other clinical and non-clinical professionals.

About us

Inexpensive properties including Mumbles, making it into The Times coolest postcodes to move to in 2022, good schools and proximity to areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the Gower Peninsula and the Brecon Beacons National Park add to the attractive of living in South West Wales - while London is still only 3 hrs away by train.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To view full details and job plan please see attached Job Description and Person Specification attached to this advert.

Person Specification

  • GMC Registration
  • Licence to Practise
  • On Specialist Register for Oncology


  • Understands and can apply the principles of Prudent Healthcare

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About us:

Swansea Bay UHB covers a population of approximately 390,000 in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, with an annual budget of around £1bn. The health board employs approximately 12,500 staff.

It has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton in Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot Hospital in Port Talbot. We also have a community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals.

Primary care independent contractors play an essential role in the care of our population and the health board commissions services from GPs, opticians, pharmacists and dentists across the area.

We have 49 GP practices in our health board area, 72 dental practices including orthodontists, 31 optometry practices and 92 community pharmacies. Mental health and learning disabilities services are provided both in hospital and community settings.

The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Morriston Hospital forms part of the UK network of burns and plastic surgery units, covering Wales, and the south west of England. Morriston is one of two specialist cardiac surgery services in Wales.

Other specialist services provided by the health board included cleft lip and palate, renal, fertility and bariatric surgery. Forensic mental health services are provided to a wider community which extends across the whole of South Wales.

The health board has an excellent reputation for research and innovation, with excellent links with Swansea University.

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Our Sites:

  • Morriston Hospital - our largest site, hosting our Emergency Department and tertiary services. One of the largest in Wales
  • Singleton Hospital hosts a range of acute services and maternity unit
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day case services 
  • We also provide a comprehensive Mental Health Service at Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend sites, along with Gorseinon Hospital for Assessment and Rehabilitation of Older People
  • Learning Disabilities - Celebrating 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

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