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Senior Clinical Fellow Oncology

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 a year per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Senior Clinical Fellow - Oncology

This a fixed term full-time appointment for 12 months to work alongside ST3+ medical and oncology trainees providing acute oncology, outpatient and inpatient oncology services at NNUH.

This post is ideally suited for someone who wants to pursue a future career in Oncology or explore the option of oncology as a potential career choice.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.
Main duties of the job

This post offers a varied work pattern, with duties including cover for:


  • The Acute Oncology Service
  • Weybourne Day Unit/Radiotherapy
  • Middle-grade on call rota
  • Opportunity for clinics, teaching and professional development

About us

The Oncology department consists of 15 Consultant Oncologists, 13 Clinical and 2 Medical, managing a wide variety of solid tumours. The team delivers radiotherapy and systemic anti-cancer therapies to the population of Norfolk with a catchment population of 750,000 people.

A team-based approach includes holding joint new patient clinics, ward rounds as well as collaborating in service development. A weekly oncology multidisciplinary meeting (Grand Round) is held on Thursday morning. Site-specific multidisciplinary meetings are held in a dedicated MDT room with video-links to neighbouring trusts. Neurosurgery and specialist paediatric services are provided at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

The Consultant Oncologists are supported by 3 senior clinical fellows (this post), and a variable number of training registrars and rotational junior doctors on the ward.

The Acute Oncology Service is based on the James Pryor Unit and is supported by nurses and Advanced Clinical Practitioners.

Site specific clinical teams are also supported by 16 Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) who also deliver oral SACT out-patient clinics.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description for detailed job description and main responsibilities for this role

Person Specification
Essential Criteria



  • Full GMC registration with Licence to practise




  • Achieved Grade/years experience




  • MBBS
  • MRCP Part 1


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust



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