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Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Lung and Lymphoma)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 plus on call enhancements per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Oct 2023

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Specialist doctor, Oncology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of a full-time (10 PA) Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Lung and Lymphoma) at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

This is a new post with the successful candidate joining the Cancer Directorate at Addenbrooke's Hospital, to support the Lung and Lymphoma Cancer Service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team to help develop the existing service. Incorporating funded research time into the job plan will enable the successful candidate to expand the existing trials portfolio and design and recruit to original trials and studies.

Main duties of the job

The duties of this post include:

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of Lung and Lymphoma cancers.
  • Sharing with colleagues the responsibility for day-to-day management of the clinical service.
  • Participating in complex radiotherapy planning treatment techniques.
  • Delivery of systemic therapy.
  • Recruitment to and active participation in clinical trials.
  • Active role in the design of original clinical trials and studies.
  • Supervision of undergraduates, junior doctors and other staff.
  • Participating in multi-disciplinary meetings, ward rounds and on call commitments.

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have CCT in Clinical Oncology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

As part of our commitment to supporting the medical workforce in the part they play in delivering an excellent caring service to patients, all newly appointed Consultants attend our five-day Consultant Development programme within a year of joining the Trust. Leadership is a key requirement of doctors’ professional work and this innovative programme is designed to support Consultants to hone the leadership and management skills they need to succeed at CUH.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name : Dr Sarah Smith Job title : Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Lead Email address :   Additional contact information:

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Sarah Smith, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Lead for Radiotherapy via email at        

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