Applications are invited for the post of full-time (10 PA) substantive Consultant in Medical Oncology (Colorectal and Breast Cancer)
This post is to partly replace a retirement post in colorectal cancer but also to increase the clinical support for both colorectal and breast cancer services at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the research programmes of the CRUK Cambridge Cancer Centre.
The candidate will be based at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH)
This is not only an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team to help develop the existing service, but also to increase the clinical support for both colorectal and breast cancer services at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and the research programmes of the CRUK Cambridge Cancer Centre.
Main duties of the job
In order to be considered applicants must meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification of the job description.
The Oncology Centre at Addenbrooke’s serves a core population of 1.3 million, with an extended catchment area of 2-4 million for rare tumours. Royal Papworth Hospital is due to move to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in 2018. The Cancer Centre provides a regional oncology service with a strong research base and extensive clinical trials portfolio. The postholders will be expected to contribute significantly to the CRUK Cambridge Cancer Centre (colorectal and breast cancer) research programmes.
Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview.
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 Karen McAdam Job title: Specialty lead Email address: email@example.com
Additional contact information Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to
Dr Hugo Ford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dr Karen McAdam (specialty lead) email@example.com,
Professor Jean Abraham firstname.lastname@example.org