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Consultant Medical Oncologist

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 Per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Specialist doctor, Oncology
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a full-time substantive (10 PA) appointment for a Medical Oncologist to join a motivated, friendly and experienced Oncology team at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. You will preferably demonstrate an interest in Lung, Upper GI or Colorectal Cancer and will also be expected to share acute oncology duties with the rest of the consultant team.

Applicants with other site specialist interests or who are seeking to work part-time or flexibly will also be considered.

A Financial Incentive package may be available for the right candidate

Main duties of the job

This post represents a career opportunity for a clinician with imagination, drive and commitment to work with the other Oncology Consultants and the wider cancer multidisciplinary team. You would be expected to work in two main tumour sites with some flexibility depending on the preferences of the candidate but ideally covering systemic therapy for Lung, Upper GI or Colorectal Cancer, working in partnership with the current UHMB.

Oncologists as well as visiting Clinical Oncologists from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. You will also contribute to the acute oncology inpatient service in UHMB although there is currently no on call commitment associated with the post.

This is a pan-UHMB appointment and the appointee will be expected to work across at least two of the three UHMB sites Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmoreland General Hospital and Furness General Hospital. The Trust is a recognised Cancer Unit, providing systemic therapy for all common tumour sites. SACT is given at all three sites. In-patients are treated at FGH and RLI. The Trust is part of the Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria Strategic Clinical Network.

About us

One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across our sites. The Hospitals are situated on the edge of the Lake District, surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty offering outdoor and recreational activities, relating to the sea, lakes and fells. The Trust has a keen interest and deep involvement in medical and dental education at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School receive the whole of their education, academic and clinical, in Cumbria and North Lancashire. UHMBT is the lead NHS organisation and takes responsibility throughout the five years of the degree for the provision of acute practice placements. By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please find a detailed Job description and Person Specification for this role attached. You must be fully registered with the GMC with a license to practice and be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining your CCT at the time of interview.

Interview date to be confirmed.

We welcome informal discussions/visits

Person Specification

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council MRCP or equivalent


  • Specialist Registrar in Medical Oncology or equivalent recognised training




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