Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£76,761 - £103,490 pa
13 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist with specialist interest in Lung cancer, Colorectal cancer and Acute Oncology

The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) is looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist. The post (10 PAs) is based at the Bristol Cancer Institute with sessions at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT). The appointed consultant will work with
established teams to address issues of increasing workload and sub-specialisation.

It is anticipated the appointed consultant will work 4 days/week at UHBristol and 1 day/week at North Bristol NHS Trust. The current outline job plan focuses on treatment of patients with lung cancer, colo-rectal cancer and acute oncology (AOS). Candidates wishing to work part time or discuss other site specialist interests are encouraged to contact the department for informal discussions prior to the closing date for applications as there can be flexibility.

UHBristol is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. The trust was awarded ‘Outstanding’ status in 2017 by the Care Quality Commission. The successful candidate will join a team of 40 (not all full time) consultants in oncology, haematology and palliative care. The Bristol Cancer Institute is part of the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), providing services to a catchment population of 2.2 million people. The
centre receives about 5,000 new referrals each year. 

Significant new investment is ongoing in the Bristol Cancer Institute. The radiotherapy department offers IMRT, high dose rate brachytherapy, SABR and Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. Adult chemotherapy is delivered in our 32 bedded in-patient unit, 20 chair chemotherapy day unit or in two
community units. The South West Teenage and Young Adult unit opened in 2014 providing specialist in- and out- patient facilities. There is an active clinical trials unit with close links to the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Over 100 clinical trials are currently open and the successful candidates will be encouraged to develop teaching and research opportunities. 

Bristol has an exciting and diverse culture with excellent schools. It was voted by The Sunday Times in 2017 as the best city in Britain to live in. There is quick access to the South West of England, Wales and London.

The successful candidate must be on the Specialist Register of the GMC with a valid licence to practice in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16 November 2009. They will have completed Specialist Training (or equivalent), or have a CCT date in Medical Oncology within six months of the date of interview.

Applicants wishing to work as part of a job share or part time are encouraged to apply. 

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Jeremy Braybrooke, Lead Doctor in Oncology at BHOC, 
(jeremy.braybrooke@uhbristol.nhs.uk), Dr Stephen Robinson, Clinical Director of BHOC (stephen.robinson@uhbristol.nhs.uk) or Sophie Baugh General Manager of BHOC (sophie.baugh@uhbristol.nhs.uk), via the Management Office on 0117 342 4148.

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The closing date for applications is 4 October 2017 with interviews scheduled for w/c 16 October 2017.