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Consultant Clinical Oncologist with interest in Upper GI, Head & Neck, Skin, Brain, CUP, AOS


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Are you a Clinical Oncologist looking for a rewarding opportunity in the UK? An excellent NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a talented professional to join their oncology team. With a commitment to collaborative working, this NHS Foundation Trust provides excellent oncology services and ample opportunities for training, research, and career development. The trust is supportive of CESR applications.

The Oncology Department takes a collaborative approach to cancer care, with teams in two sites working together to provide comprehensive and sustainable services. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the Cancer Centres offer a multidisciplinary approach, supported by Acute Oncology Teams and a skilled team of healthcare professionals. The post holder will have the opportunity to focus on their preferred tumour site, with particular interest in Upper GI, Head & Neck, CUP, AOS.

The department sits within an NHS Trust that is known to be the leading healthcare provider in East Anglia, serves a population of nearly 800,000 residents across two main hospitals, six community hospitals, and various clinics. With a budget exceeding £650 million, the NHS Foundation Trust invests in enhancing their hospitals and creating an ideal working environment. They prioritise the well-being of their staff and patients, offering exciting prospects for development, innovation, research, education, and training.

Additional to the opportunity of working for a great NHS Foundation Trust, living in the area offers a diverse and vibrant lifestyle. Essex, with its stunning coastline, beaches, and countryside, provides a great environment for families. The county offers a range of housing options, urban or rural, at affordable prices. With excellent transport links to London, you can enjoy the benefits of both city and countryside living. Furthermore, Essex boasts good schools and a high quality of life, making it an ideal place to settle and explore nature\'s playground.

Join them to make a significant impact in the field of oncology while enjoying a fulfilling career and a balanced lifestyle in a beautiful region of the UK.


To be eligible for this vacancy you will need the following:

EEA Candidates:

  • Recognised European Medical Degree or Specialist Qualification in Clinical Oncology
  • IELTS or OET

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • FRCR/PLAB qualifications
  • Experience in Oncology
  • IELTS or OET

UK-Based Candidates:

  • FRCR qualifications
  • Four years experience in Oncology

This is a great opportunity for any experienced Oncologist working towards CESR in the UK and Specialist Registration in Oncology. There will be opportunity to develop and lead on sub-specialist areas of cancer care.

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - Specialty Doctor

    An opportunity for a dedicated Specialty Doctor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to work in London and join an Adolescent Mental Health Team that offers a dynamic and supportive environment. In 2022, the Trust was awarded an overall rating of \"Outstanding\" by the CQC. This is a great opportunity for overseas Specialists who want to establish themselves in the NHS. The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs preferably with MRCPsych.

    What is the NHS Trust like?

    Formed in April 2000, this NHS Trust has since achieved University status and authorisation as an NHS Foundation Trust, recognising its substantial contributions to research and education. Serving a population of 1.5 million across 80 community and inpatient sites, this NHS Trust operates as a leading provider of mental health and community health services. 

    In January 2022, the Trust received its third consecutive \"Outstanding\" rating from the CQC, a testament to its unwavering dedication to high-quality care. 

    Career Development & Opportunities Available

    The NHS Foundation Trust is accredited as an Investor in People employer and is consequently committed to developing its staff.  You will have access to appropriate development opportunities from the Trust’s training programme as identified within your knowledge and skills appraisal/personal development plan. The post holder will be expected to participate in training and development activities which support the objectives of the service and which will contribute to his/her own personal development plan and continuing medical education.



    • MRCPsych (desirable)
    • Experience in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Specialist certification in psychiatry (desirable)
    • Experience in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    UK based: 
    • Experience in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • S12 (desirable)
    • Completion of core training (desirable)
  • Clinical Oncologist (Speculative Submission)

    Grade: Consultant or Specialty Doctor
    Specialty: Clinical Oncology
    Contract Type: Permanent or fixed-term

    Looking to start your career in the NHS? If you\'re driven & highly-skilled, then this position is perfect for you! This Trust, which was rated \"Good\" recently by the CQC, is hiring a full-time Consultant in Clinical Oncology. The service aims to become the leading authority in Oncology management. You will be joining a team of driven and ambitious doctors, who make sure to provide specialised care, as well as working to enhance the department\'s profile through teaching & education.

    The Trust will support with CESR support for those who are looking to attain CESR and Specialist Registration. This is a great job for any overseas Consultants looking for CESR-support and great opportunities for career development in the UK!


    The Trust is a prominent District General Hospital and the largest employer in its town. The hospital has the potential to serve as a central facility for one of the country\'s new medical schools. Currently, the Trust is embarking on a significant modernisation project to improve its services and infrastructure. This long-term initiative involves substantial investments over the next decade and requires collaboration with public and private sector partners to achieve its goals.

    The Hospital has received a \'Good\' rating in the recent inspection conducted by the CQC. The hospital has made significant improvements, contributing to its positive evaluation. They offer a comprehensive range of services on a single site, including Accident and Emergency, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Intensive Care, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Genitourinary Medicine, Ophthalmology, ENT, Paediatrics (including a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), General Medicine (including specialised units like Coronary Care, Renal Unit, Intensive Care, and Gastroenterology), Radiotherapy and Oncology, as well as various surgical specialities like Bariatrics.


    The Oncology Department operates within the Cancer Centre Directorate, which is a part of the Planned Care Group at the Hospital. As a Cancer Centre, the hospital actively participates in its regional Cancer Alliance. The Consultant team consists of two medical oncologists (soon to be three) and nine clinical oncologists who are primarily stationed at the Cancer Centre in the Hospital. They conduct outpatient sessions and chemotherapy clinics in various nearby locations.

    The service participates in multidisciplinary team meetings. The Trust has a dedicated Acute Oncology Service led by one of the Medical Oncologists, with support from senior Clinical Nurse Specialists. In addition, there is a shared Oncology and Haematology ward with 20+ beds. Inpatient care for oncology patients is managed by the appropriate medical or surgical teams, with regular input from the Acute Oncology and specialist oncology teams.

    The post holder will share clinical and managerial leadership within the Oncology department with the present consultants. The post holder will be provided with a designated office base with full secretarial and administrative support. This support and the working conditions provided will be equitable across all of the Consultants within the Oncology department.


    The trust is committed to ongoing training and support of consultants, There is a structured two year programme of induction and leadership development. Every consultant appointed is offered a choice of mentors and expected to meet with them on a regular basis.

    The Trust has established itself as a reputable institution in the field of education, as evidenced by its positive evaluations in the PMETB report and feedback from trainees and medical students. It has made significant investments in enhancing its educational resources, including a recently upgraded medical library, an active clinical librarian service, a clinical skills unit, and a state-of-the-art simulation centre that was inaugurated in 2009. Collaborative efforts with other departments and the local University are actively pursued, and the Trust is actively engaged in numerous local and national research projects.


    The town, located in the heart of England, offers a picturesque setting with stunning natural landscapes, vibrant towns, and a rich cultural heritage. Its prime location near London and excellent transport links provide the perfect combination of countryside serenity and urban opportunities. The county hosts a diverse range of industries, including finance, technology, pharmaceuticals, and professional services.

    This area provides an excellent quality of life, with outstanding schools and educational institutions ensuring top-notch education for your family. Charming market towns and picturesque villages with boutique shops, farmers\' markets, and cozy pubs dot the area, each offering its unique character and amenities. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the county\'s beautiful countryside, featuring expansive parks, ancient woodlands, and tranquil river walks.

    With its strategic location, strong economy, exceptional amenities, and natural beauty, This town is an enticing destination for individuals and families considering relocation. Whether you\'re seeking career growth, a tranquil countryside retreat, or an active and culturally rich lifestyle, it offers something for everyone.


    EEA Candidates:

    • Experience of working in Clinical Oncology
    • Board Certified Specialist in Clinical Oncology

    Non-EEA Candidates:

    • Experience of working in Clinical Oncology
    • Eligible for GMC Registration

    UK based applicants

    • Experience of working in Clinical Oncology
    • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT
  • Medical Oncologists with interest in Breast
    £50,000 - £119,133

    Region: South-Central 
    Speciality: Specialty Doctor or Consultant Medical Oncologist
    Subspecialty: Breast
    Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-term


    A large south-central trust is looking for a Consultant Medical Oncologist with a specialist interest in Breast cancer. They are considering either UK or overseas trained doctors in Medical Oncology for a fixed-term or permanent contract.

    The trust will support with CESR and will assist in further sub-specialist training in the NHS. This is a high-performing and supportive department for overseas doctors, or UK-based doctors looking to further careers in the UK.


    The Trust has developed massively in the last few years, focusing on driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy ‘Working Together’. The hospital has recently received substantial investment, final building plans have been approved with £58 million of national funding in place.

    The Trust was recently ranked by the CQC as outstanding, in relation to being ‘caring’ and ‘effective’. It has 992 beds, with 92% inpatients recommending the hospital, serving 675,000 residents across South-Central England. 


    The diagnostic imaging department supports acute and cancer services with CT scanning, MRI, a proactive interventional radiology team, on-site PET scanning, nuclear medicine, specialty reporting and dedicated support to cancer MDTs. The oncology department utilises world-leading technologies, machines and resources, including 4 matched Varian linear accelerators and a Toshiba CT simulator. Approximately 3,500 new referrals are seen per year and around 22,000 episodes of chemotherapy are delivered per annum.

    Both departments have extensive support staff which includes 7 clinical oncology registrars, 4 medical oncology registrars and SHOs on a variety of training schemes. There are 39 funded beds. 


    The department and wider trust are extremely keen on assisting Consultants in developing their career. Consultants receive access to CESR support, access to specialty training from world-leading practitioners, and the opportunity to undertake relevant external duties to enhance continued career development. 

    In addition to the Trust’s medical library, the department holds an extensive library of journals and relevant educational materials to support CPD. The department is forward-thinking and began utilising SABR for lung primaries and oligometastatic disease in March 2021. The oncology research team is dynamic and innovative, comprising research nurses, radiographers, pharmacists, clinical trials assistants and R&D colleagues, supporting a large portfolio of clinical trials. 


    The post is in a thriving commercial and cultural centre. Just 90 minutes from central London benefitting from good road and rail links, as well as easy access to Europe. The trust is home to a thriving artistic community with a medley of museums and theatres. Developments within the city itself and on the harbour suggest a vibrant future for the area. Inland from the hospital is the beautiful and relatively unspoilt countryside of a National Park and New Forest. The area combines the advantages of city life with pleasant villages and seaside towns. There are several first-rate schools both in the state and private sector and it is an excellent place to raise a family.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced medical oncologists to further specialise in the NHS, or work towards their CESR and Specialist Registration in Clinical Oncology.


    EEA Candidates: 

    • Recognised European Medical Degree or Specialist Qualification

    Non-EEA Candidates:

    • MRCP or equivalent qualification 

    UK Based Candidates: 

    • MRCP qualification

    This is a great opportunity for any experienced consultant medical oncologist working towards CESR in medical oncology specialist registration in the UK.

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