Are you a Clinical Oncologist looking for a rewarding opportunity in the UK? Do you have UK Specialist Registration/eligibility for UK Specialist Registration?
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. Negotiations can be made to match your preferred tumor site.
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 tumor site, with particular interest in Upper GI, Gynae and Skin (non-melonoma).
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.
AM I ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
To be eligible for this vacancy you will need the following:
This is a great opportunity for any experienced Oncologist.
This is an excellent consultant opportunity for geriatricians to join a high-performing and well-regarded NHS Trust in the East of England. Applicants on the specialist register with CCT or CESR, or those not yet on the register can be considered, as the trust will support overseas candidates. The trust is the one of the largest NHS organisations in the East of England region, with their scale of size providing exciting opportunities for research, development, innovation, education and training. They have a track record of recruiting the best calibre consultants from within the UK and from overseas.
WHAT IS THE TRUST LIKE?
The trusts provides both acute hospital and community health care and was formed on 1 July 2018 from the merger of 2 of the main hospitals in the area. The new trust has nearly 10,000 staff and an annual budget in 2019/20 of over £715 million. Currently, The trust has two main acute hospitals in the East of England;
As a trust services include accident and emergency; critical care; planned medical and surgical care, consultant and midwifery-led maternity, neonatal and paediatric care; diagnostic and therapy services; and since October 2015 community hospitals and specialist community services . Community midwifery services are provided to the population of the area.
WHAT IS THE GERIATRIC DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The appointee will be joining a group of 6 other consultants in elderly medicine who provide a comprehensive service for residents of Northeast Essex. The department consists of 3 main clinical delivery groups - General Community – comprising Older Peoples inpatient and outpatient services, Specialist Community Services, and Integrated Therapies. The department operates a ward-based policy and have an average of 10-15 outliers on the 3 wards where the inpatient care are shared between the consultant in the department. There are rapid assessment clinics both at 2 sites offering GPs the opportunity for patients who require urgent assessment to be seen within 72 hours of referral. The department are also responsible for rapid access clinics, sub-specialty care in frailty, Orthogeriatrics, falls, and movement disorders.The older people’s physicians enjoy a close working relationship with the general physicians and there are good links with the old age psychiatry departments based at both the sites.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THE REGION?
The county of local town are a fantastic location for doctors and their families wishing to live in the South East of England, close to London but without the high cost of living and property that is associated with life in London. You will find all the amenities required for a family in the region, with excellent schools, transport links and availability of housing both short and long term. You can live in the pretty and historic local town, or in the various little towns and villages dotted around the region. Neither urban town life or rural life is ever too far away and there is something for everyone here!
Suffolk and Essex are holiday destinations for a reason. The beautiful stretch of coastline along Suffolk and Essex offers everything from the pier and heritage of South-wold, the amusements at Clacton to sights such as Thorpeness’ House in the Clouds.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU?
The department supports the consultants with opportunities to support the multi-professional teaching and development along with active participation in teaching programmes for Foundation, IMT, GP, Higher Specialty Training.
Consultants on the specialist register will be given autonomy and will freedom to develop their special interests, with access to additional leadership, research and teaching duties available for those that want it.
All consultants will receive a full induction process and will be involved in clinical audit and governance.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
UK based applicants
This is a great opportunity for any experienced physicians interested in Geriatricians working CESR or specialist registration in the UK.
Applicants for both pure breast radiology or breast and general radiology (or another subspecialty) are encouraged to apply.
Ideally, the applicant will be trained in screening, individuals with symptomatic breast training only will be considered. If the applicant wishes to train in screening this would also be supported by the Trust.
General Radiology duties will be based in the main department at one site, while sessions in breast imaging are located in a seperate site within the larger complex.
42,225 women were invited for screening in 2017/18 with an uptake of 78.9% and the very successful High Risk MR breast screening service was implemented in 2014.
Symptomatic breast imaging services are provided by the breast imaging team independently and the symptomatic service receives approximately 4500 referrals per year. All these referrals are seen in a one stop clinic with surgical and imaging assessment in the same visit.
You will be part of a team that includes the following:
Equipment & Facilities:
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The trust will fully support training, development, CESR applications and is particularly welcoming to overseas candidates, though of course UK applicants with NHS experience will be warmly received too!