Consultants in Oncology x2

Location
Wales
Salary
£73,656 to £95,626 pa
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Ref
050-ONC-355C-04-17
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

1 x Consultant Medical Oncologist and 1 x Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Come and join our team of Oncologists in a beautiful part of the world where we believe in quality patient-centred care and a good work/life balance.

Successful applicants can expect:

  • To work as part of an established friendly, cohesive and enthusiastic team
  • To work in an environment of commitment to excellent patient care and continuing service expansion
  • The option to live in a beautiful location with excellent access to all outdoor leisure pursuits.
  • Excellent road and rail links, with close proximity to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester
  • Access to excellent state and private schools.

Due to retirement we are looking to recruit one clinical oncologist and one medical oncologist, who will each have the opportunity to subspecialise in two tumour sties by negotiation. Subsites available include Gynaecological, Urological (bladder and prostate), Lung and Colorectal cancer. We will make every effort to accommodate the subspecialty interests of the successful applicants.

Oncology is a regional service, based on the three main North Wales hospitals of Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan and Wrexham Maelor Hospital. These posts will be based at the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd with peripheral clinics in Wrexham Maelor Hospital, and at the Alaw Unit in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor.

The North Wales Cancer Centre has a 20 bed in patient ward and day-case chemotherapy unit with facilities for 24 patients simultaneously. There is a radiotherapy department which includes 4 operational Linear Accelerators, using advanced radiation treatment and verification techniques. IMRT and IGRT are used routinely in several tumour subsites. SBRT is under development.

The Alaw Unit has an 18 bed in-patient ward and day-case chemotherapy unit with facilities for 18 patients simultaneously. In addition it provides Level 2b haematology service with an active peripheral blood stem cell harvesting and transplant service. 

The Oncology team consist of 8 Clinical Oncologist and 6 Medical Oncologists, 5 Specialist Registrars, 3 Associate Specialists, 6 Speciality Doctors and 5 Junior Doctors. The Division includes the speciality of Haematology and has a close working relation with Palliative Medicine. We have an active Research Department recruiting to the national portfolio of radiotherapy and systemic therapy trials. The Health Board has a long history of close collaboration with both Bangor University and Cardiff medical School with ample opportunities to develop interest in academic work, education and leadership roles.

The Health Board is the largest health organisation in Wales providing a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of 678,000 people across six counties in North Wales, with a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of 16,500.

Application is by visiting NHS Jobs UK, please click the apply button.

The Health Board website is www.bcu.wales.nhs.uk

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Simon Gollins, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Director, on 01745 448774 ext 7963 or Geraint Roberts, General Manager or Julie Green, Business Manager on 01745 448239.

Closing date: 9th May 2017.