Specialty Doctor in Haematol-oncology

London (Central), London (Greater)
05 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
£37,923 - £70,718 per annum
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 3,900 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals – one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey – as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital

At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.

At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits and learning and development opportunities. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Private Care

Monday – Friday position

Specialty Doctor - MDU (full time) We are currently accepting applications for the position of Specialty Doctor in Medical Oncology to join the Private Care Medical Team, based mainly at our Chelsea branch of the Trust, but with an expectation of some travel and support to the team on the Sutton site. This is a full-time position.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced doctor to work closely with, and learn from, some of the world’s leading consultants in oncology. The day unit provides chemotherapy and holistic support to patients and their families. The service operates Monday to Friday and the role would not require any out of hour’s commitment.

The successful applicant would be working closely with the nursing and pharmacy teams to deliver a safe and customer focused service. Because our patients need to visit the unit on a regular basis, the Specialty Doctor role is an opportunity to build lasting relationships with your patients and their families, and will enable you to provide high quality, personalised care.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has an international reputation for high quality patient care, education and research and its partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research means it is the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe.

Although this is not a training post, the Trust is committed to supporting the ongoing professional development for all staff. Applicants should have at least 3 years medical experience following full registration with the General Medical Council. It is also desirable that you will have at least 1 year general oncology experience. Qualification to MRCP or equivalent is also desirable.

Note - We could also consider part-time working patterns

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lisa Page, Private Care: Direct Dial: 020 7811 8475.

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity. 

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion. 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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