Consultant Clinical Oncologist 

Derby, Derbyshire
06 Apr 2018
04 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a new challenge?

There has never been a better time to come and work at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we are a leading Teaching Hospital with care, safety, compassion and pride at the heart of our organisation.

With over 8,500 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day. Our staff go above and beyond and are taking pride in caring for our patients – making every moment matter.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join us?

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for

Derby Teaching Hospitals are seeking to recruit 2 Consultant Clinical Oncologists, who together with 12 other Consultant Oncologists will provide a comprehensive service for the people of Southern Derbyshire and East Staffordshire.

We are looking for Clinical Oncologists with interest in:

  • Urology and Lung
  • Gynaecology and Breast

However, there could be some flexibility with the specialties and we would be more than happy to discuss this.

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will consider relocation expenses and enhanced Terms and Conditions on appointment, depending on previous experience.

Applicants for these appointments should have full registration with the United Kingdom General Medical Council with a license to practice and have or be within 6 months of CCT at time of interview.

The posts are based at Derby Teaching Hospitals which provides Cancer Services for the population of Southern Derbyshire and East Staffordshire.

In Cancer Services our chemotherapy facilities include a state-of-the-art day unit with 19 chemotherapy chairs and transfusion service. Treatment is provided by experienced chemotherapy nurses who are well versed in cannulation and administering chemotherapy. This is also provided peripherally at Burton Hospital.

With 40 dedicated oncology beds, and provision of side rooms for neutropenic patients and special requirements. The Oncology service is well supported by a well-established Haematology Service, Palliative Medicine Service including inpatient unit, Clinical Psychologists, interpreters and bereavement support staff.

Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy and Radiotherapy Physics are housed together in a purpose-built centre, with the following equipment:

4 Linear Accelerators – 3 Varian TrueBeam and 1 Siemens Artiste,

Aria Oncology management system and Eclipse treatment planning.

HDR Brachytherapy Unit

Xstrahl Superficial Xray therapy – 80kV & 120kV

Toshiba wide-bore CT-simulator, with Prosoma Virtual simulation 

The Trust has seen the opening of a graduate entry Medical School - a satellite of the University of Nottingham, which has greatly enhanced the teaching and research opportunities for medical staff.

The city of Derby is centrally located with excellent road, rail and air links and within easy access of the Peak National Park. An excellent range of primary and secondary educational facilities and social amenities are also available.

For further details and to apply for the post please click the apply button quoting reference 320-MD-PC-0307-KD

Closing date: Friday 4th May 2018.

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