Consultant in Paediatric Neuro-Oncology and Drug Development

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
14 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Oncology, Paediatrics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

10 PAs

GOSH is the largest centre for paediatric oncology in Europe with around 200 newly diagnosed solid/CNS tumours per annum. The department is the joint Principal Treatment Centre (PTC) for North London with UCLH. The radiotherapy provision is at UCLH which is one of two centres in the UK that will provide proton beam irradiation as well as a major centre for the provision of radionucleotide therapy in children and adolescents. Currently children aged 13 years and above are seen at UCLH and younger children at GOSH. GOSH provides care for all children <1y of age across North and South London. The department is an active participant in national and international collaborative clinical trials and has close working relationships with the bone marrow transplant (BMT) team.

You are invited for a Consultant in Paediatric Neuro-Oncology and Drug Development. You will be part of the Department of Haematology and Oncology based at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The Department of Oncology is part of a holistic multidisciplinary team providing care for patients with solid tumours of childhood. You will work as part of a team of oncologists specialising in neuro-oncology with the opportunity to develop specialist interest and leadership in specific brain tumour sub-types.

You will be trained as a paediatric oncologist with experience in neuro-oncology, and care of patients with solid tumours. The role will also have the opportunity to work with drug development and support early phase clinical trials.

This is a permanent appointment with a 1.7 on-call commitment of 0.8 DCC.

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Mette Jorgensen or Dr Olga Slater on 0207 829 5559 or email or apply by clicking the apply button.

All applicants must either be on the General Medical Council's specialist register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of application.

Ethnic Minority Groups are currently under represented within our staff teams. Applications are particularly welcome from these groups.

Closing Date: 14 October 2018.

Interview date: 20 November 2018.

The Trust encourages applications from all sections of the community.

We offer a range of flexible working patterns; contact us for more information.

Confirmation of enhanced disclosure will be required before appointment.

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