2 Consultant Clinical Oncologists

Worcester, Worcestershire
£77,913 - £105,042
28 Jan 2019
20 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Worcestershire Oncology Centre
Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care Directorate

2 Consultant Clinical Oncologists
(Post 1 - Breast/Gynae and Post 2 - Head & Neck/Lymphoma/UGI)

Full Time 10PA’s

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our oncology team at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Worcestershire Oncology Centre has been open for 3 years and has recruited a diverse multi-professional oncology team with expertise from a number of centres across the UK. The service is linked with the Arden Cancer Centre at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwick in a unique partnership arrangement across the 2 counties to serve a joint population of 1.4 million. The centre in Worcester is an integral and respected part of the Trust’s Specialised Clinical Services Division (SCSD).

The Oncology Centre houses the radiotherapy hub which consists of a dedicated pre-treatment CT scanner, 3 Linacs and a superficial treatment machine. There is also space for a 4th Linac. We use state-of-the-art planning techniques and have a very dedicated and forward-thinking team of physicists, dosimetrists and radiographers. The centre is complimented by outpatient and chemotherapy clinics at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch and the Kidderminster Treatment Centre, Kidderminster. A new outpatient and day-case chemotherapy suite fully integrated with the radiotherapy centre at Worcester is planned for the future. There is a thriving trials team supporting all 3 sites.

We are now seeking 2 further Consultant Medical Oncologists to expand our friendly, cohesive, enthusiastic and dynamic team. The successful candidates will provide and develop oncology services for patients with breast, upper GI, melanoma, renal, gynaecological, head and neck and colorectal cancers. Tumour site specialisation will be open to discussion with the successful candidates, but specialist interests should include one or more of these sites. These posts are full time and contribution to the on-call rota will be expected in conjunction with the other oncologists.

Worcester is a thriving cathedral city with excellent schools and immediate access to beautiful countryside in the Malvern Hills and the county of Worcestershire, yet within easy reach of Birmingham, Bristol, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and Oxford.

Interested candidates should contact Dr Lisa Capaldi, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Lead on 01905 733816, Dr Nishanth Murukesh, Consultant Medical Oncologist on 01905 761426 and Mrs Karen McCredie, Directorate Manager on 01905 761424.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome.

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Closing date: 20th February 2019. Interview date: 5th April 2019.

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