Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Location
Bristol
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Ref
387-SPS-1551-ESB
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) is looking to appoint a Consultant Clinical Oncologist to join our expanding team. The post, based at the Bristol Cancer Institute, form part of the strategic development of cancer services developing joint pathways of care across the region and may include sessions at either North Bristol NHS Trust or Weston Area Health NHS Trust. The proposed areas of sub-specialisation include neuro-oncology and/or breast with other areas to be determined according to candidates preferred areas of interest.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Lead Doctor ahead of interview to discuss options. Candidates who wish to work part time or as part of a job share are welcome to apply.

UHBristol is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. The trust was awarded ‘Outstanding’ status in 2017 by the Care Quality Commission. The successful candidate will join a team of 40 (not all full time) consultants in oncology, haematology and palliative care. The Bristol Cancer Institute is part of the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), providing services to a catchment population of 2.2 million people. The centre receives about 5,500 new referrals each year.

Significant new investment is ongoing in the Bristol Cancer Institute with further expansion of our out-patient and day unit facilities during 2019. The radiotherapy department offers IMRT, high dose rate brachytherapy, SABR and Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery. Adult chemotherapy is delivered in our 30 bedded in-patient unit, 20 chair chemotherapy day unit or in our two community units. The South West Teenage and Young Adult unit opened in 2014 providing specialist in-and outpatient facilities. There is an active clinical trials unit with close links to the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. Over 100 clinical trials are currently open and the successful candidates will be encouraged to develop teaching and research opportunities. There is an established education programme with specialist trainees in both medical and clinical oncology.

Bristol has an exciting and diverse culture with excellent schools. It was voted by the Sunday Times in 2017 as the best city in Britain to live in. There is quick access to the South West of England, Wales and London.

The successful candidate must be on the Specialist Register of the GMC with a valid licence to practice in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16 November 2009.

They will have completed Specialist Training (or equivalent) or have a CCT date in Clinical Oncology (dependent on post applied for) within six months of the date of interview.

The closing date for applications is 4th March 2019 with interviews scheduled for 20th March 2019.

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