Consultant Medical Oncologist (Breast and Germ cell)

City of Bristol
£77,913 - £105,042 pro rata
06 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

8 PAs

The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) are looking to appoint a Consultant Medical Oncologist with a specialist interest in germ cell and breast cancers. The post is based at the Bristol Cancer Institute. Candidates who wish to work part time or as part of a job share are welcome to apply. The post is advertised for 8 PA’s but this can be amended according to applicant’s preference.

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 candidates 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 out- patient 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.

Successful candidates 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 Medical Oncology within six months of the date of interview.

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

Dr Jeremy Braybrooke, Lead Doctor in Oncology at BHOC, (, Dr Stephen Robinson, Clinical Director of BHOC (, or Sophie Baugh General Manager of BHOC (, via the Management Office on 0117 342 6291.

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