Consultant Medical Oncologist

Carlisle, Cumbria
£77,913 - £105,042 pa
13 Feb 2019
06 Mar 2019
Oncology, Radiotherapy
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust is at a truly exciting time of transformation. Through our Trust Strategy we will achieve the delivery of safe, accessible, high quality and sustainable healthcare services in North Cumbria for the next generation.

A New Cancer Centre is planned with the proposed building works beginning in Q2 of 2019 and an estimated completion date of 2021. Any possible changes as a result of this will be discussed at Interview.

The Trust is committed to the long term development of a culture of continuous improvement as a way of working across all areas of the organisation to respond to changes in health care need and demand. The post holder will be expected to be flexible and open to changes, to identify opportunities for improvement and to play an active role in developing, implementing and sustaining improvements to working practices and patient services.

Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work full or part time in Medical Oncology. In the course of his/her work the job holder liaises with nursing, professional and technical, social work and administrative staff.

You will be expected to participate in Consultant Appraisal and Job Plan Reviews on an annual basis and the revalidating process when necessary.


You will be responsible for the day-to-day care of all patients under your care. The programme of training for each individual doctor will be flexible depending on his/her particular needs and stage of training. The successful candidate will be expected to work across the two hospital sites (Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle and the West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven).

The post will be based at The Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle or West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.

North Cumbria University NHS Trust is committed to ensuring a safe and high quality of patient care underpinned by our Trust values. It is expected that all employees demonstrate their commitment to these in their daily activity. In addition to this you may be asked ‘Values-based interview questions at interview.

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 may be available for successful applicants moving to the region.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

This post is subject to the Medical and Dental Staff Terms and Conditions of Service.

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Closing date: 6th March 2019.