Consultant Medical Oncologist

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Ref
365-A-18-66893-4
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Worcestershire Oncology Centre

Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Care Directorate

Consultant Medical Oncologist

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 4 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 Worcester Oncology Centre is complimented by outpatient clinics and chemotherapy units 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. The oncology centre is part of the West Midlands Medical Oncology training programme with registrars spending 6- 12 months in the unit.

We are now seeking another Consultant Medical Oncologist to expand our friendly, cohesive, enthusiastic and dynamic team. The new team will comprise of 8 wte Clinical Oncologists and 3 wte Medical Oncologists. The successful candidate will provide and develop oncology services for patients with breast, upper GI, melanoma, renal and gynaecological cancers. Tumour site specialisation will be open to discussion with the successful candidate, but specialist interests should include one or more of these sites. There will also be opportunities to take up leadership roles in audit/ research/chemotherapy/clinical governance/acute oncology. The post is 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.

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Informal enquiries and visits are welcome.

Closing date: 2nd April 2019. Interview date: 1st May 2019.

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