Consultant Oncologist in Neuro-oncology and Paediatric malignancy

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City of Bristol
22 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
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Consultant Clinical Oncologist – Paediatric radiotherapy and adult neuro-oncology (10 PAs)

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UHBristol) is looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant Clinical Oncologist to join our expanding team. The appointed consultant will work with established teams at The Bristol Cancer Institute to deliver paediatric radiotherapy and adult neuro-oncology including stereotactic radiosurgery. The post-holder will work closely with paediatric oncologists at the internationally renowned, co-located, Bristol Children’s Hospital.  Additional training in paediatric radiotherapy will be provided if required. Bristol is a highly respected, research active neuro-sciences centre with adult neuro-surgical services provided at North Bristol NHS Trust. Whilst the advertised post is for 10 PA’s, there is sufficient flexibility in the job plan for the post-holder to work part time. Candidates who wish to discuss other areas of sub-specialisation are welcome to enquire.

UH Bristol 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 both 2017 and 2019 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 post-holder will work with paediatric oncology services at the Bristol
Significant new investment is ongoing in the Bristol Cancer Institute. 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.
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 Clinical Oncology within six months of the date of interview. Applicants wishing to work as part of a job share or work part time are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is 22nd September 2019 with interviews scheduled for 18th October 2019.

For further details / informal visits contact:

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

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