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  • Career Level Consultant
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Salary £76,761 - £103,490 per annum

Location – Southampton General Hospital
Post Title – Consultant in Clinical Oncology with an interest in Urology and Colorectal
Start Date of Post – As soon as possible

Contract Length – Permanent

University Hospitals Southampton Foundation Trust wishes to appoint a full or part time consultant in Clinical Oncology to treat patients with urological cancer at Southampton General Hospital and colorectal cancer at St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight. This post is a replacement post and will start as soon as possible either as a locum, or substantive position.
The post holder will spend 1 day per week on the Isle of Wight and 4 in Southampton.

In Southampton the successful candidate will join a team of 32 Oncologists (16 medical oncologists and 16 clinical oncologists). They will work with the urological cancer team, attend weekly MDT meetings and be responsible for patients receiving radiotherapy, HDR prostate brachytherapy, chemoradiation for bladder cancer and systemic treatments for prostate cancer. Southampton Oncology Centre is well equipped delivering state of the art radiotherapy including cranial SRS and IORT and is currently building a bunker for a 7th, high spec linac. When it goes clinical in 2017 a rolling replacement of all 6 linear accelerators will commence.

In Isle of Wight the post holder will join the multidisciplinary colorectal team at St Mary’s Hospital which is a designated Cancer Unit with excellent out-patient and chemotherapy facilities. The isle of Wight colorectal MDT diagnosed and treat just over 100 new cases per year. The team includes 3 surgeons, one oncologist (this post) specialist radiology and histopathology support and a CNS. The post holder will provide clinics chemotherapy at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport supported by the local CNS and a UHS employed chemotherapy nurse practitioner. They will also provide radiotherapy as required for a small number of CUP patients. Patients travel to Southampton for radiotherapy

UHS is one of the most research active acute trusts in the UK, and a major research centre for the University of Southampton, hosting a Cancer Research UK Centre and an Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre. This post offers opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. Excellent facilities for research are available and active participation in clinical research is encouraged. University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust was rated one of the top performing organisations in the country for staff engagement in the NHS Staff Survey 2016.


An enhanced relocation allowance is available on request.

Applicants should have CCT in clinical oncology or be on the GMC Specialist Register. Applicants who are within six months of obtaining their CCT on the date of the AAC may also apply. Consideration will also be given to applicants with Consultant level experience working towards GMC specialist registration.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, to a professional standard, in spoken and written English.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.

When applying please remember to include your CCT date in the membership of professional bodies section of the online application form, which is where you must also record your GMC number.

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and Right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

Job Reference – 188-MT596-MEDICAL-A
Closing Date – 09 August 2017

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust provides services to some 1.3 million people living in Southampton and south Hampshire, plus specialist services such Cardiac, Neuroscience, Paediatric Oncology, Paediatric Surgery and Specialist Adult Surgical services to more than 3 million people in central southern England and the Channel Islands.

The Trust’s Main Site is Southampton General Hospital, but includes Princess Anne Hospital, providing maternity services, Royal Southampton Hospital, providing outpatient and some imaging facilities and Countess Mountbatten House, a palliative unit.

The Trust is a major centre for teaching and research in association with the University of Southampton, offering opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and partners including the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust with excellent facilities for research and clinical care. We are 1 of 11 UK centres to be involved in the NHS 100,000 Genome project. We have been successful in our bid for an NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), gaining funding of almost £15 million over five years from April 2017.

The Hospital treats around 112,000 inpatients and day patients, including about 50,000 emergency admissions, approximately 375,000 people at outpatient appointments and around 110,000 cases in the Emergency Department. Planning is currently underway for the creation of a new paediatric emergency department and assessment unit which will have its own dedicated imaging facilities.

Southampton is a vibrant and thriving city with excellent local amenities. The city is surrounded by attractive countryside including the New Forest National Park and the area is internationally renowned for its sailing facilities. Southampton has excellent transport links and is well connected by air. Southampton airport has direct flights to over 40 European destinations and there are good links to Heathrow and Gatwick. Rail and road links give easy access to London, the Midlands and the South West. Just up the M3 is the ancient cathedral city of Winchester, home to the Round Table and start of the South Downs Way, close to the South Downs National Park. The beaches of Highcliffe, Christchurch, Bournemouth, Poole and Chichester are easily accessible a short drive up the coast.

  • Recruiter Address Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, Hampshire. SO16 6YD
  • Telephone 023 8077 7222
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