- Career Level Consultant
- Contract type Permanent
- Hours Full Time
- Salary £76,761 - £103,490 per annum
Hospital – UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOUTHAMPTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
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