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Clinical Fellow in Medical Oncology

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year Per annum plus London Weighting
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Job Details

Appointment to this post offers excellent experience of medical oncology for those wishing to pursue a career in this field. There is an active postgraduate teaching programme and all oncology trainees (or equivalent) are expected to attend.

The department has a wide portfolio of clinical trials and an active clinical research programme. Post holders will work directly with one or more Consultant Oncologists and alongside other oncology specialist trainees. Experience in Medical Oncology at ST level is essential. All candidates should have full registration with the GMC and MRCP or equivalent is essential.

Main duties of the job

The post is for 12 months. The post holder will be one of 9 middle grade doctors in medical oncology, 18 middle grade doctors in clinical oncology, 3 speciality doctors and 7 CT1/2 level doctors in oncology. The trainee will take part in the on call rota with prospective cover (band 1B or equivalent).

Training in this post will be within the Department of Oncology at University College Hospital. The department provides comprehensive care for all types of cancer. In addition to local and regional services for the commoner tumours, it provides supraregional services for rarer tumour types including brain, sarcomas and paediatric and adolescent oncology. The department is functionally integrated with clinical haematology which has a major practice in haematological oncology including transplant

About us

UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre opened in April 2012 on the site of the old EGA building on Huntley Street. The building houses HCA, The Squire Garden, Haematology/Oncology daycare, outpatients, theatres, imaging, nuclear medicine and phlebotomy. Volunteers work throughout the Cancer Centre to help provide outstanding practical, emotional and financial support to patients, their carers and loved ones.

The Macmillan Support and Information Service provides a range of support and information to all patients seen and treated in the Cancer Centre, and to any other patient with cancer treated elsewhere within the Trust. The PET/MR Unit operates the UK's first PET/MR system, which includes both a PET camera and 3T MR scanner in the same physical unit so that both tests can be performed simultaneously in one single session

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • Medical degree
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians or equivalent
  • GMC registration and entry on the appropriate GMC Specialist Register
  • Completed core medial training or equivalent


  • Knowledge of the Clinical Governance framework of the NHS (including Research governance) and understanding of current changes in the organisation and management structures of the NHS. Ability to act within these parameters



  • Experience in medical oncology
  • Experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Clinical audit experience


  • Undergoing or completed higher specialist training in clinical oncology
  • Experience of laboratory research

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability and commitment to teach in a clinical setting
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload, to delegate responsibility as appropriate and to supervise staff
  • Good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment & on own initiative
  • Understanding of research methodology
  • Presentation Skills



  • Excellent communication skills/verbal and written. Good command of written and spoken English

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Huntley Street



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