Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of two Consultant Clinical Oncologists to join the Oncology team at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The posts will provide and develop Oncology services for patients with Upper GI, breast and gynaecological cancers and will also contribute to the Acute Oncology Service. The post will be mainly based at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, with an outpatient clinic at one of our peripheral hospital sites.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will be responsible for:

Provision of a comprehensive service in Oncology with consultant colleagues, including new patient and follow up clinics at Worcester and one of our peripheral sites.

The care of patients in his/her charge and for the proper functioning of the department

Provision of emergency cover, including ward rounds and reciprocal cover for your consultant colleagues during reasonable periods of leave on a shared basis.

Undertaking teaching/training duties as required and actively participating in the teaching programmes

Participating in clinical and medical audit and actively contributing to both departmental and Trust matters concerning clinical Governance.

Actively participating in continuing medical education.

Undertake and develop Leadership roles within the department.

Job description for this post is currently awaiting RCR approval.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the detailed job description and personal specification document that is attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining (UK) CCT in Medical Oncology.
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of problems both emergency and elective within specialty.
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients.
  • Expertise in sub-specialty including brachytherapy for gynaecological malignancies


  • SABR experience



  • Possession of FRCR or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to practise.
  • Entry on Specialist Register in Clinical Oncology (or CCT expected within 6 months of interview date)
  • Success in Intercollegiate Specialty Examination or overseas equivalent


  • Additional higher medical/scientific degree

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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