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Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Upper GI and Gynae Cancer)

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Exeter
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Applicants are invited to apply for a Locum Consultant Position in Clinical Oncology, with a special interest in Upper GI and Gynaecological Cancer to join our established Oncology team. This is a fixed term post for 9-12 months and is based on a contract of 10.5PAs, based at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The post holders should have a CCT in Clinical Oncology.

Main duties of the job

For more detail about the main duties of this role, please see the job description section below. As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

About us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford).

Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within peoples own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Its never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as youll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

Applicants are invited to apply for a Locum Consultant Position in Clinical Oncology, with a special interest in Upper GI and Gynaecological Cancer to join our established Oncology team. This is a fixed term post for 9-12 months and is based on a contract of 10.5PAs, based at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The post holders should have a CCT in Clinical Oncology.

There are opportunities for teaching and research opportunities with Exeter Medical School and University and a general interest in clinical research is desirable for all posts advertised as the post holder will be expected to recruit to the Trust NCRI and Commercial study portfolios.

Interest in and experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is desirable. We are part of the Peninsula Clinical and Medical Oncology training programme.

The Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Wonford, is the largest employer in the city of Exeter, serving the acute healthcare needs of a diverse community. The RD& E provides acute hospital services to around 350,000 people in Exeter, East Devon and Mid Devon and offers specialist services such as cancer care, plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedic surgery, paediatric care and renal services to people further afield in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Somerset and Dorset. We recognise the diversity we bring to work makes the RD& E workplace richer and helps us better serve patients from diverse backgrounds. The Our commitment to you webpages spell out how we support diversity in the workforce. We are pleased to have won four awards for our work in recognising and valuing the diversity of our staff.

Exeter is a historic County Town with a superb Cathedral. The town is situated in the heart of the South West of England, 30 minutes drive from the wilds of Dartmoor, but within a short distance of glorious beaches and coastline.

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners and either be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of completion of specialist training at the date of interview.

Interview Date: TBC

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr Kate Scatchard, (01392 406170) Kate.Scatchard@nhs.net or Dr Jenny Forrest, (01392 406071) Jennifer.forrest1@nhs.net for further discussions.

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with Priority and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Benefits

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you'll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers.

You will also have access to other benefits including:

National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.

Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter

Car lease schemes.

The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).

Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

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Desirable

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Employer details

Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Exeter

Devon

EX2 5DW

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185-583-6826

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